Dr. Gerald Scharf, DO

Dr. Gerald Scharf, DO http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/silhouettes/silhouette-male_w120h160_v1.jpg Visit Healthgrades for information on Dr. Gerald Scharf, DO. Find Phone & Address information, medical practice history, affiliated hospitals and more.

Specializes in Cardiology • Male • Age 84

OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

Key things you need to know about
Dr. Scharf:

1

Dr. Scharf's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

2

Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

Jefferson University Hospitals - City Center
111 South 11th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

MoreKnow where you'll be treated

Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

You have an 85.2% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5 stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with a 1 star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

3

Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Scharf

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

4

Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
925 Chestnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
MoreSchedule an appointment
Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

Find the Right Doctor For You.

Dr. Kar Lai Wong, MD
0.26 miles away
Dr. David M. Shipon, MD
0.33 miles away
Dr. Howard L. Haber, MD
0.53 miles away
Dr. David L. Fischman, MD
Same location as Dr. Scharf
Dr. Behzad B. Pavri, MD
Same location as Dr. Scharf
Dr. David S. Poll, MD
0.34 miles away
Dr. Steven J. Nierenberg, MD
0.33 miles away
Dr. Philip Nimoityn, MD
0.34 miles away
Dr. John R. Bullinga, MD
2.15 miles away
Dr. Kelly A. Spratt, MD
2.15 miles away
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Scharf's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Cardiology
    1

    Procedures Dr. Scharf Performs

    Dr. Scharf does not have any procedures listed. If you are Dr. Scharf and would like to add procedures you perform, please update your free profile.

    2

    Conditions Dr. Scharf Treats

    Dr. Scharf does not have any conditions listed. If you are Dr. Scharf and would like to add conditions you treat, please update your free profile.

    3

    Background Check for Dr. Scharf

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
    4

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1954

    Internship Hospital

    Metropolitan Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Fellowship Hospital

    Hahnemann University Hospital
    5

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Scharf & Staff

    • English
    • Italian
    • Spanish
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.2% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5 stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with a 1 star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Scharf's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at Jefferson University Hospitals - City Center where Dr. Scharf has admitting privileges:

    Viewing 1 of 1
    • Jefferson University Hospitals - City Center

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Scharf

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scharf to family and friends

    8 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

    Take the Survey
    Dr. Gerald Scharf, DO
    Are you Dr. Scharf?
    Post a response on your personalized profile.
    Dr. Scharf's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    7 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes 8 responses
    shorter than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Scharf
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    8 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    8 responses
    above
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Scharf?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Scharf and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

    Your participation
    is confidential

  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Scharf accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    925 Chestnut St
    Philadelphia, PA 19107
    (215) 955-5050 (Office)
    Loading map. Loading map...