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Sara E. Gianfagna, D.O., M.S.M.Ed.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Office: (585) 275-4912

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Hospital Medicine


Professional Background

Dr. Sara Gianfagna is a native of Buffalo, NY. She completed her undergraduate education at Georgetown University, graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Biology and Psychology. There, she was awarded the departmental Biology Medal. In 2019, she graduated from Lake Erie College of Medicine (LECOM) in Erie, PA, where she received a dual degree: a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O), and a Master's Degree in Medical Education (MSMEd.). She completed her internship and residency at Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester. She is currently completing her Chief Residency year (2022-2023). She is interested in medical education for both medical students and residents, focusing on clinical reasoning and bedside examination. Dr. Gianfagna plans on pursing Primary Care after completion of her chief residency year.



DO | Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

MS | Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/25/2020 - 06/24/2022
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center

06/25/2019 - 06/24/2020
Internship in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center


Barbara Sims Award
Sponsor: URMC Department of Internal Medicine
Location: Rochester, NY

David Haller Award
Sponsor: URMC
Location: Rochester, NY