Dr. Richard Scher, MD

Dr. Richard Scher, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
(11)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Richard Scher, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Durham, NC. He is 59 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.

1 DUKE MEDICAL CTR

Durham, NC 27710

Contact Information

(919) 684-8111

Insurance Accepted

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
60

Conditions Treated

  • Abscess
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Gum Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
  • Sore Throat
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp

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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

Dr. Scher does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Scher and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Scher's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scher to family and friends
2.8
based on 11 total reviews
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Scher accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Scher has admitting privileges

Duke Health Raleigh Hospital
3400 Wake Forest Rd
Raleigh, NC 27609
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Duke University Hospital
2301 Erwin Rd
Durham, NC 27705
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