Dr. Lawrence Scharer, MD

Dr. Lawrence Scharer, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 84
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Dr. Lawrence Scharer, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 54 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1958 and specializes in geriatric medicine and pulmonary disease.

54 E 82nd St

New York, NY 10028

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Scharer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Asthma
very high
more than 91% of peers
Pulmonary Function Test
very high
more than 89% of peers
Shortness of Breath
high
more than 87% of peers

Dr. Scharer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

3  Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

46  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1958
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1959
  • Bellevue Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1960
  • Uc San Francisco Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1963
  • University Of California San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1964

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scharer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scharer's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scharer to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Scharer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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