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Sarah S Schaefer MD

Sarah S. Schaefer, MD

  • Surgery-Bloodless | Surgery-Breast
  • Member of Our Medical Group
Languages Spoken English, Spanish
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  • Bio

    Dr. Sarah S. Schaefer graduated from Union College, Schenectady, New York in 1985 with a BA in Psychology. She graduated Summa Cum Laude in Psychology and received a Sigma Xi Award for Outstanding Science. She was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa. In 1989 she graduated from the New York University of Medicine where she was awarded a Doctor of Medicine Degree.

    While attending New York University School of Medicine, she was the Student Director of N.Y.U. Student Health. She remained at New York School of Medicine for surgical residency training at Tisch, Bellevue and the Manhattan Veterans' Hospitals. Upon the conclusion of her residency, she joined the attending surgical staff at Bellevue, where she supervised the Surgical Breast Service and its associated clinics. The Bellevue Hospital Surgical Breast Service is a multi-disciplinary breast care service comprised of several surgeons, radiologists and medical and radiation oncologists.

    Dr. Schaefer received her Board Certification from the American Board of Surgery in 1995. She maintains memberships in several professional societies. Dr. Schaefer is a surgical attending at Saint Barnabas Medical Center, Livingston, New Jersey, where she participates on several hospital committees. She has lectured for Barnabas Health's gynecology residency, and has been awarded special recognition from the American Cancer Society for her dedication to the education of women regarding breast diseases and treatment. Dr. Schaefer is a true believer of holistic treatment from a women’s perspective since psychological and spiritual factors are critical to a patient's physical recovery and well-being.

    Dr. Schaefer is a recipient of the 2014 NJ monthly Top Docs award.

    Clinical Expertise

    Surgery-Breast, Surgery-General

  • Medical School

    New York University Medical Center, NY, 1989

    Internship

    New York University Medical School, NYC, NY, 1990

    Residency

    New York University Medical School, NYC, NY, 1994

  • Insurance

    Accepted Health Plan information is only as accurate as the most current information submitted. Prior to your appointment, it is advisable to verify with a physician office that they are still a participating provider.

    • AARP Healthcare
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna PPO
    • Aetna US Health Care
    • Americhoice
    • Amerigroup
    • Amerihealth
    • Cigna Healthcare
    • Consumer Health Network
    • Emblem Health/GHI
    • Empire Healthchoice
    • Galaxy Health Network
    • GHI- Group Health Incorporated
    • Healthcare Payers Coalition
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Horizon PPO
    • Horizon Traditional/Indemnity
    • Local 825 Welfare Fund
    • Magnacare/Magnet
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • National Provider Network
    • Oxford Health Plans
    • Qualcare
    • Qualcare HMO
    • Qualcare PPO
    • Railroad Medicare
    • United Community Plan
    • United Health Care
    • United Medicare
    • Wellchoice
    Insurance ID Numbers

    AARP Healthcare, Aetna US Health Care, Americhoice, Amerigroup, Amerihealth, Barnabas Employee Health Plan, Cigna Healthcare, Consumer Health Network, Empire Healthchoice, Galaxy Health Network, GHI- Group Health Incorporated, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Horizon NJ Health, Horizon PPO, Horizon Traditional/Indemnity, Local 825 Welfare Fund, Magnacare/Magnet, Medicaid, Medicare, Multiplan, National Provider Network, Oxford Health Plans, Qualcare, Railroad Medicare, United Health Care, Wellchoice, Healthcare Payers Coalition, Aetna PPO, Aetna HMO, Emblem Health/GHI, Qualcare HMO, Qualcare PPO, United Community Plan, United Medicare