Ross Eye Institute Opens New State-of-the-Art Eye Care Campus in Orchard Park, NY – UBMD Physicians’ Group

ByMartha R. Camara

Jun 8, 2022

Rendering of UBMD Ophthalmology at the new Ross Eye Institute Eye Care Campus. Photo credit: Calspan Development & Construction

BUFFALO, NY – UBMD Ophthalmology at Ross Eye Institute and Calspan Development & Construction are opening a new, world-class eye care facility on June 9, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. that will expand its existing presence in the city of Orchard Park.

The construction of this new state-of-the-art facility is an exciting development that will significantly benefit the wider community of western New York on the southern level.

Through patient-focused care, innovation and technology, this campus will provide a one-of-a-kind patient experience, with easy access to the full spectrum of eye care in one place. The new office will be over 18,000 square feet equipped with an imaging suite, procedure room, pediatric and optometry wings and space to comfortably meet all of the eye care needs of our patients.

“Our mission is to educate future WNY ophthalmologists and develop future cures for eye disease while providing the best care available to our patients,” said James D. Reynolds, MD, chairman of UBMD Ophthalmology at Ross Eye Institute and Jerald. and Ester Bovino, professor and chair of the department of ophthalmology at the University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. “This new practice site will significantly enhance our ability to recruit exceptional new surgeons across the country and bring even more specialized expertise to our growing patient population.”

Calspan Development & Construction has a proven track record in building medical campuses and was selected to partner with the Ross Eye team to build this specialist and advanced eye care facility. “We are delighted to provide a world-class facility for the esteemed college professors and academic surgeons of Ross Eye Institute,” said John Yurtchuk, president of Calspan. Development & Building.

About Ross Eye Institute

The Ross Eye Institute is part of the UBMD family and currently has twenty-five experts practicing at three locations in Erie County. The organization also provides eye trauma care in partnership with Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma centers at ECMC and Oishei Children’s Hospital. The Ross Eye Institute has research labs at UB and Buffalo VA Hospital. Visit for more information.

About Calspan Development & Construction

Calspan Development & Construction has experience building a variety of unique and complex installations. Calspan has the knowledge and expertise to provide cost-effective financing and turnkey construction of buildings from start to finish. Calspan’s approach allows its clients to become owners of these buildings when the project is completed. Learn more at