Sarah R. Barenbaum, M.D.
Internal Medicine
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Sarah R. Barenbaum, M.D.

Internal Medicine

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Internal Medicine Specialist
  • Obesity Medicine


  • Obesity
  • Weight Management
  • Weight Loss
  • Metabolic Syndrome
  • Education About Prediabetes
  • Exercise Counseling
  • Insulin Resistance
  • Nutritional Counseling
  • Pharmacologic Therapy
  • Post Bariatric Surgery
  • Referral to Bariatric Surgeon
  • Weight Loss (Bariatric) Surgery


Sarah Barenbaum, MD is an Instructor in Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College and an Assistant Attending Physician at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital. Dr. Barenbaum specializes in the care of patients with obesity and weight-related medical complications. 

Dr. Barenbaum sees patients at the Comprehensive Weight Control Center, and also with the GI Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery program, where she serves as the Obesity Medicine Director.


The Comprehensive Weight Control Center at Weill Cornell Medicine - Fellowship in Obesity Medicine

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center - Residency in Internal Medicine

Drexel Univeristy College of Medicine - M.D.

Yale University - B.A.

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2015


Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Assistant Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Instructor in Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Drexel University College of Medicine, 2016
  • B.A., Yale University, 2008


Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

  • AETNA - Medicare
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • AgeWell New York
  • Amida Care
  • * Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Access
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Blue Connection
  • 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)
  • * Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • * Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

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