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Lori Gara-Matthews

Dr. Lori Gara-Matthews, MD

Pediatrics

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OVERVIEW

Dr. Gara-Matthews graduated from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine in 1990. Dr. Gara-Matthews works in Wellesley, MA and specializes in Pediatrics.

PATIENT'S PERSPECTIVE

Takes time to answer my questions
Provides follow-up as needed

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RATINGS AND REVIEWS

Dr. Gara-Matthews' Rating
4.5
Patient Perspective
3.0 Explains conditions and treatments
4.5 Takes time to answer my questions
4.5 Provides follow-up as needed
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Pediatric Health Care at Newton Wellesley
65 Walnut St Ste 310
Wellesley, MA, 02481
2 REVIEWS
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"Dr. Lori has been my daughter's primary since she was 2. We have been with her for eight years. Dr. Lori takes the time to hear my daughter when we visit. She goes above and beyond to help. I highly recommend her!"
  • November 30, 2023
"Absolutely HORRIBLE experience......two major issues: 1) my kid's 15, and at his wellness visit, the doctor unceremoniously booted me (dad) from the room. No explanation, no prior warning, nothing. Just get out. Since my child is 15, the doctor had NO LEGAL RIGHT to make me, the legal guardian, leave! But not to cause a scene, I left the room and confirmed with the front desk that there is NO legal basis for them to make guardians leave their children during the examination. It was "just their practice" Then, as I walked back into my child's exam room, I found him holding a PEN in one hand and a urine sample bottle in another! Without any explanation or prior consent, the nurses were urging my child to sign a form agreeing to a Chlamydia test. Totally ILLEGAL! Needless to say, we will never go back. It's clear that this practice is willing to bend the law, or ignore it outright, to do what it wants to do to children. STAY AWAY!"
  • August 28, 2020

LOCATIONS

Pediatric Health Care at Newton Wellesley
65 Walnut St Ste 310
Wellesley, MA, 02481
Mon8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat8:30 am - 11:00 am
Sun8:30 am - 10:30 am

CONDITIONS TREATED

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd)
  • Conjunctivitis
  • Ear Infection
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Menstrual Cramps
  • Plantar Wart
  • Strep Throat
  • Tonsillitis
  • Warts

SPECIALTIES

  • Pediatrics

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

Medical School
State University of New York Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
Graduated 1990
Residency
SCHNEIDER CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

INSURANCE PLANS ACCEPTED 

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