Dr. Shara Israel is a primary care physician, board certified in internal medicine. She graduated from Stuyvesant High School and received a Bachelor of Arts degree from both Barnard College and the Jewish Theological Seminary. She earned her medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia Medical School in New York and completed her residency in internal medicine at Cornell University/New York Hospital.
Dr. Israel was associate residency director of the internal medicine residency program and medical director of the ambulatory clinics at Stamford Hospital before joining her primary care practice in 2007. She is a clinical associate professor of medicine at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons and is regularly recognized by her peers as a “Best Doctor in NY and Fairfield County.” Dr. Israel enjoys her diverse patient practice and the comradery of working with her many colleagues in the community. She has served on several hospital committees and is currently a director on the Board of Stamford Health.
Education & Training
Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York Hospital
American Board of Internal Medicine
The below is a list of all insurance plans generally accepted by Stamford Health Medical Group. Please be sure to confirm insurance coverage and the provider's participation with your specific plan before scheduling your appointment.
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The majority of the physicians on the Stamford Hospital Medical Staff are not employees or agents of the Hospital. They are independent practitioners who have been granted the privilege of using the Hospital's facilities for the care and treatment of their patients. This includes, but is not limited to, emergency department physicians, anesthesiologists, radiologists, surgeons, cardiologists, obstetricians, pathologists and other consultants who may treat patients.
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