Dr. William Wnuk has been appointed medical director for the Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Primary Care Center.

He will serve as the physician leader responsible for quality assurance for the practice, which will add a tenth provider, Dr. Jacqueline Shanahan, on August 9.

Dr. Wnuk will coordinate with Vice President of Medical Affairs Dr. Edwin Heidelberger, CEO Nils Gunnersen, Director of Patient Care Services Darlene Schrantz, and the hospital’s medical and clinical staff in the management of the primary care practice and its collaboration with the hospital services.

Dr. Wnuk joined the practice in June 2015, and earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Canisius College and his doctorate in medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo’s School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He completed his residency in internal medicine-pediatrics at SUNY Buffalo, and is certified in cardiac stress testing, pediatric advanced life support and advanced cardiac life support. Dr. Wnuk and his family reside in Springville, and have been an integral part of the community.

“Our hospital continues to prove to our community that we are a strong and reliable center for access to local healthcare services,” said Dr. Wnuk. “I’m looking forward to building on the work that Dr. D’Eon has done to address quality measures and processes.” Call (716) 592-8140 for appointments with primary care or for more information.