Sara Berkelhamer

Sara K. Berkelhamer

Sara K. Berkelhamer MD

UBMD Pediatrics


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine; Neonatology; Pediatrics

Hospital-based provider only


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology, Pediatrics

Physician Gender:


Hospital Locations (for inpatients only):

  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital
  • Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital

Insurance Accepted:

  • Aetna U.S. Healthcare
  • Blue Cross & Blue Shield of WNY Inc
  • CIGNA HealthCare
  • Community Blue (HMO)
  • Community Blue Advantage
  • Coventry
  • Empire
  • Fidelis
  • Independent Health Association (HMO)
  • Independent Health Medisource
  • Lifetime Benefit Solutions / RMSCO
  • Magnacare
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MVP Healthcare
  • Nofault
  • North American Administrators
  • Nova
  • Preferred Care
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Tricare
  • TriCare/Champus
  • United Healthcare
  • Univera Health Care (HMO)
  • Veterans Administration
  • WellCare
  • Workers Comp
  • YourCare

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics
  • Board Certification, American Board of Pediatrics, Sub-board in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Education and Training:

  • Fellowship, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Harvard University (2006)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Seattle Children‘s Hospital (2003)
  • Residency, Pediatrics, Seattle Children‘s Hospital (2002)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, Seattle Children‘s Hospital (2000)
  • MD, Medicine, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, with Honors (1999)
  • BA, Human Biology, Stanford University (1994)

Awards and Honors:

  • Western New York Perinatal Bereavement Network: Physician of the Year Award (2019)
  • Northwestern University Pediatric Residency Program: Resident Teaching Award (2013)
  • Children‘s Memorial Hospital: Advocacy Award (2012)
  • Children‘s Memorial Hospital: Advocacy Award (2011)
  • Perinatal Research Society: Young Investigator's Travel Award (2011)
  • National Resuscitation Program: Young Investigator‘s Award (2011)
  • Children‘s Research Fund: Foundation Award (2011)
  • Pediatric Academic Societies: Young Investigator‘s Travel Award (2006)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (1998)
  • Pritzker School of Medicine: Fentress Research Award (1998)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician’s research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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