Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Michael L. Scharf, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Director, Pulmonary Outpatient Services

Critical Care/Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology
Critical Care/Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology - Asthma
Critical Care/Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology - Lung Cancer
Pulmonary Medicine

Appointment Scheduling

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Existing Patients

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Office Locations

834 Walnut Street
Ste. 650
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5161
Fax: (215) 923-6003

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
  • Methodist Hospital Division of Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2009,2008


Dr. Scharf's research and clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension and pulmonary embolism.


  • New York Medical College, Medical School


  • Montefiore Medical Center, New York


  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Temple University Hospital

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan