Dr. Richard Pels, MD

Dr. Richard Pels, MD

Internal Medicine  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Richard Pels, MD is an internal medicine specialist in Cambridge, MA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1983 and specializes in internal medicine.

1493 Cambridge St

Cambridge, MA 02139

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
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Dr. Pels' Experience

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Dr. Pels' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

207  Conditions Treated

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24  Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Duke University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Cambridge Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Cambridge Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Pels has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pels' Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pels to family and friends
6 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Pels' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My elderly mother is a patient of Dr. Pels and I occasionally accompany her. Dr Pels has been an exceptional PCP. He has excellent bedside manners including explaining things to her in a way she can understand, helps her up onto the table, stabilizes her when she is unbalanced, reads her records so...more
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I was a younger patient when I started with Dr. Pels. He always took the time to listen to my concerns - I never felt rushed.
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