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Founded in 1959 by Herbert Ruben, MD, Burlington Pediatrics has been providing quality pediatric care to the local community for over 60 years. In 2019 our practice was given a statewide award for Distinction in Pediatric Preventative Care by Massachusetts Health Quality Partners. To learn more about the practice, doctors, and everything else related to Burlington Pediatrics, please visit the “About Us” section.


Meet the Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr. Richard Ruben
    Doctor

    Education:

    Hamilton College, Clinton, NY. Degree: BA
    Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA. Degree: MD

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  • Dr. Benjamin Scheindlin
    Doctor

    Education:

    B.A. University of Pennsylvania
    Harvard Medical School. Degree: MD

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  • Dr. Victoria Seward
    Doctor

    Education:

    Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. Degree: BS
    University of Iowa College of Medicine, Iowa City, Iowa. Degree: MD

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  • Dr. Karen Cotting
    Doctor

    Education

    University of Massachusetts, Degree B.S.
    University of Massachusetts Medical School Degree MD

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  • Child Health Topics

    From asthma to immunization, find out more about what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for your child’s health. You’ll gain access to a wide variety of information on developmental stages, safety, and advocacy for babies, children, teens, and adolescents from the AAP. Featured Health ...

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  • Traveling with Children

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  • Product Recalls

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  • Immunizations

    Immunizations have been one of the single greatest advances in preventative medicine and an essential part of well-child care. Our practice follows the immunization guidelines recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). For information about these vaccines, the diseases they protect against, ...

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  • Breast Feeding

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Our Location

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We start answering the phones at 8 am for same day sick appointments.
First appointment is 8:45.

If you have an urgent problem for which you need to speak with a doctor after the office is closed, our only after hours phone number is 781 272 2210. You will be prompted on how to reach our answering service. The on call physician from our office will call you back.

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Monday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

8:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

8:00 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

8:00 am-11:30 pm

(Sick Visits Only)

Sunday:

Sunday mornings urgent visits only. Please page the on call doctor.