Dr. Lawrence Scharer specializes in geriatric medicine, pulmonary disease, internal medicine in New York, New York.

Dr. Lawrence Scharer has been compared 58 times. Details of Dr. Scharer's 58 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Columbia University are available on your free doctor report.


Primary Location for Dr. Scharer

Dr. Lawrence Scharer
54 E 82nd St
New York, NY 10028

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 Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise

Dr. Lawrence Scharer has been identified as specializing in Geriatric Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Internal Medicine.

He obtained board certification from The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine.

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Accepted Insurance

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Dr. Lawrence Scharer accepts the following plans at 54 E 82nd St, New York, NY

  • Aetna
  • United Healthcare - Direct
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health
  • Empire BCBS

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 Hospital Affiliation

A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.

Dr. Scharer is affiliated with 1 hospital:

St. Luke's Hospital
1111 Amsterdam Ave
New York, New York


Dr. Scharer attended medical school at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and graduated in 1958 having 58 years experience.

While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.


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