Ophthalmologist (eyes)
34 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Colin Scher is Average. Dr. Scher has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 2.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.8
Promptness 2.9
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
Bedside Manner 2.7
Spends Time with Me 2.8
Follows Up After Visit 2.9

Specialties & Research

Dr. Colin Scher, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

Education & Awards

Dr. Scher graduated from University Of Cape Town. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)


Dr. Scher has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital 
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego 


  • Hebrew
  • Yiddish
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Colin Allan Scher MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 34 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Colin A. Scher practice?
Dr. Colin Scher has 3 office locations.
Dr. Colin Scher practices Ophthalmology near Encinitas, CA.
Additional practice locations include: San Diego, CA and Escondido, CA.
See Encinitas Ophthalmologists.