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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 70

3267 S 16th St Ste 207
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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Dr. Scher's Specialties

  • General Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center
2900 W Oklahoma Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Saint Francis
3237 S 16th St
Milwaukee, WI 53215

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
3267 S 16th St Ste 207
Milwaukee, WI 53215
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    Dr. Scher's Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Appendectomy, Open
    • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Bone Marrow Biopsy
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
    • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
    • Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
    • Gastrectomy
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Orchiectomy
    • Parathyroidectomy
    • Peripheral Artery Bypass Procedures
    • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
    • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
    • Splenectomy
    • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
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    • Thoracentesis
    • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
    • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Anorectal Abscess
    • Appendicitis
    • Atelectasis
    • Biliary Atresia
    • Breast Cancer
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Crohn's Disease (Regional Enteritis)
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Lipomas
    • Liver Cancer
    • Neuroendocrine Tumors
    • Pancreatic Cancer
    • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
    • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
    • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
    • Pleural Effusion
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
    • Stomach Cancer
    • Ulcerative Colitis
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    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Graduated in 1971

    Internship Hospital

    Bellevue Hospital Center
    Complete in 1972

    Residency Hospital

    Bellevue Hospital Center
    Complete in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Scher & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Scher's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • Aurora Saint Lukes Medical Center

    • Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare - Saint Francis

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Scher's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    2 responses

    Experience with Dr. Scher

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    3.5 out of 5

    2 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    3 out of 5

    2 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    3 out of 5

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    3267 S 16th St Ste 207
    Milwaukee, WI 53215
    (414) 647-2899 (Office)
    (414) 647-1800 (Fax)
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