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Sarah S Schaefer MD

Sarah S. Schaefer, MD

  • Surgery-Bloodless | Surgery-Breast
  • Member of RWJBH Medical Group
Languages Spoken English, Spanish
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    Sarah S. Schaefer, MD, is a board certified breast surgeon with the Center for Breast Health and Disease Management and a member of Barnabas Health Medical Group. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Union College, Schenectady, NY with a BA in Psychology and received a Sigma Xi Award for Outstanding Science. She was also elected to Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Schaefer received her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine.

    While attending New York University School of Medicine, she was the Student Director of NYU 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 maintains memberships in several professional societies. She is a surgical attending at Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center where she participates on several hospital committees. She has lectured for RWJBarnabas 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.

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    Clinical Interests

    Breast Cancer

  • Medical School

    New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1989


    New York University Medical School, NYC, NY, 1990


    New York University Medical School, NYC, NY, 1994


    Bellevue Hospital, New York, NY, 1995

  • 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.

    • Aetna
    • Aetna Better Health
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Centivo
    • CHN
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Health Springs
    • Cigna Medicare
    • Clover Health
    • DOL
    • Emblem
    • Fidelis (WellCare)
    • Horizon
    • Horizon Casualty
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Humana Medicare
    • Humana Tricare
    • Longevity
    • Magnacare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Northwell
    • Qualcare
    • UHC/OX
    • UHCCP
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint (Amerigroup)