Dr. Joseph Scherger, MD

Dr. Joseph Scherger, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
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Age 67
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Dr. Joseph Scherger, MD is a family medicine specialist in La Quinta, CA and has been practicing for 40 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1975 and specializes in family medicine.

45280 Seeley Dr Fl 3

La Quinta, CA 92253

Contact Information

(760) 610-7300

Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Scherger's Experience

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Dr. Scherger's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Scherger ""Communication with our patients is the cornerstone of our new model of primary care," says Dr. Scherger."Eisenhower wants to revitalize primary care here in the Coachella Valley and I welcome the opportunity to apply a 21ST century model for primary care. Additionally, launching medical education and residency programs will attract top medical students and faculty physicians from around the country to Eisenhower.""

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

260  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • University Washington
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1976
  • University Washington
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scherger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scherger's Reviews

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5 total reviews (2 have comments)

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Dr. Scherger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Patient Comments (2)

I have been a patient of Dr Scherger for a decade and greatly respect his knowledge, demeanor, caring and especially his diagnostic skills and his lack of "I am a doctor ego. " He is just a regular guy with a talent for improving the lives of his patients. When I correspond with him, for example...more
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