Bertrand Chaffee Orthopaedic Surgery Center Opens

Pictured L to R: Jim O’May, PA; patient Nancy Bodekor; Dr. Paul Mason

On Monday, May 2, Bertrand Chaffee Hospital welcomed its news providers Dr. Paul Mason and Jim O’May, PA to the BCH family with the opening of the Bertrand Chaffee Orthopaedic Surgery Center.

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital is thrilled to offer orthopaedic services to Springville and the surrounding communities and for these two providers to be a part of the BCH team.

To schedule an appointment at the Bertrand Chaffee Orthopaedic Surgery Center, please call (716) 794-3299.

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital Announces Orthopaedic Program, New Providers

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital is pleased to announce the introduction of the Orthopaedic Surgery Center at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital starting on May 2, 2022.

Dr. Paul Mason, MD, will be providing orthopaedic services to Springville and the surrounding communities. Dr. Mason completed medical school at the State University of New York at Buffalo’s Jacobs School of Medicine and Orthopaedic Training and Fellowship in hip and knee reconstruction at the world-renowned Henry Ford Health Systems. He is board-certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Mason is a founding partner of Buffalo Orthopaedic Group and Buffalo Bone and Joint Surgery. He is Past President of the Medical Staff at Sisters of Charity Hospital and served as Medical Director of the Millard Fillmore Ambulatory Surgical Center.

Dr. Mason is a native Western New Yorker, where he has practiced for nearly 20 years, and where he and his wife raised their four children.

Joining Dr. Mason is Physician Assistant Jim O’ May. Mr. O’ May graduated from Daemen University’s Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies. He has practiced with Dr. Mason for 16 years. A Rochester native, Mr. O’ May is the proud father of two girls and currently resides in Lancaster.

Dr. Mason specializes in hip and knee reconstruction, arthroscopic treatment of shoulder disorders, and Carpal tunnel syndrome. He has achieved Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization (JCAHO) accreditation for Advanced Hip and Knee Joint Reconstruction Certification and is one of only a handful of joint programs in New York State to have achieved this prestigious certification. His consistent HCAHPS scores rank him in the top 1% of orthopaedic surgeons nationally.

“Dr. Mason brings a vast wealth of experience to Bertrand Chaffee Hospital,” said BCH CEO Nils Gunnersen. “Dr. Mason, Mr. O’ May, and their orthopaedic practice are a perfect complement to our campus and our organization’s strategic intent to grow and add new services for our community. We are enthusiastic to have them join the BCH family and share their expertise in order to best serve our patients.”

Bertrand Chaffee Hospital’s new Orthopaedic Surgery Center will be accepting new patients. For more information, please call (716) 794-3299.