Jefferson University Hospitals
Michael L. Scharf, MD

Michael L Scharf MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title

Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program
Director, Pulmonary Outpatient Services

Specialties

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

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Online Scheduling

Online scheduling is available for new and existing patients. Existing patients must have seen this provider within the past two years.

Overview

Locations

Education & Fellowships

  • New York Medical College, Medical School
  • Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, New York
  • Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: Temple University Hospital

Years in Practice

27

Board Certification

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

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

Insurances Accepted

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.

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • 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
  • PPO Next
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan
  • United Healthcare

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Notes

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

Personal Statement

The philosophy of the Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute ¿ Jefferson Health and National Jewish Health places our patients¿ health above all else. Patients under my care may look forward to a thorough evaluation performed with compassion and understanding of their concerns and expectations. In all cases, I strive to establish a diagnosis early and treat with the best available therapies.

Awards

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2018, 2009, 2008

Primary Location

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