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Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD

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Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in Pittsburgh, PA. They specialize in Ophthalmology, has 23 years of experience. They graduated from Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine and is affiliated with Canonsburg General Hospital, Saint Clair Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian.

Dr. Scherer works at Chang Eye Group in Pittsburgh, PA with other offices in McMurray, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Eye Cancer, Benign Neoplasm of Eye and Benign Neoplasm of Choroid along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accepts Aetna, Anthem and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Locations

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    Chang Eye Group
    2101 Greentree Rd Ste A105, Pittsburgh, PA 15220 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 429-2020
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    Chang Eye Group
    3380 Washington Rd, McMurray, PA 15317 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (412) 429-2020

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  • Canonsburg General Hospital
  • Saint Clair Hospital
  • UPMC Presbyterian

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    May 12, 2021
    He is very thorough in explaining the procedures. He is easy to talk to and takes a genuine interest in his patients.
    George McClintock — May 12, 2021
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    About Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD

    Specialties
    • Ophthalmology
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1306805668
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • University Health Center of Pittsburgh
    Residency
    Internship
    • Hospital of Saint Raphael
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • State University of New York
    Undergraduate School

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Scherer is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Scherer has an average wait time of 31 – 45 minutes at their office(s).

    Dr. Scherer has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Scherer has seen patients for Eye Cancer, Benign Neoplasm of Eye and Benign Neoplasm of Choroid, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Scherer on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

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