Dr. Colin Allan Scher MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Colin Scher is an ophthalmologist in San Diego, California. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Palomar Medical Center and Pomerado Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 37 years. Dr. Scher accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at Palomar Medical Center and one of 14 at Pomerado Hospital who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1982 - 1985

University of Cape Town Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1977

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Onchocerciasis in a teenager from Africa.
Leake, J.D., Pong, A.L., Scher, C.A., Newbury, R.O., Cunningham, B.B.

Vocal cord paralysis as a presentation of intrauterine infection with varicella-zoster virus.
Randel, R. C., Kearns, D. B., Nespeca, M. P., Scher, C. A., Sawyer, M. H.

Safety and efficacy of 2% pirenzepine ophthalmic gel in children with myopia: a 1-year, multicenter, double-masked, placebo-controlled parallel study.
Siatkowski, R. M., Cotter, S., Miller, J. M., Scher, C. A., Crockett, R. S., Novack, G. D.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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