Daniel A. Buscaglia, D.O., F.A.O.C.D
Dermatologist & Diplomate, American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine (Vein Care Specialist)
The Medical Director and President of The Cosmetic Vein & Laser Center in Williamsville, New York, Dr. Buscaglia, a board-certified dermatologist and phlebologist (vein care specialist), completed his 3 year dermatology residency training at Grandview Medical Center / Ohio University, where he served as chief resident and academic teaching fellow. During this specialized training, he initiated and directed an outpatient laser clinic for the treatment of wrinkles, pigmented lesions, vascular lesions and tattoos.
Dr. Buscaglia also completed a clinical dermatology fellowship in experimental laser therapy (Photodynamic Therapy) at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. He has published articles on cosmetic dermatology, has trained under world-renowned laser specialists, has received awards on a national level, and has served as a cosmetic laser training course director. Dr. Buscaglia received his Bachelor of Science degree from Gannon University and his Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from Midwestern University / Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology and is a Fellow of both the American Academy of Dermatology (www.aad.org), and the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (www.aocd.org). He is also fellow member of the American Society for Lasers in Medicine and Surgery (www.aslms.org) and an active member of the American College of Phlebology (www.phlebology.org). Dr. Buscaglia is a clinical instructor of Procedural Dermatology, Lasers and Phlebology for the Department of Dermatology, SUNY at Buffalo, attending dermatologist and Associate Faculty at Daemen College Physician Assistant program, and a volunteer dermatologist for the University at Buffalo Inner City Lighthouse Clinic. Dr. Buscaglia is fully licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the state of New York.
On a personal note, Dr. Buscaglia, an Italian-American, was born and raised in Buffalo and returned to his hometown after his medical education because of his love for the area and family ties. Dr. Buscaglia and his wife, Lisa, live in East Aurora, have 5 children and he enjoys family time, European Travel, restoring historic buildings, running, fishing and fine wine collecting.
Lisa Esler-Brauer, M.D.
Board Certified Dermatologist & Phlebologist (Vein Care Specialist)
Dr. Brauer is a board certified dermatologist and phlebologist (vein care specialitst) who completed her dermatology training at the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and a clinical cosmetic dermatology, and phlebology (vein care) and laser preceptorship at the Cosmetic Vein and Laser Center. Dr. Brauer received her Bachelor of Science degree from Binghamton University and graduated cum laude with her Doctorate of Medicine from the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.
She also completed an Internal Medicine Preliminary Year at the Consortium of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. She is a member of the American College of Phlebology and a fellow member of the American society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Brauer has published articles in her field along with many honorary achievements including membership in the medical honor society Alpha Omega Alpha, Dean’s List award for academic excellence during medical school and Phi Beta Kappa honorary status. Dr. Brauer is a clinical instructor of dermatology, lasers and phlebology for the Department of Dermatology, SUNY at Buffalo and is fully licensed to practice medicine and surgery in the State of New York. In her free time, she enjoys photography, water sports, quilting and above all spending time with family. She is the proud mother of a son, Jackson and a daughter Alexandra and spends a lot of weekends at area zoos, museums and festivals with her family.
Bethany Lema, M.D.
Dr. Lema is a New York State licensed, Board Certified Dermatologist who completed her dermatology training at the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, where she served as chief resident in her final year.
Dr. Lema received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology at the University of Rochester cum laude and her medical degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. During medical school, Dr. Lema received a dean’s letter for academic performance and was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society. She went on to complete her preliminary medicine intern year at Westchester Medical Center, New York Medical College in Valhalla, NY.
She is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology, American College of Phlebology and of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Lema has several publications in the field of medical dermatology as well as a book chapter currently submitted for publication. Dr. Lema was raised in Western New York and enjoys traveling and skiing.
Ajay Amarnani, M.D.
Dr. Ajai Amarnani, the newest member of our team, is a board-certified dermatologist and Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Amarnani is fully trained in cosmetic dermal fillers, Botox and other cosmetic injectable and laser treatments. He is a member of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, American College of Phlebology (varicose vein care) and will be playing an active role at The Cosmetic Vein & Laser Center, including clinical laser research.
Dr. Amarnani received his B.S. in Chemical Engineering from The University of Wisconsin and his M.D. from Northeast Ohio Medical University. He then completed an Internship at Akron City Hospital and Dermatology Residency at SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. During his training, he was nominated for the Gold Humanism Honor Society and has contributed to the field of dermatology with multiple scientific publications. Before entering medicine he was a middle school teacher in the prestigious Miami-Dade Teach for America Corps, which aims to eliminate inequalities in childhood education. Dr. Amarnani is also a dermatologist at the Buffalo VA Hospital.
On a personal note, Dr. Amarnani was born and raised in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He enjoys playing soccer and tennis in his spare time and listening to vinyl records on his vintage record player.