Shari Gelber, MD

Shari Gelber, MD

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Locations &


Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Englewood


350 Engle Street Room 4213, Main Building Englewood, NJ 07631

Phone: 201-894-3669
Fax: 201-541-3445
Monday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


Please call the office to schedule an appointment.


Insurances Accepted

Please contact your insurance company directly prior to receiving services or care to confirm your coverage. Although we have made every effort to ensure this list is accurate, only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.

1199 (SEIU)

  • 1199 (SEIU)


  • Aetna Assure Premier Plus
  • Aetna CCN
  • Aetna CoreSource
  • Aetna Coventry
  • Aetna FIDE-SNP
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Managed Care
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health HMO
  • Aetna Whole Health PPO
  • Medsolutions
  • Meritan Health


  • AmeriHealth Administrator
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Value Network (Exchange Plan)


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna Medicare Advantage
  • Cigna Open Access Plus
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Medicare Advantage


  • EmblemHealth EPO
  • EmblemHealth EPO2
  • EmblemHealth FEHB
  • EmblemHealth FEHBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI CBP
  • EmblemHealth GHI PPO
  • EmblemHealth National
  • EmblemHealth PPO1
  • EmblemHealth PPO2
  • EmblemHealth PPO3
  • EmblemHealth Tri-State
  • Vytra

Empire BCBS

  • Blue Priority
  • Empire BCBS EPO
  • Empire BCBS HealthPlus Gatekeeper (prefix VJD)
  • Empire BCBS Indemnity
  • Empire BCBS Medicare Advantage Plus
  • Empire BCBS PPO

Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Fidelis Care NJ

  • Fidelis Care NJ Medicaid Managed Care

First Health

  • First Health


  • GEHA Health Plan

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • Horizon BCBS Braven Health
  • Horizon BCBS EPO
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS Medicare Managed Care
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • NJ Carpenters Fund
  • OMNIA Tier 1
  • Traditional

Horizon NJ Health

  • Horizon NJ Health Medicaid
  • Horizon NJ TotalCare (D-SNP)


  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • Humana ChoicePOS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS
  • Humana Gold Choice Network PFFS 23
  • Humana Gold Plus DE-SNP
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana Medicare (Employer PPO Plus)
  • Humana Medicare PPO
  • Humana Medicare PPO 2023
  • Humana National Medicare HMO
  • Humana National POS - Open Access
  • Humana National POS - Open Access Plus


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO

Mail Handlers

  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)


  • Medicaid NJ


  • Medicare NJ


  • Beech Street
  • MultiPlan Humana
  • MultiPlan Worker's Comp
  • PHCS
  • Pomco

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan

Nippon Life Insurance Co of America

  • Nippon Life Benefits


  • Freedom
  • Garden State Network
  • Liberty
  • Metro
  • Oxford Medicare


  • Choice Care
  • Oscar
  • QualCare EPO
  • QualCare FEHB
  • QualCare GHI PPO
  • QualCare HMO
  • QualCare Humana
  • QualCare PPO
  • QualCare Worker's Comp

Railroad Medicare

  • Railroad Medicare NJ

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR

United Healthcare Community and State

  • Dual Complete
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicaid (NJ FamilyCare)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community and State Medicare


  • AARP
  • Commercial and Marketplace
  • Compass Benefit (Exchange)
  • Medica
  • River Valley
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare StudentResources

Wellcare NJ

  • Wellcare NJ Ambetter
  • Wellcare NJ Medicare Managed Care


  • Wellpoint Medicaid
  • Wellpoint Medicare Advantage


About Shari Gelber

Dr. Gelber is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology and in maternal fetal medicine. Her clinical focus is maternal fetal medicine. Dr. Gelber received her MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and a PhD in neurobiology and behavior from Columbia University. She did an obstetrics and gynecology residency at Drexel University College of Medicine, where she served as chief resident, followed by a maternal fetal medicine fellowship at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. She is a co-author on numerous book chapters and scientific research publications.

Education &

Education & Degrees

MD: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


Drexel University College of Medicine


Weill Cornell Medical College

Certifications & Distinctions

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine (American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology)
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology (American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology)



Monni G, Illescas T, Iuculano A, Floris M, Mulas F, McCullough LB, Chervenak FA, Gelber SE. (2016) Single center experience in selective feticide in high-order multiple pregnancy: clinical and ethical issues. J Perinat Med. Mar;44(2):161-6

Ulrich V, Gelber SE, Vukelic M, Sacharidou A, Herz J, Urbanus RT, de Groot PG, Natale DR,Harihara A, Redecha P, Abrahams VM, Shaul PW, Salmon JE, Mineo C. (2016) ApoE Receptor 2 Mediation of Trophoblast Dysfunction and Pregnancy Complications Induced by Antiphospholipid Antibodies in Mice. Arthritis Rheumatol. Mar;68(3):730-9.

Gelber SE, Taubel D, Chervenak, FA (2016) American Medical Education: The Evolution of Excellence. J. Perinatal Med May 1;44(4):411-3.

Gelber SE, McCullough LB, Chervenak FA. (2016) Ethical Dimensions of Counseling about the Clinical Management of Gestational Diabetes. Am J Perinatol. Nov;33(13):1262-1265.

Gelber SE, Grünebaum A, Chervenak FA. (2016) Reducing health care disparities: a call to action. Am J Obstet Gynecol. Aug;215(2):140-2. PMID: 27397627.

Gelber SE, Grünebaum A, Chervenak FA. (2016) Prenatal screening for microcephaly: an update after three decades. J Perinat Med. Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27662643

Catallozzi M, Dapena Fraiz L, Hargreaves KM, Zimet GD, Stanberry LR, Ratner AJ, Gelber SE, Rosenthal SL. (2016) Pregnant women's attitudes about topical microbicides for the prevention and treatment of bacterial vaginosis during pregnancy. Int J STD AIDS. Nov 4 [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 27815549

Gelber SE, Grunebaum A, McCullough LB, Chervenak FA. (2017) Fulfilling professional responsibilities when counseling patients about Zika infection. BJOG. Mar;124(4):550 PMID: 27860092.

Dennis-Tiwary TA, Denefrio S, Gelber SE. (2017) Salutary effects of an attention bias modification mobile application on biobehavioral measures of stress and anxiety during pregnancy. Biol Psychol. May 3;127:148-156. PMID: 28478138

Rosen, GH, Randis, TM, Desai, PV, Sapra, KJ, Ma, B, Gajer, P, Humphrys, MS, Ravel, J, Gelber, SE, Ratner, AJ. (2017). Group B Streptococcus and the vaginal microbiota. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. Sep 15;216(6):744-751. PMID: 28934437


For a full listing of Dr. Gelber's publications, visit

Chapters and Reviews


Gelber, S.E. and Ratner, A.J. (2002) Hospital-acquired viral pathogens in the NICU. Sem Perinatology 26(5), 346-356.

Evans, M..I., Krivchenia, E.L., Gelber, S.E., and Wapner, R..J. (2003). Selective Reduction. Clinics in Perinatology 30(1), 103-111.

Gelber, S.E. and Nyirjesy P. (2005) Update in Vulvovaginal Candidiasis. The Female Patient Primary Care Edition 30(4), 25-31. Also as Gelber, S.E. and Nyirjesy P. (2005) Update in Vulvovaginal Candidiasis. The Female Patient OB/GYN Edition30(5). 36-42.

Gelber, S.E. and Sciscione A.C. (2006) Mechanical Methods of Cervical Ripening and Labor Induction. Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: Cervical ripening and labor induction 49(3). 642-57.

Gelber S.E. and Nyirjesy P. "Vaginal Discharge."Clerkship Guide for Obstetrics and Gynecology. Eds. Minassian and Woodland. Elsevier, 2007.