Dr. David L. Scher, MD

Dr. David L. Scher, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology | Male | 59 years old

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Explaining things in plain English, having all patient and caregiver questions fully answered to their satisfaction, minimizing medications and procedures, and participating in SHARED DECISION MAKING. I encourage patient and caregiver to research to their satisfaction using all available (Internet, hospital-provided, other) resources.Read more

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Dr. Scher's Care Philosophy

Explaining things in plain English, having all patient and caregiver questions fully answered to their satisfaction, minimizing medications and procedures, and participating in SHARED DECISION MAKING. I encourage patient and caregiver to research to their satisfaction using all available (Internet, hospital-provided, other) resources. 

Dr. Scher's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology and Internal Medicine
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Arrest
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Palpitations
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia

    Graduated in 1984

  • Internship Hospital
    Maimonides Mc

    Completed in 1985

  • Residency Hospital
    Maimonides Med Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Presby University Penn Med Center

    Completed in 1991

  • Undergraduate School
    Washington University Of St. Louis

    Graduated in 1977

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

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Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Heart Surgery

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