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About Dr. Melchiore Buscemi

Melchiore Buscemi, MD is a lifelong resident of the Big Apple. He earned a degree in Biology from St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York, where he studied for four years. Dr. Buscemi was an outstanding cellist and volunteer firefighter while he was earning his undergraduate degree in New York City. He frequently performed in Off-Broadway shows held in a variety of New York City venues.

Dr. Buscemi received his medical education at The Autonomous University of Guadalajara in Guadalajara, Mexico. He completed his clinical rotations at Wyckoff Heights Hospital in New York City during his third and fourth years of medical school. After obtaining his medical degree from the State University of New York in 1984, he went on to do an internship at Queens Hospital, which is located in Queens, New York. During this time period, Dr. Buscemi served as the Lead Author for several studies that were published in the journal UROLOGY. These articles focused on Genetics and Virology.

In 1986, Dr. Buscemi graduated from the General Surgery residency program that he had been attending at the Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in New York City. Between the years 1986 and 1989, he attended the Urology Residency program at The University of Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Center in Buffalo, New York, where he also completed his training.

After finishing his residency in urology, he began his work in the field of urology at the Lehigh Valley Medical Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In 1991, he passed the board certification exam for urology.

Dr. Buscemi relocated to St. Lawrence County in the state's northwestern region in the year 1992. He established St. Lawrence Urology Associates and went on to become the managing partner of the practice. He has been affiliated with the hospitals in Canton and Potsdam for thirty years, as well as the Massena Memorial Hospital and the E.J. Noble Hospital in Gouverneur, New York. He was once the Chief of Urology at the institution.