Sara Damewood, MD

  • Emergency Medicine


As a physician specially trained in emergency medicine, Sara Damewood, MD leads a team of expert health care clinicians who treat people with illnesses or injuries that could be life-threatening or pose an immediate risk to their health and well-being. Injury or illness can be caused by disease, infection, stroke, heart attack, or bodily trauma, and may include symptoms such as fevers, vomiting, bleeding, shortness of breath, dizziness, weakness and pain. She speaks with patients, obtains lab tests and imaging, such as X-rays to diagnose the injury or illness and provides necessary treatment.  

Whether it is a life-threatening event, such as a heart attack, or a condition needing rapid treatment, such as pneumonia, Dr. Damewood attentively and compassionately listens to all patients to understand their health care needs and provide the most advanced medical care available.

Dr. Damewood is division director of Emergency Ultrasound for the BerbeeWalsh Department of Emergency Medicine. Her clinical and research interests focus on ultrasound simulation and measurement of ultrasound competency, as well as fellowship education. 

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Emergency Medicine
Medical School
  • The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • Albany Medical Center, Albany, NY