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Yana B. Garger, MD

  • Instructor in at CUMC
Yana B. Garger, MD

Dr. Garger is a board-certified endocrinologist who concentrates on disorders of the internal organs, such as the thyroid and adrenal glands, which regulate countless body functions. Dr. Garger deals with medical issues such as diabetes, obesity, thyroid ailments, metabolic and nutritional disorders, pituitary diseases, and menstrual and sexual problems.

Dr. Garger received her bachelor’s degree, cum laude, from Brandeis University and her medical degree from New York Medical College. She did her residency at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, where she was the chief medical resident in her final year, and her fellowship in endocrinology at New York University Langone Medical Center, where she was received the Fellow of the Year award for the Division of Endocrinology. 

Dr. Garger has presented at the Society of Nuclear Medicine, the New York Thyroid Club and the Endocrine Society. She has also has co-authored articles that have been published in the American Journal of Cardiology and the American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, and co-authored a chapter of the Principles of Diabetes Mellitus textbook.

Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Garger had her own medical practice in Hackensack, NJ, where she specialized in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism issues. She is licensed to practice medicine in New York and New Jersey and is fluent in both conversational and medical Russian.

Departments And Divisions

  • Department of Medicine
    Division of Endocrinology

Board Certifications

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Internal Medicine

Areas of Expertise

  • Endocrine Disorders
  • Endocrinology

Languages Spoken

  • Russian

Education & Training

  • MD, New York Medical College
  • Internship: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Residency: Beth Israel Medical Center
  • Fellowship: New York University Langone Medical Center


  • Suffern Office

    222 Route 59
    Suffern, NY 10901
    For new and current patient appointments, call:
    (845) 368-0100

Practices And Centers

  • Hudson Valley

Provider Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia

Insurance Programs

Please contact the provider's office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

  • Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]
  • Affinity [Access (Exchange), Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]
  • Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]
  • Emblem/GHI [HMO, Medicare Managed Care, PPO]
  • Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Priority, EPO, HMO, Medicare (Mediblue), NYP Employee Plan, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]
  • Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]
  • Local 1199 [Local 1199]
  • MagnaCare [MagnaCare]
  • Multiplan [Multiplan]
  • Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]
  • UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]
  • VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]
  • WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

This provider accepts new patients

Appointment Phone Number: (845) 368-0100