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About Dr. Joshua M Leader

Dr. Joshua M Leader, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Woburn, MA, with another office in Woburn, MA. He has 13 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatrics. Dr. Leader has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

6 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joshua M Leader is Poor. Dr. Joshua M Leader has been rated by 6 patients. From those 6 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joshua M Leader is 2.1 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

WOBURN AND NORTH ANDOVER PEDIATRIC

7 Alfred St Ste 220
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 933-6236

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7 Alfred Street Baldwin Park II
Woburn, MA 01801
(781) 933-6236

Specialties

Dr. Joshua M Leader has the following 1 specialty

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joshua M Leader has the following 5 expertise

  • Vaccination
  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Physical

Board Certifications

Dr. Joshua M Leader is Board Certified in 1 specialty

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.

Reviews

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One Star

We have had bad experiences with him, not very good w/ diagnosing issues. He is not our primary pedi, just saw him on sick visits. It honestly seems like his heart is just not in it - he does not seem to care at all.

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Not a good doctor. He was a lawyer and his dad is a doctor so he must have decided to follow in his dads footsteps. He should have stuck to being a lawyer since their mistakes don't matter as much. Diagnosed my son with scarlet fever even though he had NO sore throat and a NEGATIVE rapid strep and a NEGATIVE 24 hour strep culture! Had him on keflex(very strong antibiotic). Didnt tell him to go off them even though strep was negative! He ended up getting hepatitis from the keflex and was sick for weeks after. Really bad doctor! His dad isnt much better...better to find another practice.

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Good Practice at Woburn Peds, but AWFUL doc

This guy has to be the worst pediatrician on the planet. I guess he was a lawyer in Florida and then changed over to a doctor up here. Obviously a bright guy, but he just doesnt cut it as a doctor. Every question you ask, he can't give a direct answer. Very wishy washy and uncertain saying stuff like "I guess your child could get this shot" or "I'm not really concerned about that." But no direct answers. He also can't get out of the office fast enough.. if it was up to him, he would want to spend about 30 seconds with you at each appointment- always acting like he has something more important to do. The first couple times, we thought we just caught him on busy days, but he does it every time. All in all, just a worthless doctor. Look elsewhere!

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Education

    13 Years Experience

  • Tufts University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 2005

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joshua M Leader accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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