Dr. Peter Forgach at Buffalo Ophthalmology

Peter Forgach, M.D.

Buffalo Retina Specialist

University of Notre Dame
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Medical College of Georgia – Augusta University
Jacobs School of Medicine
Dr. Peter Forgach, is our practice founder (originally Amherst Retina) and a well-respected retinal specialist in Western New York. He is a recognized Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
  • Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
  • Member: American Academy of Ophthalmology

Education & Experience

  • Undergraduate Bachelor’s of Science — University of Notre Dame
  • Medical School — Medical College of Georgia – Augusta University
  • Internship — Cleveland Clinic
  • Residency — SUNY Buffalo
  • Fellowship — Baylor School of Medicine
  • Assistant Clinical Professor — University of Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine
Dr. Peter Forgach has also proudly served as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy and Chief of the Retina Service at the Oakland Naval Hospital in Oakland, California.

Expert Patient Care & Accomplishments

Dr. Forgach’s primary focus is in retinal care. For over 30 years in private practice, he has prided himself on building and maintaining proficiency in the latest retinal treatment techniques, including laser and surgical treatments.

Patient Testimonials

I’ve been with this doctor for some years now and have been completely satisfied with the services received from him and his staff. They are caring professionals with outstanding abilities to care for your medical eye needs and overall well being.


Buffalo Ophthalmology eye care patients

Community Involvement & Interests

Though he was born in Hungary, Dr. Forgach is a proud son of Buffalo and a graduate of Calasanctius High School. His Hungarian roots and his love of Buffalo have consequently shaped much of his involvement in the community. He is an Honorary Consul of Hungary to the United States.

Dr. Forgach is especially proud of his work helping Hungarian students obtain scholarships to study in the United States during the 1990s. Those students were so successful that over the years, Dr. Forgach has since helped over 150 Hungarian and Eastern European students receive postgraduate education and experience in the United States by way the Stephen Gerencser Calasanctius Fund that he founded with his.

Publications & Media Recognition

In The News:

Honorary Consul of Hungary in Buffalo
Hungarian American Coalition

Hungarian American Coalition Board member Dr. Peter Forgach becomes Honorary Consul of Hungary in Buffalo

February 15, 2018 | Washington, DC

Washington, DC – On January 13, 2018, Hungarian American Coalition (Coalition) Board member, Dr. Péter Forgách was inaugurated Honorary Consul of Hungary in Buffalo, NY. Dr. Forgách will fulfill his duties in Upstate New York.

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