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Sarah Laibstain, MD

CHFM Faculty

Sarah Laibstain, MD Sarah Laibstain, MD
Assistant Professor
Family Medicine at Old Town
25827 SE Hwy 19
Old Town, FL  32680

Professional Biography

Dr. Sarah Laibstain is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Family Medicine at Old Town clinic. She received her B.S. from the College of William and Mary and her M.D. from the University of Virginia, School of Medicine. During her years in medical school and residency, Dr. Laibstain co-founded the Geriatrics Interest Group and also worked in the International Center for Diarrheal Disease and Research in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She is active in volunteering and has given volunteered medical care at MADA Clinics in rural Madagascar, Crisis Ministries and CARES clinic in South Carolina, and the Equal Access Clinic, here, at the University of Florida.


Program/Degree Institution Field/Specialty
BA College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, Virginia
Summa Cum Laude
MD University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia
Residency Medical University at South Carolina
Charleston, South Carolina
Family Medicine

Certifications and Professional Organizations

  • Board Certified, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, American Academy of Family Physicians
  • Member, American Medical Association

Honors and Awards

  • Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Resident Teacher Award, 2012
  • CARES Clinic Preceptor of the Month, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, 2010, 2010

Clinical Interests

  • STDs
  • Geriatrics
  • Healthcare Equality

Recent Publications

  • Sadik KW, Laibstain S, Northup PG, Kashmer D, Schmitt TM, Bonatti JH. Closure ascites leaks with fibrin glue injection in patients with end-stage liver disease. J Laproendosc Adv Surg Tech. 2011;21:609-14
  • Carek P, Laibstain S, Carek S. Exercise for the treatment of depression and anxiety. Int J Psychiat Med. 2011;41:15-28