Matthew Louis Scherer, MD

Specialties:
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Consultation
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV Consultation
  • HIV Infection

Academic Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Location(s)

177 Ft. Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Affinity Health Plan

  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs

Amida Care

  • Special Needs

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West (National)
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Healthfirst

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare

Medicare

  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

RiverSpring

  • Special Needs

UnitedHealthcare

  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

VNSNY CHOICE

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs

WellCare

  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, 2008 Weill Cornell Medical College
  • Internship: 2009 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Residency: 2011 NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Research

Dr. Scherer sees patients for HIV primary care, hepatitis C care, and general infectious diseases consults. He is the medical director for the inpatient Infectious Diseases/General Medical Unit and for outpatient infectious diseases in the Ambulatory Care Network. He is a co-investigator on a grant focused on developing better comprehensive care for infectious diseases in people who use drugs. He is a co-investigator on several clinical trials in the Division's Columbia Collaborative Clinical Trials Unit which has been advancing the science of HIV and emerging infections like SARS-CoV-2.

Selected Publications

  1. Zucker J, Carnevale C, Theodore D, Castor D, Meyers, K, Gold, J, Winetsky D, Scherer M, Cohall A, Gordon P, Sobieszczyk ME, Olender S. Attitudes and Perceived Barriers to Routine HIV Screening and Provision and Linkage of Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) among Graduate Medical Trainees. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2021 Apr 23. doi: 10.1089/apc.2021.0029. Online ahead of print.PMID: 33901410
  2. Zucker J, Carnevale C, Theodore D, Castor D, Meyers, K, Gold, J, Winetsky D, Scherer, M, Cohall, A, Gordon, P, Sobieszczyk ME, Olender S. Attitudes and Perceived Barriers to Sexually Transmitted Infection Screening Among Graduate Medical Trainees, Sexually Transmitted Diseases: February 11, 2021 - Publish Ahead of Print do- i: 10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001396
  3. Zucker J, Gomez-Simmonds A, Purpura LJ, Shoucri S, LaSota E, Morley NE, Sovic BW, Castellon MA, Theodore DA, Bartram LL, Miko BA, Scherer ML, Meyers KA, Turner WC, Kelly M, Pavlicova M, Basaraba CN, Baldwin MR, Brodie D, Burkart KM, Bathon J, Uhlemann AC, Yin MT, Castor D, Sobieszczyk ME. Supervised Machine Learning Approach to Identify Early Predictors of Poor Outcome in Patients with COVID-19 Presenting to a Large Quaternary Care Hospital in New York City. J Clin Med. 2021 Aug 11;10(16):3523. doi: 10.3390/jcm10163523. PMID: 34441819; PMCID: PMC8397083.
  4. Laracy J, Zucker J, Castor D, McMahon DJ, Guo TW, Yan M, Shalev N, Scherer M, Gordon P, Sobieszczyk M, Yin MT. HIV-1 Infection Does Not Change Disease Course or Inflammatory Pattern of SARS-CoV-2-Infected Patients Presenting at a Large Urban Medical Center in New York City. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 Jan 28;8(2):ofab029. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab029. PMID: 33604406; PMCID: PMC7880266.
  5. Shalev N, Scherer M, LaSota E, Antoniou P, Yin M, Zucker J, Sobieszczyk M. Clinical characteristics and outcomes on people living with HIV hospitalized for COVID-19. Clin Inf Dis. 2020 Nov 19; 71 (16): 2294-97
  6. Manion M, Lynn N, Pei L, Hammoud DA, Laidlaw E, Roby G, Metzger D, Mejia Y, Lisco A, Zelazny A, Holland S, Vachon ML, Scherer M, Bergin C, Sereti I. To Induce IRIS or Suppress It: The spectrum of Mycbacterium genavense in the antiretroviral era. Clin Inf Dis. 2020 Jun 18, Epub ahead of print
  7. Grossman LC, Kline MD, Scherer ML, Churnet BH, Yin MT, Olender SA, Sauer MV, Douglas NC. Survey of obstetrics and gynecology providers on management of HIV- serodiscordant couples: assessment of attitudes, practices, and knowledge. Andro Gyn: Curr Res. 2014 (2): 3.
  8. Scherer ML, Douglas NC, Churnet BH, Grossman LC, Kline M, Yin MT, Sauer MV, Olender SO. Survey of HIV care providers on management of HIV serodiscordant couples- assessment of attitudes, knowledge, and practices. AIDS Care. 2014. (11): 1435- 9.
  9. Scherer ML*, Nalls MA*, Pawlikowska L, Ziv E, Mitchell GF, Huntsman S, Hu D, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Lakatta EG, Hsueh WC, Newman AB, Tandon A, Kim L, Kwok PY, Sung A, Li R, Psaty B, Reiner AP, Harris TB. Admixture mapping of ankle-arm index:identification of a candidate locus associated with peripheral arterial disease. J Med Genet. 2010. Jan;47(1):1-7 *Shared primary authorship
  10. Scherer ML, Aspelund T, Sigurdsson S, Detrano R, Garcia M, Mitchell GF, Thorgeirsson G, Launer LJ, Gudnason V, Harris TB. Abnormal T-wave axis is associated with coronary artery calcification in older adults. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2009 Aug; 43(4): 240-8.
  11. Trocciola SM, Chaer RA, Lin SC, Dayal R, Scherer ML, Coll D, Kent KC, Faries PL. Embolization of renal artery aneurysm and arteriovenous fistula: a case report. Vasc Endovascular Surg 2005;39(6):525-9.
  12. Scherer ML, Zhang CA, Zhao B, Newhouse J, McMahon DJ, Colon I, Guo X, Shane E, Y in MT. Subcutaneous fat is positively correlated with bone mineral density in HIV- positive postmenopausal women. 12th International Workshop on Adverse Drug Reactions and Co-morbidities in HIV. 4 November 2010. Poster presentation. Abstract in Antiviral Therapy 2010; 15 Suppl 4: A38.
  13. Scherer ML. Admixture mapping of ankle-arm index: identification of candidate loci associated peripheral arterial disease in the Health, Aging and Body Composition Study and the Cardiovascular Health Study. Feb 2008. Weill Cornell Medical College Student Research Day (presentation).
  14. Scherer ML. Lifelong cardiovascular risk factors and late life coronary artery calcification: The Age Gene/Environment Susceptibility-Reykjavik Study. National Institute on Aging Scientific Retreat. 18 April 2007 (presentation).
  15. Scherer ML, Sigurdsson S, Detrano R, Garcia M, Launer LJ, Karlsdottir G, Thorgeirsson G, Gudnason V, Harris TB. T-wave axis is associated with coronary artery calcium score in an asymptomatic elderly population. American Heart Association 47th Annual Conference on Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention. 1 March 2007. Poster presentation.  Abstract in Circulation. 2007;115:e284.