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Dr. Richard Pels, MD

Internal Medicine*
3.7 (6)
Map Pin Small Cambridge, MA
Accepting new patients
41 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Pels, MD

Dr. Richard Pels, MD is an Internal Medicine Specialist in Cambridge, MA. They specialize in Internal Medicine, has 41 years of experience, and is board certified in Internal Medicine. They graduated from University of Florida and is affiliated with Cha Cambridge Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Pels an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Pels works at CHA Primary Care, Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, MA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Pels' Office Locations

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    CHA Primary Care, Cambridge Hospital
    1493 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (617) 665-1068

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  • Cha Cambridge Hospital

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    Specialties*
    • Internal Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 41 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1336288141
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • HARVARD Medical School
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • Cambridge Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of Florida
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Duke University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Internal Medicine
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    Dr. Richard Pels, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Pels is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Pels has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Pels works at CHA Primary Care, Cambridge Hospital in Cambridge, MA. View the full address on Dr. Pels’s profile.

    6 patients have reviewed Dr. Pels. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Pels.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Pels, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Pels appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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