doctors Physician study ranks Buffalo No. 6 in U.S. to suffer from OB/GYN shortage By Marian Hetherly • May 11, 2020 Catholic Health The latest research shows a growing shortage of obstetricians and gynecologists, and the potential "crisis" this poses for women's health care. The shortage is so critical locally, Buffalo ranks No. 6 among U.S. metropolitan areas. Listen Listening... / 4:00 WBFO's Marian Hetherly reports Local hospitals welcome diverse new class of young doctors By Mike Desmond • Jul 10, 2017 WBFO's Mike Desmond Young doctors in Western New York and around the country are in one of the most stressful periods of their careers.