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The Women's Health Center at Newark

Dr. Sharma working with a staff memberContact Information

Newark-Wayne Community Hospital
1250 Driving Park Ave.
Newark, NY 14513

Map & Driving Directions

Phone: (315) 332-2427
Fax: (315) 332-2324


To schedule an appointment, call (315) 332-2427.

For urgent appointments after 4:00 pm, call the office number for an on-call physician.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm



Sharma in the officeOur Practice

The Women’s Health Center at Newark offers leading-edge care for women of all ages in a friendly, nurturing environment.

Our multidisciplinary team includes board-certified physicians, a midwife and a physician assistant who provide comprehensive routine obstetrical care, as well as routine and well-woman gynecological services. We also collaborate with a fellowship-trained obstetrician at Rochester General Hospital for high-risk pregnancies, antenatal testing, and obstetrical ultrasound.

We also collaborate with a fellowship-trained obstetrician at Rochester General Hospital for high-risk pregnancies, antenatal testing, and obstetrical ultrasound.

We look forward to seeing you.

Our Services


We accept most insurance plans, although some require a referral when making an appointment. Referrals may be obtained from your primary care physician. Fees are on a sliding scale based on financial need. 

Our Providers

gellasch_tara_mdTara Gellasch, MD

Dr. Tara Gellasch received her Medical Doctorate from McGill University in Montreal, Quebec and completed her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emory University. A native of Webster, NY, she moved to Virginia after completing her residency. She returned to the Rochester area in 2009 to join the faculty group at Rochester General Health System.

She is pleased to now rejoin the RGHS family in her new role as the Associate Chief Obstetrics and Gynecology at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital and Lead Physician of the Women’s Center at NWCH, a practice of the Rochester General Medical Group. She looks forward to the challenges that come with being part of a growing and successful health care system.

Dr. Gellasch and her husband have three wonderful children, ages 3, 6, and 8. In her free time she enjoys hiking, reading, and running

Dr. Alexandre AndreitchoukAlexandre Andreitchouk, MD

Dr. Andreitchouk earned his medical degree from Grodno State Medical Institute in Grodno, Belarus. He completed his residency at Brookdale University and SUNY Downstate Campus in Brooklyn, NY and fellowship training in high risk obstetrics and gynecology at Minsk Medical Institute in Minsk, Belarus. Dr. Andreitchouk is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ABOG).


Dr. Neelam SharmaNeelam Sharma, MD

Dr. Neelam Sharma brings significant experience, surgical acumen and clinical skills to her Ob/Gyn practice.

After earning her medical degree and completing her residency at B.R.D. Medical College in India, Dr. Sharma worked for several years in that country in private practice before joining Rochester General Hospital for her second residency in Ob/Gyn. Special interests include routine and high-risk obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery such as Essure, robotic surgery, adolescent gynecology, and female incontinence evaluation and treatment.

Dr. Sharma is a Junior Fellow of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She enjoys reading and spending time with her husband and daughter.
Kay Hausman

Kathleen Hausman, CNM

Board certified by the American College of Nurse Midwifery and certified by the American Council of Nurse Midwives, Kathleen Hausman received her training at Stony Brook University. Her clinical interests are in adolescent and routine gynecology, obstetrics, family planning, and caring for women through the years as their needs change.

She enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family.

Emily Debadts, PA

DebadtsBorn and raised in Oswego County, Emily Debadts realized her interest in obstetrics and gynecology after completing two rotations with Dr. Ambalavanar Somaskanda, with whom she works at the Newark office.

Certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, Ms. Debadts earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at Daemen College before working for a short time in emergency medicine at Newark-Wayne Community Hospital. She transitioned to Ob/Gyn in 2006.