Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD

Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 45
(2)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Pittsburgh, PA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.

713 Washington Rd Ste 2

Pittsburgh, PA 15228

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • 6 More

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Scherer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Benign Neoplasm of Eye
very high
more than 94% of peers
Eye Cancer
very high
more than 94% of peers
Astigmatism
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scherer "South Hills Eye Associates has been a trusted source for comprehensive ophthalmology and vision services to generations of Western Pennsylvanians. Our goal is to provide first class eye care in a spirit of compassion. We offer a comprehensive range of medical, surgical, and optical services. Our doctors have expertise in Advanced Cataract Surgery, Laser Vision Correction (LASIK and PRK), Glaucoma diagnosis and treatment, Diabetic eye care, and examinations for glasses"
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • State University Of New York
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Hospital Of Saint Raphael
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Health Center Of Pittsburgh
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scherer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scherer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scherer to family and friends
5.0
based on 2 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Scherer's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Sherer is one of the most caring and kind and through physicians I have ever seen. He takes his time and explains everything and treats you with respect. I have the utmost confidence in him. I highly recommend him.
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