Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD
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South Hills Eye Associates Ltd 713 Washington Rd Ste 2 Pittsburgh, PA 15228 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

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

Biography

Dr. Joseph Scherer, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Pittsburgh, PA. He is 44 years old and has been practicing for 18 years. Dr. Scherer is affiliated with Canonsburg General Hospital, UPMC Presbyterian and Saint Clair Hospital.

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Dr. Scherer's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
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    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
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    GOOD
  • Average wait time
    31 to 45 minutes
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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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Dr. Scherer's Care Philosophy

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

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in Pennsylvania not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • 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
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Education

  • Medical School
    Memorial University Of Newfoundland Faculty Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Hospital Of Saint Raphael

    Completed in 2000

  • Residency Hospital
    University Health Center Of Pittsburgh

    Completed in 2003

  • Undergraduate School
    State University Of New York

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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