Dr. Christopher Scherer, MD

Neurology •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Scherer
Telehealth services available

Martha Jefferson Internal Medcn

590 Peter Jefferson Pkwy Ste 100 Charlottesville, VA 22911

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(434) 654-8930

Dr. Christopher Scherer, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Scherer has more experience with Headache, Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders, and General Neurological Disorders than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine medical school in 1991. He is affiliated with Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital. He has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Scherer to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Scherer

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Scherer treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Scherer treats other conditions, please contact the office at (434) 654-8930.

Headache

Headache is a common symptom that can sometimes signal a more serious condition, such as migraine, high blood pressure, or cerebral hemorrhage.Compare with other Headache specialists.

Dr. Scherer typically treats 92% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
Migraine
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Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders

Neuromuscular and movement disorders specialists diagnose and treat conditions marked by uncontrolled or unwanted physical movements caused by disruptions in nerve and muscle function.Compare with other Neuromuscular and Movement Disorders specialists.

Dr. Scherer typically treats 77% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Ataxia
Tremor
Gait Abnormality
Dystonia
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High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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General Neurological Disorders

General neurological disorder specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions such as epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson's disease that affect your brain, spinal cord or nerves, anywhere throughout your body.Compare with other General Neurological Disorders specialists.

Dr. Scherer typically treats 69% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 21 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Ataxia
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Tremor
Brain Disorders
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Neurodegenerative Disorders

Neurodegenerative disorders specialists diagnose and treat diseases, such as Parkinson's disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), Lewy body disease, and Huntington's disease, that break down motor neurons, resulting in debiliating and life-threatening symptoms.Compare with other Neurodegenerative Disorders specialists.

Dr. Scherer typically treats 59% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Parkinson's Disease
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Dementia
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Scherer's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Corticobasal Degeneration
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Dr. Scherer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Southern Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Scherer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scherer

4.4

Based on 14 ratings

5 Stars
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1 Star
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Without a doubt, Dr. Scherer is one of the very best. After numerous quests to find the reason for my problem, Dr. Scherer convinced me to have one more MRI. Did so, found the huge problem. He continues to be my champion in the health department.
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Christina Bruce in Charlottesville, VA – Apr 12, 2017
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I have a complicated condition with a brain injury and seizures. i am allergic to almost all the seizure medications. I feel very comfortable with Dr Scherer. He has been honest and straight forward with me.
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Biography

Dr. Christopher Scherer, MD is a Neurology Specialist in Charlottesville, VA and has over 29 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Scherer has...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

1996
University Of North Carolina
Fellowship Hospital
1995
University of Virginia
Residency Hospital
1992
Wake Forest University School Of Med
Internship Hospital
1991
Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Martha Jefferson Internal Medcn

Martha Jefferson Internal Medicine590 Peter Jefferson Pkwy Ste 100 Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Practice

Sentara Martha Jefferson Internal Medicine590 Peter Jefferson Pkwy Ste 100 Charlottesville, VA 22911
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Sentara Martha Jefferson Hospital

Charlottesville, VA

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)
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