Dr. Laura Scharf, MD

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Dr. Laura Scharf, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Quincy, MA and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University Of Florida medical school in 1999. She is affiliated with South Shore Hospital. She is accepting new patients and has indicated that she accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Scharf to book an appointment.

Dr. Scharf

Quincy Pediatric Associates

191 Independence Ave Quincy, MA 02169
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Scharf's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Administrative Physical
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Allergy Testing
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cellulitis
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Dermatitis Due to Drugs
  • Dermatitis Due to Substances Taken Internally
  • Diabetes
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Dizziness
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Infection
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enteritis
  • Fever
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Headache
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Immunization
  • Immunization Administration
  • Infant Care
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Laryngitis
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Nausea
  • Nebulizer Treatment
  • Neonatal Care
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Physical Examination
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyuria
  • Proteinuria
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sports Physical Examination
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Swimmer's Ear
  • Swine Flu
  • Torticollis
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaccination
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Wart Removal
  • Warts
  • Well Baby Care
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(617) 773-5070

Dr. Scharf accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Care Elect PPO
Preferred Blue PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Open Access Plus
Fallon Community Health Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
Health Net
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Neighborhood Health Plan
TriCare for Life
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare

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What went well
  • Staff friendliness (3)
  • Wait times (3)
  • Appointment scheduling (2)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (1)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (1)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (1)
Dr Scharf has taken care of our two children for many years. She is outstanding. When we were new parents she was amazingly helpful teaching us about what to worry about and what not to. She is very kind with the kids and really easy to understand. We never feel rushed, and trust her completely. The office she works in is a bit dated, but they are currently renovating it. The staff there is okay -- but the DR's are amazing. A great place to take your kids.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Quincy, MA – May 08, 2017
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About Me


Dr. Laura Scharf, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Quincy, MA and has over 22 years of experience in the medical field. She graduated from University...Read more


  • Pediatrics


New England Med Center
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University Of Florida
Medical School
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
Undergraduate School

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. Laura Scharf, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Scharf has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Laura Scharf, MD accepting new patients?

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What are Dr. Laura Scharf, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Scharf frequently treats Acute Pharyngitis, Pharyngitis, and Immunization Administration. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Scharf treats.

Where is Dr. Laura Scharf, MD's office located?

Dr. Scharf's office is located at 191 Independence Ave, Quincy, MA 02169. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Affiliated Hospitals

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South Shore Hospital

South Weymouth, MA

73% Patient Experience Rating, 4% higher than the national average