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Dr. Lawrence Scharer, MD

Pulmonary Disease ·  Male · Age 85

Dr. Scharer

Lawrence L Scharer MD

54 E 82nd St New York, NY 10028

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Dr. Lawrence Scharer, MD is a pulmonologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 55 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1958 and specializes in pulmonary disease.


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Biography

Dr. Lawrence Scharer, MD is a pulmonologist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 55 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1958 and specializes in pulmonary disease.

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

  • Geriatric Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

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

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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(212) 861-9383

Dr. Scharer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Scharer's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Asthma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scharer treats Asthma more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Scharer treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Pulmonary Function Test
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scharer performs Pulmonary Function Test more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Scharer performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scharer treats Pulmonary Disease more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Scharer treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Scharer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pharyngitis
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Emphysema
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wheezing