Freya R. Schnabel, MD

  • Specialty: Breast Surgery
  • Languages: English, Hebrew, Spanish
  • Phone: 212-731-5367

About Me

Conditions and Treatments

breast cancer, breast surgery, atypical hyperplasia, lobular carcinoma in situ, brca gene



  • Professor, Department of Surgery
  • Director of Breast Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery

Education and Training

  • 1988
  • Fellowship, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Surgery
  • 1987
  • Residency, New York University, Surgery (General)
  • 1982
  • MD from New York University


Locations and Appointments

33 Insurance Plans Accepted
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Indemnity
  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO/EPO
  • Cigna EPO/POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Healthy NY
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Indemnity
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield MediBlue
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Pathways, Enhanced
  • HealthSmart (WTC)
  • Hotel Trades
  • Humana Medicare
  • Local 1199 PPO
  • Medicare
  • NY Medicaid
  • Oxford Exchange
  • Oxford Freedom
  • Oxford Liberty
  • Oxford Medicare
  • United Exchange- Compass
  • UnitedHealthcare Community & State Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare EPO
  • UnitedHealthcare HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare POS
  • UnitedHealthcare PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Top Tier
*Insurance listed above may not be accepted at all office locations. Please confirm prior to each visit. The information presented here may not be complete or may have been changed.

NYU Breast Surgery Associates
160 East 34th Street
New York, NY 10016


Phone: 212-731-5367

NYU Langone Joan H. Tisch Center for Women's Health
207 East 84th Street
New York, NY 10028

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  • Cancer Risk Assessment Using Genetic Panel Testing: Considerations for Clinical Application

    Hiraki, Susan; Rinella, Erica S; Schnabel, Freya; Oratz, Ruth; Ostrer, Harry 2014 Mar; 168-175, Journal of genetic counseling — id: 958122, year: 2014, page: 168, stat: JOURNAL ARTICLE
  • A Randomized Prospective Study of Lumpectomy Margin Assessment with Use of MarginProbe in Patients with Nonpalpable Breast Malignancies

    Schnabel, Freya; Boolbol, Susan K; Gittleman, Mark; Karni, Tami; Tafra, Lorraine; Feldman, Sheldon; Police, Alice; Friedman, Neil B; Karlan, Scott; Holmes, Dennis; Willey, Shawna C; Carmon, Moshe; Fernandez, Kristen; Akbari, Stephanie; Harness, Jay; Guerra, Lisa; Frazier, Thomas; Lane, Karen; Simmons, Rache M; Estabrook, Alison; Allweis, Tanir 2014 May; 1589-1595, Annals of surgical oncology — id: 953912, year: 2014, page: 1589, stat: Journal Article
  • Breast cancer risk prediction using the novel germ-line signatures in epigenome regulatory pathways

    Adaniel, C; Rendleman, J; Smith, J A; Klein, R J; Schnabel, F R; Shao, Y; Offit, K; Kirchhoff, T 2013 20 May; -, Journal of clinical oncology — id: 452002, year: 2013
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