Dr. David Scher, MD

Clinical Cardiac ElectrophysiologyMaleAge 65

Dr. Scher
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

The Heart Group Of LG Health

217 Harrisburg Ave Lancaster, PA 17603

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(717) 544-8300

Dr. David Scher, MD is a Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiologist in Lancaster, PA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Scher has more experience with Heart Conditions than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia medical school in 1984. He is affiliated with Lancaster General Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Scher to book an appointment.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Scher

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Scher treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Scher treats other conditions, please contact the office at (717) 544-8300.

Heart Conditions

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Dr. Scher is experienced in the area of Heart Conditions. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 34 conditions and procedures

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Sinus Tachycardia
Hypertension
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
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Dr. Scher's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
  • Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
  • Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Chest Pain
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angiogram
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Long QT Syndrome
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Prolapse
  • Mobitz, Type 2, Heart Block
  • Nuclear Stress Testing
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pericarditis
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
  • Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
  • Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rheumatic Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Second Degree Heart Block
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinus Bradycardia
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Stress Test
  • Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • TCD Bubble Test
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Third Degree Heart Block
  • Tilt Table Testing
  • Treadmill Stress Test
  • Unstable Angina
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

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Dr. Scher accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
KeyCare PPO
Assurant Health
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Capital Blue Cross
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Principal Financial Group
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO
WellPoint

Dr. Scher's Reviews

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He was always super kind to me as someone who has so many heart fears/issues.
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I worked with Dr. Scher at Polyclinic Hospital in Harrisburg PA many, many years ago. He was our first electrophysiologist and dragged us kicking and screaming into the world of EP. Glad to see he is still practicing and would rate him highly in terms of experience and breaking into a new role.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Explaining things in plain English, having all patient and caregiver questions fully answered to their satisfaction, minimizing medications and procedures,...Read more

Biography

Director of Arrhythmia Services at PinnacleHealth from 1991-2011, Dr Scher brought the specialty of cardiac electrophysiology to Harrisburg, PA.  A...Read more

Specialties

  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Education

1991
Presby University Penn Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1988
Maimonides Med Center
Residency Hospital
1985
Maimonides Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1984
Universita Degli Studi Di Bologna, Facolta De Medicina E Chirurgia
Medical School
1977
Washington University of St. Louis
Undergraduate School
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Languages

  • English
  • Italian

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. David Scher, MD offer telehealth services?

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Is Dr. David Scher, MD accepting new patients?

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Does Dr. David Scher, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. David Scher, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Scher frequently treats Heart Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Scher specializes.

Where is Dr. David Scher, MD's office located?

Dr. Scher's office is located at 217 Harrisburg Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. David Scher, MD speak?

Dr. Scher speaks Italian and English. View profile to see all.

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Locations

The Heart Group Of LG Health

The Heart Group Of LG Health217 Harrisburg Ave Lancaster, PA 17603
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Practice

Lancaster General Health Center Lebanon1701 Cornwall Rd Lebanon, PA 17042
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Lancaster General Hospital

Lancaster, PA

79% Patient Experience Rating, 10% higher than the national average

32 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Cardiac Care Excellence Award™ (2022)