Accepting new patients

Dr. Sarah Ellestad, MD

Maternal-Fetal Medicine ·  Female · Age 47

Dr. Ellestad

Dr. Sarah Ellestad, MD is a maternal-fetal medicine specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from State University Of New York Upstate Medical University in 1999 and specializes in maternal-fetal medicine.


Accepting new patients


Make an appointment


Insurance Check

Search for your insurance provider

Dr. Ellestad accepts

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

(919) 684-6327

Dr. Ellestad accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
Learn more about background checks

Experience Check

Check Dr. Ellestad's experience treating your condition or procedure

Dr. Ellestad's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
C-Section
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellestad performs C-Section more than 100% of her peers

Dr. Ellestad performs this procedure more than 100% of her peers

Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellestad treats Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ellestad treats this condition more than 98% of her peers

Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ellestad performs Fetal Cardiac Monitoring more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ellestad performs this procedure more than 98% of her peers

Dr. Ellestad's conditions and procedures:

  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • C-Section
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Lupus
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Thalassemia
  • Thrombosis
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC

About Me

Care Philosophy

My particular niche in the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine is prenatal diagnosis but I do a little bit of everything. The special thing about maternal-fetal medicine here at Duke is that the group is really cohesive in terms of getting along real...

Specialties

  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Maternal & Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Education

2006
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Baystate Medical Center
Residency Hospital
2000
Baystate Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1999
State University Of New York Upstate Medical University
Medical School
2006
2003
2000
1999

Awards

Dr. Ellestad's Reviews

Be the first to leave a review

How likely are you to recommend
Dr. Ellestad?
(Select your rating)

Affiliated Hospitals

Check the quality of care at hospitals where Dr. Ellestad treats patients.

Learn more