Newsletter Signup

Sign Up To Receive Our Updates

Welcome to Our Practice

*  Please click on the Patient Info tab for information on COVID-19.  *

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. We offer a wide range of pediatric services and treatments, including newborn care, developmental delay, school/sports physicals, well child care, asthma management, and much more. 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


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

    Read more

  • Dr. Benjamin Scheindlin


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

    Read more

  • Dr. Victoria Seward


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

    Read more

  • Dr. Karen Cotting


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

    Read more

Featured Articles

Read about helpful topics

  • Traveling with Children

    Children may face the same health risks as their parents during travel, but the health consequences can be more serious. For example, some illnesses can be difficult to recognize in children especially if they can’t talk yet to express what they are feeling, or children may be more likely to encounter ...

    Read More
  • Car Seat Recommendations

    One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when your child is riding in a vehicle.Each year, thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe. But, because so many different seats are on the market, ...

    Read More
  • 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, ...

    Read More
  • Breast Feeding

    We understand many women may be apprehensive or unsure at first about breastfeeding vs. bottle-feeding their baby. It’s normal to have many questions related to breastfeeding. Our doctors are here to support you. La Leche League was founded to give information and encouragement, mainly through personal ...

    Read More
  • 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 ...

    Read More
  • Product Recalls

    Child products, such as cribs and toys are often recalled due to a defect or hazard. It’s important to pay close attention to recalled consumer goods to protect your child from dangerous items. Visit this site frequently to ensure that the products your child is using have not been recalled by their ...

    Read More
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention ( is your online source for credible health information and is the official Web site of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). CDC is committed to achieving true improvements in people's health. CDC applies research and findings to improve people's daily lives and responds ...

    Read More

Our Location

Find us on the map

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


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-6:00 pm


8:00 am-4:30 pm


8:00 am-11:30 pm

(Sick Visits Only)


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