Dr. Lynch has been involved in emergency services since 2001 when he began as a volunteer firefighter/EMT/SCUBA rescue technician at East Amherst Fire Department in Amherst, NY. Following graduation from the inaugural class at LECOM Bradenton, Dr. Lynch entered residency at UB and served as chief resident during his final year of residency.
Dr. Lynch has been working with aeromedical services primarily at Mercy Flight of WNY since 2008. After serving as flight physician and medical director for several years, Dr. Lynch was named the Vice President of Medical Operations and System Medical Director in April of 2015.
Dr. Lynch was recently named the Director of Aeromedical Operations at UB|MD Emergency Medicine. He serves as the liaison between Mercy Flight and UB, coordinating all medical student, resident, and fellow activities. He also serves on several committees for NYACEP, Air Medical Physician’s Association, and the National Association of EMS Physicians.
Dr. Lynch serves as a board certified emergency physician at several local hospitals. He also serves as the medical director for several local volunteer fire departments. He has been awarded the “EMS Physician of Excellence” by the Wyoming/Erie Regional EMS council and recently named to the Buffalo Business First’s “40 Under 40” list. His other interests include spending time with family, raising his flock of chickens, volunteering for other charitable organizations, and traveling.