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David Scher, MD

Dr. Scher is a cardiologist in the Lancaster area. He is affiliated with Lancaster General Hospital and Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital.
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68 doctors
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68 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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52 doctors
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Dr. Scher saw more heart disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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71 doctors
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71 doctors
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35 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more pain patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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66 doctors
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65 doctors
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32 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more vascular disease patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more osteoarthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Scher saw more Long QT syndrome patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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45 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more arthritis patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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29 doctors
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30 doctors
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14 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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36 doctors
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18 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more heart valve condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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42 doctors
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42 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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36 doctors
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35 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more shortness of breath patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more encephalopathy patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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44 doctors
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43 doctors
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21 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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49 doctors
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48 doctors
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24 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more high cholesterol patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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31 doctors
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31 doctors
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15 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more hernia patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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63 doctors
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62 doctors
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31 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more digestive tract conditions patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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19 doctors
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19 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more opiate dependence patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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34 doctors
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34 doctors
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17 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more fainting patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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18 doctors
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9 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more malnutrition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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46 doctors
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46 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more headaches patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Scher saw pneumothorax patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Lancaster County area. Learn more.

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51 doctors
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51 doctors
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25 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more anxiety patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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55 doctors
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Dr. Scher saw more lung condition patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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45 doctors
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22 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more peripheral neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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45 doctors
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Dr. Scher saw more neuropathy patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more bladder cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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69 doctors
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68 doctors
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34 doctors
Dr. Scher saw more diabetes patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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48 doctors
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Dr. Scher saw more urinary tract infection (UTI) patients than 95% of similar doctors in the Lancaster County area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Scher sees patients and can be reached at the following locations.

Office
217 Harrisburg Ave
Lancaster, PA 17603
416 miles away
MRI Group - LG Health Parkesburg
950 S Octorara Trl
Parkesburg, PA 19365
437 miles away
Lancaster General Health Center-Lebanon
1701 Cornwall Rd
Lebanon, PA 17042
404 miles away
Office
1261 Division Hwy
Ephrata, PA 17522
422 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Universit‡ degli Studi di Bologna Scuola di Medicina e Chirurgia
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1984

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Cardiovascular Disease
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Interventional Cardiology

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Scher is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Lancaster General Hospital
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)
  • Wellspan Ephrata Community Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health New England
  • HealthNow New York
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSCOPE Benefits
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Independent Health
  • Lifetime Healthcare
  • MVP Health Care
  • Magellan Health
  • MagnaCare
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Optima Health
  • Pomco
  • PreferredOne
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • UPMC Health Plan
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield