Doppler Ultrasound

DUnew.jpgIn August 2008, UBNS began performing Doppler ultrasound to save our patients the inconvenience of having to travel to another facility for their imaging studies. UBNS is fully accredited to by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) for demonstrating excellence in patient care and commitment to Doppler testing of the highest quality.

A Doppler ultrasound is a painless, noninvasive test that relies on sound waves to produce images of the body's internal structures. A Doppler ultrasound differs from a standard ultrasound in that it can also produce images of blood flow. Doctors rely on the results of Doppler ultrasounds to detect, rule out, and/or manage a variety of medical conditions associated with the vascular system, including but not limited to:

  • DUSample.gifCarotid artery disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease
  • Ulcers
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Complications from angiography
  • Varicose veins
  • Gangrene infection
  • Shunts in the head, neck, or heart

If you would like to schedule your doctor-prescribed Doppler ultrasound at UBNS, please call 716.218.1000 ext. 5103.

UBNS Vascular Lab:
University at Buffalo Neurosurgery
Buffalo General Medical Center
B Building, 4th Floor
100 High Street
Buffalo, New York 14203

Hours for Inpatient 
Monday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm 
Tuesday  7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday  7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday  7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday  7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - Noon
Hours for Outpatient 
Monday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday  7:30 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm 

To make an appointment at one of these alternative locations, you may call that office directly or ask a UBNS staff member to assist you. If you would like additional location options, please ask a UBNS staff member for a more extensive list of Doppler sites around Western New York.

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