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About Dr. Brett L Scharf

Dr. Brett L Scharf, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Altoona, PA. He has 33 years of experience. His specialties include Family Medicine. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Brett L Scharf is Good. Dr. Brett L Scharf has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Brett L Scharf is 2.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mainline Medical Associates

1400 9th Ave
Altoona, PA 16602
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Dr. Brett L Scharf has the following 1 specialty

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Brett L Scharf has the following 7 expertise

  • Check-up
  • Family Planning
  • Weight Loss
  • Influenza
  • Immunization
  • Weight Loss (non-surgical)
  • Contraception

Dr. Brett L Scharf has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Brett L Scharf is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Good for Dr @ nursing home

I was satisfied with Dr Scharf while he was the on staff Dr at a nursing home my mother was at. Since the home was responsible for asking Dr questions you had, you got a reply. Other than that he literally jogged down a hall to avoid me....

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
Full Review Rating Breakdown
Hands out too many controlled substances

This doctor needs to have the DEA investigate his license. To him, the patients are always right, even when they're wrong. He gives them what they want even when it's not in their best interest. He contributes to the drug problem in this area!! MORON!!

Full Review Rating Breakdown
Two Stars

Dr Schraf doesn't appear to concerned for his pts at ALSM, never contacts family members (POA) on pts status, or any changes in med. status or medicine changes.

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  • Education

    33 Years Experience

  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Altoona Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Brett L Scharf accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica HMO
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
    • Highmark KeystoneBlue
    • Highmark PPOBlue
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • UPMC Health Plan
    • UPMC PPO
    • UPMC Partner Network Plans
    • UPMC Premium Network Plans
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Mainline Medical Associates, 1400 9th Ave, Altoona, PA


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