Teresa Schaer MD, FACP
Founder & Medical Director, Signature Health Solutions
Dr. Teresa Schaer has more than 30 years of experience at hospitals across the country. After graduating from the University of California at San Diego School of Medicine, she did her residency in Internal Medicine at NYU-Bellevue Medical Center in New York City, and completed a fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center in Washington DC. Prior to launching Signature Health Solutions, Dr. Schaer spent 21 years as the Chief of the Division of Geriatrics at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ.
Dr. Schaer is Board Certified in both Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine, and she has completed extensive training in Age Management, a cutting-edge approach to preventive health care that is integral to the Signature Health Solutions philosophy. She is a frequent lecturer on topics in Geriatrics, Age Management and Medical Ethics throughout the state, and has appeared on television and radio as a medical expert on a wide range of topics.
Through her experience treating people at nearly every stage of their health and their lives, Dr. Schaer recognized an urgent need to change the paradigm of health care as we know it – offering a more comprehensive, personalized solution to health and wellness. At Signature Health Solutions, she works with people of all ages to create and implement customized plans that promote total well-being.