Hal Scherz, M.D., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.S.

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Dr. Scherz completed his undergraduate degree magna cum laude at State University of New York at Buffalo. He then earned his Master of Science degree in Immunology from Roswell Park Memorial Institute in Buffalo, New York. He went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Scherz was a surgical resident at the University of California San Diego before completing his urology residency there. Following his residency, Dr. Scherz completed a fellowship in Pediatric Urology at the Children’s Hospital of San Diego and UCSD.

Dr. Scherz is a former president of the American Association of Pediatric Urology.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics – Urology Section, Society for Pediatric Urology, Society for Fetal Urology, American Association of Pediatric Urology, American Urological Association, Genitourinary Reconstructive Society, UROPAC, American Association of Clinical Urologists, American College of Surgeons, Medical Association of Georgia, and the Greater Atlanta Pediatric Society. He has acted as program chair for the Society for Pediatric Urology annual meeting, and for the AAPU annual meeting. He has authored over 75 peer-reviewed articles and written eight book chapters. Dr. Scherz is a reviewer for The Journal of Urology and Urology. He has been a principal or co-investigator in numerous FDA clinical trials. He has served on a number of specialty committees on a national level. Dr. Scherz has been recognized by Atlanta Magazine many times as one of the top doctors in Atlanta, including the Top Doc issue in 2019.

Dr. Scherz is an associate clinical professor of urology at Emory University. He is an original member of the board of directors for the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Ambulatory Surgery Center. He has served several terms on the board of directors for The Children’s Healthcare Network. Dr. Scherz has been active at CHOA at Scottish Rite, serving on numerous committees. He is the managing partner of Georgia Urology, and a former president of Georgia Urology, P.A.

Dr. Scherz is a native of Bronx, New York. He and his wife, Jeri Salit, who is a pediatric ophthalmologist, have three children.

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Publications

American Urological Association (AUA) News for January 2021 (pages 7-8). Co-authored with Georgia Urology’s Dr. Andrew J. Kirsch

Reviews

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Dr. Scherz walked along side of us through our son’s surgeries. He is so compassionate, knowledgeable and thorough. His nurse, Laura is also a great asset to the office. You can tell they genuinely care about the patients and their families. I highly recommend Dr. Scherz and his team.
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Five years ago, my son needed to have an ultrasound and follow up surgery. As the mother of a 6 month old, you don't want to think about your baby having to go through this. When we were told, I remember crying in the office, and Dr. Scherz immediately handed me a tissue and told me it would be okay. He was right. The surgery was successful--and you'd never know within 24 hours that my son had undergone anything. The care shown to my son was fantastic. We went back recently to look into more options for him now that he is 5.5. He was very clear and explanatory with us, and while additional surgery is not necessary at this point, we were glad to have our fears appeased, and our knowledge base expanded. We are grateful we found Dr. Scherz 5 years ago and can't recommend him more. Thank you.
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Google
Dr. Scherz has a great bedside manner. He explains everything so that it is easy to understand. Surgical skills are exemplary- highly recommend Dr. Scherz!
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I’m used to Kaiser Pediactrics and I have to say that my experience with the nurse and doctor there at GA Urology was 1000 times better. No child likes to go to the doctors office, but they didn’t scare him or lose their patience or make it horrible for him. It’s kind of like, they legitimately like the kids they treat?? It’s hard to find that as ridiculous as it seems, and I appreciate them fully. I wish I could bring my little one there for all things. Great staff, thank you very much
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Always a great experience.
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Friendly staff and great service
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Actually saw Dr. Scherz’ PA but that wasn’t an option to select for provider.
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Great experience with Dr. Scherz.
Google
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Google
My family had a great experience with Dr. Scherz! We would highly recommend him to anyone in need of pediatric urology services.
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This was by far a very different experience from the first pediatric urology appointment with a WellStar physician. This provider and the staff were amazing and I have called my pediatrician to give them feedback about this provider and how they should refer to GA Urology instead.