Dr. Karen Snell-Garus, MD

Dr. Karen Snell-Garus, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology  ·  
Female  ·  
49 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Karen Snell-Garus, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in Williamsville, NY and has been practicing for 22 years. She specializes in obstetrics & gynecology.

Audubon Women's Medical Assocs

2240 N Forest Rd

Williamsville, NY 14221
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • Medicare
  • MVP Health Care

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Top Care Areas

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Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
more than 57% of peers
more than 46% of peers
more than 32% of peers

Dr. Snell-Garus's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Snell-Garus "Solo practice with a focus on providing excellent patient care from adolescence, through pregnancy, and into menopause."

1  Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

1  Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*

54  Conditions Treated


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31  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Baystate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Snell-Garus has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Snell-Garus' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Snell-Garus to family and friends
17 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

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Dr. Snell-Garus' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

She was amazing with the delivery of my son and postpartum care. She was patient, kind and gentle. Overall, she was amazing in comparison to my first birth with another doctor.
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Please consider going elsewhere if you are having a child. Dr Snell is incompetent, rude and cares only about getting her patients in and out of the office.
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Love her. I've been going to her for years. She's so nice and helpful. She's very gentle while doing the exam. Her staff is very friendly and kind also. The only downfall is having to wait a month or two for an appointment.
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I recommend her to everyone! She is excellent! I switched to her when pregnant with my third child and wished I had her as my doc all along, she saved my life during a difficult delivery and her confident, calm,caring manner is excellent.
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I found Dr. Snell to be not only extremely knowledgeable and professional but probably the most kind and compassionate medical person I have ever encountered. She is thorough in her exams, well aware of your history and knows exactly WHO you are, answers any and all questions explaining in...more
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