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Sarah J. Betstadt, M.D., M.P.H.

Obstetrics & Gynecology , General Obstetrics & Gynecology

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Gender Wellness, Obstetrics and Gynecology

125 Lattimore Road, West Entrance, Suite 150
Rochester, NY 14620

About Me

Certified Specialties

Obstetrics & Gynecology - American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology

Faculty Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology (SMD)


Residency & Fellowship

Fellowship, Boston University Medical Center. 2006 - 2008

Residency, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baystate Medical Center. 2003 - 2006

Internship, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Baystate Medical Center. 2002 - 2003


MD | SUNY Upstate Medical University College of Medicine. 2002


George W. Corner Dean's Teaching Fellow. 2022 - 2024

Herbert W. Mapstone Prize for Second Year Teaching. 2021

Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine. 2015

Alpha Omega Alpha. 2014

Nominated for the Arthur P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award. 2013

National Faculty Award for resident education. 2012

Excellence in Teaching Award. 2011

ACOG Congressional Leadership Conference. 2008

Berlex Foundation Faculty Development Seminar Attendee. 2007

Policy, Advocacy, Legislation and the Media Workshop. 2007

Resident Teacher of the Year. 2006

Fellowship, Clinical Research Training(CREST) Program (NIH K30). 2006

Family Planning Fellowship Forum Recipient. 2006


Journal Articles

Results of Immediate Postpartum Long Acting Reversible Contraception Provision After Expanded Reimbursement Policy Implementation at an Academic Medical Institution.

Levandowski BA, Green T, Li L, Betstadt S, Thevenet-Morrison K, Harrington A

Maternal and child health journal.. 2023 June 8 Epub 06/08/2023.

Assessing Women's Health Needs in the Underserved Island Communities of Vanuatu.

Shellard ML, Rojas B, Seligman N, Betstadt S

Maternal and child health journal.. 2021 June 26 Epub 06/26/2021.

Intubation and intensive care after laminaria anaphylaxis in second-trimester abortion.

McQuade M, Barbour K, Betstadt S, Harrington A

The American journal of emergency medicine.. 2019 August 24 Epub 08/24/2019.

Barriers and outcomes associated with unfulfilled requests for permanent contraception following vaginal delivery.

Flink-Bochacki R, Flaum S, Betstadt SJ

Contraception.. 2018 November 19 Epub 11/19/2018.

The Rise of Female Sterilization: A Closer Look at Colombia.

Folch BM, Betstadt S, Li D, Whaley N

Maternal and child health journal.. 2017 September 21 (9):1772-1777. Epub 1900 01 01.

Human glial chimeric mice reveal astrocytic dependence of JC virus infection.

Kondo Y, Windrem MS, Zou L, Chandler-Militello D, Schanz SJ, Auvergne RM, Betstadt SJ, Harrington AR, Johnson M, Kazarov A, Gorelik L, Goldman SA

The Journal of clinical investigation.. 2014 December 124 (12):5323-36. Epub 11/17/2014.

Forebrain engraftment by human glial progenitor cells enhances synaptic plasticity and learning in adult mice.

Han X, Chen M, Wang F, Windrem M, Wang S, Shanz S, Xu Q, Oberheim NA, Bekar L, Betstadt S, Silva AJ, Takano T, Goldman SA, Nedergaard M

Cell stem cell.. 2013 March 712 (3):342-53. Epub 1900 01 01.

Complications of surgical termination of second-trimester pregnancy in obese versus nonobese women.

Murphy LA, Thornburg LL, Glantz JC, Wasserman EC, Stanwood NL, Betstadt SJ

Contraception.. 2012 October 86 (4):402-6. Epub 03/23/2012.


Murphy LA, Glantz JC, Thornburg LL, Wasserman E, Stanwood NL, Betstadt SJ.

Complications of Surgical Termination of Pregnancy in Obese Versus Non-obese Women. 2012; : 402-6.

Intrauterine device insertion after medical abortion.

Betstadt SJ, Turok DK, Kapp N, Feng KT, Borgatta L

Contraception.. 2011 June 83 (6):517-21. Epub 12/03/2010.

Relationship of intraamniotic digoxin to fetal demise.

Borgatta L, Betstadt SJ, Reed A, Feng KT

Contraception.. 2010 April 81 (4):328-30. Epub 01/12/2010.

Misoprostol priming prior to second trimester medical abortion.

Moreno-Ruiz NL, Vesona JL, Betstadt SJ, Feng KT, Borgatta L

International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics : the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.. 2009 July 106 (1):67-8. Epub 04/09/2009.

Cervical obstruction complicating second-trimester abortion: treatment with misoprostol.

Borgatta L, Sayegh R, Betstadt SJ, Stubblefield PG

Obstetrics and gynecology.. 2009 February 113 (2 Pt 2):548-50. Epub 1900 01 01.


Gynecology for the Primary Care Physician 2nd Edition (2008)

Chapter: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding

Authors: Borgatta L, Betstadt SJ

Publisher: Medicine Group LLC a division of Springer Science + Business Media LLC, Philadelphia 2008

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