People seeking treatment for opioid use disorder (OUD) should be able to access that care 24/7 and have choices of where they want to continue treatment. Places like Buffalo, NY are embracing this treatment ideal and changing the way patients access care for OUD.
Josh Lynch, DO
About Josh Lynch, DO
Dr. Joshua Lynch, DO, EMT-P, FACEP is a senior physician with UB|MD Emergency Medicine and holds faculty appointments at the University at Buffalo and Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lynch also spent over a decade in EMS leadership and several years as the system medical director at Mercy Flight of WNY (aeromedical and critical care transport).
Dr. Lynch serves on the Erie County, New York Opioid Epidemic Task force and works as a medication assisted treatment specialist for the Erie County and New York State Health Departments. He is works tirelessly to educate first responders, the medical community, and members of the public on naloxone, overdose, and other treatment options. Dr. Lynch is involved in research and is the creator of the Buffalo MATTERS network established to provide widespread access to buprenorphine and expedited linkage to treatment across Western New York.
He has been a NYSAM & ASAM member since 2019.