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Dr. Loretta Scism, MD

Family Medicine* Age 63
Dr. Loretta Scism, MD
4.2 (14 Ratings)

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Dr. Loretta Scism, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Lancaster, OH.
Dr. Loretta Scism, MD
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Dr. Loretta Scism, MD

Family Medicine* Age 63
Lancaster, OH
Accepting new patients
20 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Loretta Scism, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Lancaster, OH.

About

Dr. Loretta Scism, MD is a Family Medicine Specialist in Lancaster, OH and has 20 years experience. They graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Riverside Methodist Hospital, Ohiohealth O'Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Berger Hospital, Fairfield Medical Center and Hocking Valley Community Hospital. Dr. Scism has experience treating conditions like Limb Pain among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Scism received an average rating of 4.2/5 from patients and has been reviewed 14 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Scism is board certified in Family Practice and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Immunization Administration
Wellness Examination
Limb Pain
Immunization Administration
Wellness Examination
Limb Pain
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Joint Pain
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Constipation
Foot Infection
Muscle Cramping
Muscle Spasm
Nail Infection
Nausea
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Pharyngitis
Shortness of Breath
Thrush
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Tobacco Use Disorder
Urinary Incontinence
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Abdominal Pain
Acne
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Acute Bronchitis
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
ADHD and-or ADD
Administrative Physical
All Types of Food Poisoning
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anaphylaxis
Anemia
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Animal Allergies
Anxiety
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Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Asthma
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Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Ataxia
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Atherosclerosis
Athlete's Foot
Back Pain
Bedsores
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Bedwetting
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bladder Infection
Blepharitis
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bronchiolitis
Bronchitis
Bursitis
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Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Celiac Disease
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Chronic Sinusitis
Cluster Headache
Coccygeal Pain
Cold Sore
Contact Dermatitis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Cough
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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dehydration
Diabetes
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Diabetes Type 1
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Diarrhea
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Difficulty With Walking
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dry Eyes
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Dry Skin
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Dysentery
Dyslipidemia
Dysphagia
Ear Ache
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Earwax Buildup
Eczema and Contact Dermatitis
Emphysema
Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Enteritis
Esophagitis
Essential Tremor
Excessive Menstrual Bleeding
Fever
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Fibromyalgia
Food Poisoning
Fungal Nail Infection
Gait Abnormality
Ganglion Cyst
Gas-Bloat Syndrome
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastroparesis
Genital Herpes
Genital Warts
Gonorrhea Infections
Gout
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Hair Loss
Headache
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Heart Disease
Heart Palpitations
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
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Herpes Simplex Infection
Herpes Zoster Without Complication
Hidradenitis
High Cholesterol
Hip Sprain
Hives
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Hypercalcemia
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Impetigo
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Influenza (Flu)
Ingrown Nail
Injuries
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Insomnia
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Intestinal Diverticulitis
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Iodine Deficiency
Iron Metabolism Disorders
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Itchy Skin
Jock Itch
Laryngitis
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Leukocytopenia
Lice
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Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Magnesium Metabolism Disorders
Malaise and Fatigue
Malnutrition
Mastodynia
Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
Menopause
Menstrual Disorders
Migraine
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Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Muscle Weakness
Nasopharyngitis
Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
Neurogenic Bladder
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overactive Bladder
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Pap Smear Abnormalities
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Perimenopause
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Physical Disorders
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Wart
Pneumonia
Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, or Poison Sumac Poisoning
Pollen Allergy
Polyneuropathy
Polyuria
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Postnasal Drip
Proteinuria
Purpura
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Radiculopathy
Rash
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Reflux Esophagitis
Restless Leg Syndrome
Ringworm
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Rosacea
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Sarcoidosis
Scabies
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Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seborrheic Dermatitis
Secondary Diabetes Mellitus
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Shingles
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Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Sinusitis
Sleep Apnea
Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Strep Throat
Stye
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Swine Flu
Symptomatic Menopause
Tension Headache
Throat Pain
Thyroid Goiter
Tinea Versicolor
Tinnitus
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Tonsillitis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Tremor
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Trigeminal Neuralgia
Urinary Stones
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaginitis or Vaginosis
Venous Insufficiency
Vertigo
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Viral Hepatitis
Vitamin B Deficiency
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin D Deficiency
Warts
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Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
Arrhythmia Screening
Bacteriuria Screening
Blood Allergy Testing
Bone Density Scan
Breast Cancer Screening
Breast Exam
Cancer Screening
Cardiac Ultrasound
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Chest Pain Evaluation
Chlamydia Infection Screening
Cholesterol Screening
Dementia Evaluation
Dementia or Depression Screening
Detoxification Evaluation
Diabetes Counseling
Diabetes Screening
Diabetic Evaluation
Dipstick Urinalysis
Disability Evaluation
Drug Allergy Testing
Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
Dyslexia Assessment
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
Fetal Cardiac Screening
Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
Geriatric Assessment
Gonorrhea Screening
Health Screening
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Hepatitis A Screening
Hepatitis B Virus Screening
Hepatitis C Virus Screening
Hepatitis Screening
Herpes Simplex Screening
HIV Screening
Home Sleep Study
Human Papillomavirus DNA Testing
Impairment Rating Evaluation
Independent Educational Evaluation
Joint Fluid Test
Lyme Disease Evaluation
Mammography
McMurray's Test
Melanoma Screening
Memory Evaluation
Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
Mole Evaluation
Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
Osteoporosis Screening
Ovarian Cancer Screening
Pap Smear
Patch Testing
Pelvic Exams
Physical Examination
Pre-Operative Evaluation
Pregnancy Test
Pregnancy Ultrasound
Prostate Cancer Screening
Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
Psychiatric Evaluation
Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
Psychological Evaluation
Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
Rapid Flu Test
Routine Gynecological Care
Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
Skin Screenings
Skin Testing and Screening
Spinal and Postural Screening
STD Screening
Strep Test
Syphilis Screening
Throat Culture
Thyroid Screening
Trichomoniasis Screening
Tuberculosis Screening
Urinalysis
Urine Pregnancy Test
Vaccination
Vaginosis Screening
VAP Lipid Testing
Well Baby Care
Wheelchair Evaluation
Worker's Compensation Evaluations

Insurance Accepted

* Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.
  • Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Choice Care PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Ohiohealth Physician Group
    1638 N Memorial Dr, Lancaster, OH 43130
  2. 2 Ohiohealth Physician Group
    5 Cardaras Dr, Glouster, OH 45732
  3. 3 Urgent Care in Nelsonville
    11 John Lloyd Evans Memorial Dr, Nelsonville, OH 45764
  4. 4 Premier Dental of Lancaster
    784 E Main St, Lancaster, OH 43130

Patient Satisfaction

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scism
4.2
Based on 14 Reviews
5 Stars (9)
4 Stars (3)
3 Stars (0)
2 Stars (0)
1 Star (2)

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Apr 05, 2023
She was kind and patient with elderly and mom has never felt so well cared for...says she had to come back to Ohio for proper medical care!
Lytlbitzy — Apr 05, 2023
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Specialties*
Family Medicine
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
    2004
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Board Certifications

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  • Family Practice
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Loretta Scism, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Scism's profile.

Dr. Loretta Scism, MD is affiliated with Riverside Methodist Hospital, Ohiohealth O'Bleness Hospital, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Berger Hospital, Fairfield Medical Center and Hocking Valley Community Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Loretta Scism, MD holds board certification in Family Practice.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Riverside Methodist Hospital

    3535 Olentangy River Rd, Columbus, OH

  • Ohiohealth O'Bleness Hospital

    55 Hospital Dr, Athens, OH

  • OhioHealth Grant Medical Center

    111 S Grant Ave, Columbus, OH

  • Berger Hospital

    600 N Pickaway St, Circleville, OH

  • Fairfield Medical Center

    401 N Ewing St, Lancaster, OH

  • Hocking Valley Community Hospital

    601 State Route 664 N, Logan, OH