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Dr. David Marx Scher MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics, and Surgery.
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Dr. David Scher has 4 office locations.
Upper East Side
Hospital For Special Surgery
535 E 70th St
New York, NY 10021

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Scher is Excellent. Dr. Scher has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.4
  • Currently 3.4444444444444 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.3333333333333 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.1
  • Currently 3.1428571428571 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Scher, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Clinical Research
  • Clubfoot
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Scher graduated from Duke University , Durham. He has 12 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Clubfoot
Frauenthal Award for Orthopaedic Research, 1998
Eleanor Kaufman Award for Research in Pediatric Orthopaedics, 1999
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow, 1992
Nomination to Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, 1989
Hospital for Joint Diseases Resident Research Award, 1999
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2011)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Upper East Side
Pediatric Surgery
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Scher has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 
  • Hospital For Special Surgery 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Scher accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 3 plans
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
  • Health Plus - 3 plans
  • Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) - 3 plans
  • AMERIGROUP - 4 plans
  • Healthfirst - 11 plans
  • Aetna - 3 plans

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish


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Where does Dr. David M. Scher practice?
Dr. David Scher practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Pediatrics, and Surgery near New York, NY.
See New York Surgeons, New York Pediatric Surgeons, and New York Pediatricians.