Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Shaan E. Alam as General Surgeon

September 8, 2023

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Shaan E. Alam, M.D., to its surgical team, starting November 1.

Certified by the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Alam specializes in minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery. Before joining NFMMC, Dr. Alam worked as a Surgeon Physician at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, FL, and held positions at Advent Health Lake Wales and HCA West Marion Hospital.

Dr. Alam earned his medical degree from Delhi University College of Medical Sciences. He completed his surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY; the Brooklyn Hospital Center, and San Joaquin General Hospital in French Camp, CA. Furthering his training, Dr. Alam served as a Senior Resident Officer at the Balaji Action Medical Center Institute in New Delhi, India, and as a Senior House Officer at the Royal United Hospital in Bath, UK.


Founded in 1895, Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center (NFMMC) has a long tradition of serving the Niagara community. NFMMC’s hospital and primary stroke program are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Health Care, and its primary care network is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Memorial’s inpatient services include a cardiac/stroke unit, a medical–surgical unit, an ICU, a Labor and Delivery unit, and an Adult Inpatient Psychiatry unit, the only one of its kind in Niagara County. Memorial serves as a Center for Community Health by operating five primary care centers, a large outpatient adult mental health clinic, a Health Home, and several innovative community-based services.   Thanks to a partnership with Catholic Health, Kaleida Health, and Erie County Medical Center, NFMMC operates the only cardiac catheterization laboratory in Niagara County. Memorial is also home to the Golisano Medical Oncology Center, which operates in collaboration with Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center.

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