Dr. Richard Scher, MD

Dr. Richard Scher, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Richard Scher, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med in 1985 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

1 DUKE MEDICAL CTR

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Tongue Cancer
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more than 74% of peers
Tonsillectomy
normal
more than 69% of peers
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
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more than 66% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

60  Conditions Treated

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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • University Of Virginia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Of Virginia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1990
  • The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Scher has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scher's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scher to family and friends
11 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Scher's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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