Sara Buckelew, M.D.

Adolescent medicine specialist

Dr. Sara M. Buckelew is a specialist in adolescent medicine in the Teen Clinic and director of the Adolescent Eating Disorders Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. She specializes in treating teens with eating disorders including anorexia nervosa and bulimia and sees patients at UCSF's clinics at Parnassus, Greenbrae and Pleasanton at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at ValleyCare.

Buckelew earned a medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania and completed residencies at Children's Hospital of Los Angeles and at UC Berkeley and UCSF in Preventive Medicine and Public Health. She also completed a fellowship at UCSF. In her research, she's interested in eating disorders and adolescent mental health. She is a member of the American College of Preventive Medicine, American Teachers of Preventive Medicine and Society for Adolescent Medicine. Buckelew, who has a master's degree in public health, is an assistant clinical professor in pediatrics.

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Clinics

Adolescent and Young Adult Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2002

Adolescent Eating Disorders Clinic
400 Parnassus Ave., Second Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143
Phone: (415) 353-2002

ValleyCare Specialty Clinic
5565 West Las Positas Blvd.
Pleasanton, CA 94588-4000
Phone: (925) 598-3500

More about Sara Buckelew

Education

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 1998

Residencies

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles, Pediatrics 2001
UCSF Medical Center, Preventative Med/Public Health 2003

Fellowships

UCSF Medical Center, Adolescent Medicine 2007

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Satterfield JM, Bereknyei S, Hilton JF, Bogetz AL, Blankenburg R, Buckelew SM, Chen HC, Monash B, Ramos JS, Rennke S, Braddock CH. The prevalence of social and behavioral topics and related educational opportunities during attending rounds. Acad Med. 2014 Nov; 89(11):1548-57.
  2. Garber AK, Mauldin K, Michihata N, Buckelew SM, Shafer MA, Moscicki AB. Higher calorie diets increase rate of weight gain and shorten hospital stay in hospitalized adolescents with anorexia nervosa. J Adolesc Health. 2013 Nov; 53(5):579-84.
  3. Forman SF, Grodin LF, Graham DA, Sylvester CJ, Rosen DS, Kapphahn CJ, Callahan ST, Sigel EJ, Bravender T, Peebles R, Romano M, Rome ES, Fisher M, Malizio JB, Mammel KA, Hergenroeder AC, Buckelew SM, Golden NH, Woods ER. An eleven site national quality improvement evaluation of adolescent medicine-based eating disorder programs: predictors of weight outcomes at one year and risk adjustment analyses. J Adolesc Health. 2011 Dec; 49(6):594-600.
  4. Buckelew S, Slivka M, Caglar D, Kwun R, Gupta R, Ros S. Index of suspicion. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome; psoas abscess; hypokalemic periodic paralysis. Pediatr Rev. 2010 Aug; 31(8):341-6.
  5. Buckelew SM, Adams SH, Irwin CE, Gee S, Ozer EM. Increasing clinician self-efficacy for screening and counseling adolescents for risky health behaviors: results of an intervention. J Adolesc Health. 2008 Aug; 43(2):198-200.
  6. Buckelew SM, Yu J, English A, Brindis CD. Innovations in preventive mental health care services for adolescents. J Adolesc Health. 2008 May; 42(5):519-25.
  7. Buckelew SM, Pierrie H, Chabra A. What fathers need: a countywide assessment of the needs of fathers of young children. Matern Child Health J. 2006 May; 10(3):285-91.

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