Sara Strauss, M.D.
Diagnostic Radiology
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Sara Strauss, M.D.

Diagnostic Radiology

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Accepts New Patients
Gender: Female
Language: English

About

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Neuroradiology
  • Neuro Radiology

Expertise

  • MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
  • CT (Computed Tomography)
  • CAT Scan (CT Scan)
  • Ultrasound
  • PET (Positron Emission Tomography)
  • PET-CT
  • Neuro Imaging
  • Brain MRI
  • MRA of Brain
  • MRI Spine
  • MR Spectroscopy
  • Magnetic Resonance Angiography
  • Brain CT
  • CT Angiogram Head
  • CT Head and Neck
  • CT Neck
  • CTA Neck
  • CT Spine
  • Myelography
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Disease of Brain
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Neurodegenerative Disorder
  • Stroke
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Spinal Disease

Biography

Sara Strauss, MD is a radiologist specializing in Neuroradiology. She is an Instructor of Radiology at Weill Cornell Medicine and an Assistant Attending Radiologist at the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Campus.      

Dr. Strauss graduated from Columbia College where she earned her B.A. in Neuroscience and Behavior in 2008. She received her M.D. at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 2013, where she received the Dean’s Recognition awardand graduated with Distinction in Research for her work on Diffusion Tensor Imaging.      

Following an internship in Internal Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center, Dr. Strauss did her residency in Diagnostic Radiology from 2014-2018 at Montefiore Medical Center. She served as Chief Resident from 2017-2018, and was awarded the RSNA Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research Award and Milton Elkin Resident of the Year Award upon graduation in June of 2018. She completed her fellowship in Neuroradiology from 2018-2019 at NewYork Presbyterian/WeillCornell Medicine. Dr. Strauss joined the faculty at Weill Cornell Medicine in July 2019 as an Instructor of Radiology.      

Dr. Strauss interprets a wide variety of neuroradiological studies, including MR and CT of the brain, spine, and head and neck, and she has a specific research interest in head and neck imaging. She performs many interventional procedures including head and neck biopsies, fluroscopically guided lumbar punctures and CT and MR myelograms. In addition, she is a mentor and teacher to medical students, residents and fellows, and serves as are viewer for Clinical Imaging.

Credentials

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Radiologist - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Radiology - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 2013
  • B.A., Columbia College-Columbia University, 2008

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - HMO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - PPO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Rockefeller University - Trustmark
  • United Empire
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare - Community Plan
  • United Healthcare - Medicare
  • United Healthcare Compass
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments