Laurie Ostacher, MSW

Laurie Ostacher

Medical Social Worker
Sutter Bay Medical Foundation

Lori Ostacher is a medical social worker for the Sutter Bay Medical Foundation.

She graduated from Smith College School for Social Work in 1995. She worked in a variety of mental health and addiction hospital settings, including Cambridge Health Alliance and Massachusetts General Hospital, before moving to California and joining Palo Alto Medical Foundation/Sutter Health in Medical Oncology in 2013. She provides support, resource referrals and focused psychotherapy to help patients and their families manage their cancer diagnosis. She also provides supervision to other social workers and for 6 years facilitated a metastatic breast cancer support group.


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