Dr. Landi is originally from the Chicago area. Buffalo has been his home since 1988. He is a veteran of the United States Navy. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical and computer engineering and his Doctor of Medicine from the State University of New York at Buffalo. His training in general and neurological surgery were also completed in Buffalo, New York. Dr. Landi received additional specialized training in pediatric neurosurgery at the Children’s Hospital of Buffalo and training in gamma knife radiosurgery at the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Landi is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and the American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. He is the Chief of Neurological Surgery at Kenmore Mercy Hospital and the Director of the Spine Center. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the University at Buffalo. Dr. Landi is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the Medical Society of the State of New York, and the American Medical Association. He is licensed in medicine and surgery in the State of New York and Florida.
Strong clinical and research interests in minimally invasive surgical techniques have resulted in numerous United States Patents and national awards for developing new technology. He is the inventor of the Minrad laser targeting system used in spine surgery internationally. His research has been presented at national and international scientific meetings and published in scientific articles.
Dr. Landi has received many honors including being recognized by Patient’s Choice, a recognition program where patients rate and vote for their favorite doctors. Dr. Landi has been recognized as one of New York’s Favorite Physicians and as one of America’s Most Compassionate Doctors. Also, Dr. Landi was listed in Castle Connolly’s America’s Top Doctors for five years in a row.
Michael K. Landi, MD, FACS