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 was recognized by Atlanta Magazine as one of the top doctors in Atlanta in their most current doctor issue in July 2007.
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 Pediatric 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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