Sarah S. Lusman, MD


Cohen Children's Specialty Center

32 Strawberry Hill Court
4th Floor Suite 7
Stamford, CT 06902

Main: (203) 273-7628
Fax: (212) 342-5756

New York Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
Childrens 7 North
New York, NY 10032

Main: (212) 305-5903
Fax: (212) 342-5756

About Me

Dr. Sarah Lusman is a pediatric gastroenterologist who is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric gastroenterology. She treats children with all types of digestive problems.

Dr. Lusman earned her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She then completed her residency and fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center.

Dr. Lusman provides the full spectrum of digestive care, and has special interest in nutrition, food allergies and cystic fibrosis. Dr. Lusman received additional training through the Developing Innovative GastroEnterologic Specialty Training (DIGEST) Program of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. She also participates in research with the Cystic Fibrosis Center at Columbia University.

Dr. Lusman is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University. She serves as the Associate Director of the Pediatric Residency Program and the Director of the Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellowship Program.

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Education & Training

Medical School

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital


Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

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Published Work

Peer Reviewed Publications

Sarah Shrager Lusman, Richard Grand. Approach to Chronic Abdominal Pain in Cystic Fibrosis. J Cyst Fibros. 2017 Sep 25. S1569-1993 (17) [Epub ahead of print].

Solomon, A.B., Reed, R., Benkov, K., Kingsbery, J., Lusman, S.S., Malter, L.B., Levine, J., Rabinowitz, S., Wolff, M., Zabar, S., Weinshel, E. Using the Objective Structured Clinical Exam (OSCE) to Assess ACGME Competencies in Pediatric Gastroenterology Fellows. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2017 Apr; 64 (4): e92-e95.

Sarah Lusman, Jillian Sullivan. Nutrition and Growth in Cystic Fibrosis. Cystic Fibrosis. Pediatric Clinics of North America. Elsevier; August 2016.

Harvey J. Mamon, Beow Yong Yeap, Passi A. Janne, Jason Reblando, Sarah Shrager, Michael T. Jaklitsch, Steven Mentzer, Jeanne M. Lukanich, David J. Sugarbaker, Elizabeth H. Baldini, Scott S. Berman, Arthur Skarin, Raphael Bueno. High Risk of Brain Metastases in Surgically Staged IIIA Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients Treated with Surgery, Chemotherapy and Radiation. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2005; 23 (7): 1530-1537.

Anatoly Zhitkovich, Sarah Shrager, Joseph Messer. Reductive metabolism of Cr(VI) by cysteine leads to the formation of binary and ternary Cr--DNA adducts in the absence of oxidative DNA damage. Chemical Research in Toxicology 2000; 13 (11): 1114-1124.           

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications

Sarah Shrager Lusman. Cystic Fibrosis: Nutritional Issues, Cystic Fibrosis: Assessment and Management of Pancreatic Insufficiency and Cystic Fibrosis: Overview of Gastrointestinal Disease. UpToDate / Wolters Kluwer Health. External peer reviewer. 2015.

Sarah Shrager Lusman. Peritonitis. Hepatomegaly (with Sivan Kinberg). Asplenia and Hyposplenia (with Joseph Picoraro). The 5-Minute Pediatric Consult 7th edition. Wolters Kluwer Health - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2015. 

Sarah Shrager Lusman, Haley C. Neef. Disorders of the Liver and Biliary Tract. Rudolph’s Pediatrics Self-Assessment & Board Review. McGraw Hill; 2013. 

Sarah Shrager Lusman, Amy R. DeFelice. Malnutrition and Nutritional Therapy. The NASPGHAN Fellows Concise Review of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. 1st ed. New York: Castle Connolly; 2011. 397-400 and 435-438.

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics,American Board of Pediatrics


  • Member, Association of Pediatric Program Directors
  • Member, Academy of Educators, American Gastroenterological Association,
  • Member, Training Committee, North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
  • Member, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Member, PREP GI Editorial Advisory Board

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