Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

Internal Medicine
40 Walnut Street Suite 201
Wellesley, MA 02481 Get Directions
781.235.1224
Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP
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Annual Membership Fee

495.00 every 3 months
990.00 every 6 months
1,980.00 each year

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, individualized attention you will receive from everyone in our office.
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Dr. Legare's Credentials

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Residency:
IM Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center
Aurora, CO
1990-1992

Internship:
IM Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center
Aurora, CO
1989-1990

Medical School:
Tufts University School of Medicine
Boston, MA
Doctorate of Medicine 1989

Undergraduate:
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Bachelor of Science 1984

American Board of Internal Medicine
Newton Wellesley Hospital
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
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
American College of Physicians
Massachusetts Medicine Society
Massachusetts
Active Duty United States Army 1989-1995
Honorably Discharged Rank of Major

Testimonials from patients of Dr. Legare

from Diane in MA March 18, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

Dr. Legare is an insightful, caring, and patient physician who always has enough time to listen to your medical challenges, discuss them, and help to resolve them. As his patient, you will always feel listened to, cared about, and well taken care of. He is well represented by Louanne, at the front desk and on the phone, who, in her warm and gracious manner, helps one make an appointment with… See more

from ROBERT in MA March 16, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

I met Dr. Legare 20 years ago, and I have been going to him ever since. He always gives me great advice. He always has time to speak with me, and I never feel rushed. He gets me in anytime I need an appointment. I look forward to seeing him, and I feel good after my visit. I appreciate his "big picture" approach - he gets all the details to address the issue at hand.

from John in MA March 15, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

I have never met a kinder or careing man. If he ever leaves I would never go anywhere else. He means everything to me and my family. There's no one out there who could come close to this great great man. I would do anything for this man and his family. God knows he made a good one|||||

from Max in MA March 12, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

At my recent annual physical exam, my doctor Ned Lagare reviewed all of the labs and poked and prodded my torso. I was in good shape with stable year-over-year numbers. But, since we'd had a relationship that was approaching 20 years, he was well aware of my parents' health and the causes of their deaths. He suggested that given a family history of coronary disease I should have a CT-scan for… See more

from Stephen in MA March 12, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP
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Dr. Legare is that rare professional who has the ability to make you feel like you are a personal friend, a member of his medical family. When I visit him he makes me feel that I have his full attention and that my health is the most important thing on his plate. For that thirty minutes or so I actually believe it's true, and I'm sure all of his other patients feel that way as well. Thankfully… See more

from BARBARA in ME March 10, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP

Thank you Dr. Legare! A doctor's visit can make me nervous; however, when I sit down in your office and share thoughts and concerns about both my mental and physical health you listen! Not only do you listen, but you engage me in a lively conversation based on science and facts. It becomes a fun exchange and my worries wash away. I always feel that you are on top of the latest, greatest… See more

from And in MA March 10, 2020 for Edward J. Legare, MD, FACP
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It was November of 1997. I was complaining about discomfort in my chest and Dr Legare ordered a stress test. Nothing showed up that was alarming, but I continued to experience mild shortness of breath and slight discomfort. Unsatisfied with continued standard tests results, Dr Legare ordered a cardio-cath where it was determined that my left main artery was close to 90% blocked. Apparently,… See more

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