Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My goal is to manage and anticipate your unique healthcare needs. As an MDVIP-affiliated doctor, I will partner with you on a personal level to help you achieve the optimal health we all value. We will closely collaborate on what it takes to stay on the path to wellness. You will feel welcomed by the relaxed, individualizedĀ attention you will receive from everyone in our office.

Physician Profile


University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Bachelor of Science 1984
Medical School
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
Doctorate of Medicine 1989
IM Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center
Aurora, CO
IM Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center
Aurora, CO



Professional Society Memberships

American College of Physicians
Massachusetts Medicine Society

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Newton Wellesley Hospital
- Member Board of Trustees 2009-present
- Charitable Board Foundation Trustee 2007-present
- Community Benefits Trustee 2003-present
- Board of Overseers 2002-present
- Associate Medical Director of PHO 2002-present
- Executive Committee of the Medical Staff 2000-2002

Hospital Affiliations

Newton Wellesley Hospital

Military Service

Active Duty United States Army 1989-1995
Honorably Discharged Rank of Major

Honors and Awards

Tufts University School of Medicine Distinguished Teacher Award in Ambulatory Care Medicine 2000-2003
Boston Magazine, "Top Docs" 2000, 2002
Town and Country Magazine, Nations Top 300 PCPs
Senior Medical Research Award
Newton Wellesley Hospital Ambulatory Teaching Award
Army Achievement Medal
Army Commendation Medal


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Janet

    Dr. Legre has been my PCP for over 25 years also caring for my elderly parents and grown children. He has seen me through menopaus...

  • Member: Mike

    It's a call every parent dreads from their child who is halfway across the country attending college. Dad, something is wrong, my...

  • Member: Sheryl

    Dr Legare is an exceptional doctor! He embodies what it means to be a caring, relational, intelligent and competent physician. The...

  • Member: David

    Dr. Legare is a great physician and someone I consider a friend. More than going to just a routine exam, I actually enjoy our con...