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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

PHCA is offering the COVID-19 vaccine at ALL of our office locations to eligible patients, patients’ families and friends 5 years and older. The vaccine may be administered at any office visit, and can be safely co-administered with other routine immunizations, including the influenza vaccine. The clinicians at PHCA encourage all eligible patients to receive the vaccine in order get the best protection against COVID-19. Appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine can easily be scheduled through the MyChart Patient Portal.

For additional information regarding the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine, we highly recommend the COVID vaccination education page published by Boston Children’s Hospital.

Welcome to PHCA-Melrose!

The physicians and nurse practitioners of Pediatric Health Care Associates (PHCA) have provided primary medical care to children and adolescents on the North Shore of Boston for over 40 years. We look forward to helping you keep your children healthy, safe, and happy. Our practice is able to offer the widest range of clinical services and appointment availability of any pediatric practice in the region without sacrificing the quality, family-centered care you and your child will receive at each of our offices.

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PHCA-Melrose office

467 Main Street (rear entrance)
Melrose, MA 02176

Phone: 781-665-5131
Fax: 781-979-4079

Office hours

  • Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Urgent appointments on weekends, after hours, and holidays are available in our Peabody office

Providers in Melrose

Read more about Chelsey Bovenschen, DO

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose and Peabody

Read more about Paulette Gebhardt, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose

Read more about April Harper, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose and Salem

Read more about Stephen Kanarek, MD, FAAP

President Managing Physician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose and Peabody

Read more about Connie Kim, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose and Salem

Read more about Dawn Maczynski, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose

Read more about Daniel Rene, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose and Peabody

Read more about Joseph Scaramozza, MD, FAAP

Pediatrician, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Lynn and Peabody

Nurse Practitioners in Melrose

Read more about Mary Begg, RN, CPNP

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Health Care Associates

* Sees patients in Melrose and Peabody