Shari Gelber, MD

Shari Gelber, MD

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Specialties, Procedures &
Conditions Treated

Primary Areas of Practice

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Locations &


  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

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

    Main: 201-894-3669
    Fax: 201-541-3445

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Insurances Accepted

Below is a list of the insurance plans that your provider participates in. It is very important that you contact your insurance company prior to receiving services or care. Each health insurance plan is different and some provide different levels of coverage: only your health insurance plan can provide complete information regarding your coverage and potential out-of-pocket costs.


  • Amerigroup Medicaid
  • Amerivantage


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


  • APWU Health Plan


  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Cigna Supplemental
  • Great-West Healthcare (GWH)
  • Health Partners

Clover Health

  • Clover Health


  • 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 Plan (NYSHIP)

  • Empire Plan (NYSHIP)

Horizon BCBS

  • Federal Employee Program
  • 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


  • Local 825
  • MagnaCare PPO


  • Medicare NJ


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

MVP Health Care

  • MVP Health Care PPO


  • NALC Health Benefit Plan


  • 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

TRICARE North Region

  • DVA


  • UMR


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


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 & Surgeons


Drexel University College of Medicine


Weill Cornell Medical College

Board Certifications

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine
  • 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.