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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (10)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Scher is Good. Dr. Scher has been reviewed by 17 patients who have provided 10 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.3
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

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 11 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Hospital for Joint Diseases Resident Research Award, 1999
Eleanor Kaufman Award for Research in Pediatric Orthopaedics, 1999
Frauenthal Award for Orthopaedic Research, 1998
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Research Fellow, 1992
Nomination to Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society, 1989
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2011)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Scher has 14 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital For Special Surgery 
  • Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases 


  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Chinese
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. David Marx Scher MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. David M. Scher practice?
Dr. David Scher has 1 office location.
Dr. David Scher practices Orthopaedic Surgery near New York, NY.
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