Dr. Richard Carlson is Board Certified in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, and is a diplomat from the National Board of Medical Examiners. A fellow of the American College of Physicians and a member of the American Geriatric Society, Dr. Carlson has been practicing medicine for more than 30 years. After receiving his M.D. from Creighton University School of Medicine in Nebraska, Dr. Carlson completed a residency and internship in the Phoenix V.A. Medical Residency Program. Immediately following, Dr. Carlson worked as a staff physician at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center, where he was awarded the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Indian Health Service Certificate for excellence in implementing programs to encourage wellness and prevent disease. He also received the Indian Health Service Certificate for outstanding contributions in quality assurance and providing medical care to the Native American elders. After Arizona, Dr. Carlson practiced in Malawi, East Africa before settling in Buffalo, where he has been serving the community for the last twenty-five years.
As co-founder of the Sheridan Medical Group, Dr. Carlson strives to exemplify healthy living and promote wellness to all his patients.
Current & Recent Appointments
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine
Mentor, School of Pharmacy, State University of New York at Buffalo (2001-present)
Mentor, Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track Program
Health Care Plan (1993-2000)
Master Clinical Teaching Fellowship, Primary Care Resource Center
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
State University of New York at Buffalo (1996)
American College of Physicians, fellow
American Geriatrics Society, member