Colin Scher, M.D.




Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego

Medical Group / IPA

Rady Children's Specialists

Other Languages


Medical School

University of Cape Town South Africa


Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Board Certifications





Dr. Colin Scher has practiced pediatric ophthalmology at Rady Children's Hospital-San Diego for over 20 years.

He earned his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. While completing his ophthalmology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, he was honored as the senior resident who most exemplified the ideal university resident.

Dr. Scher has received awards from the American Academy of Pediatrics and San Diego City schools for outstanding care for underprivileged and uninsured children. In addition to treating pediatric patients, Dr. Scher is a specialist in adult strabismus.


Traumatic and spontaneous scleral rupture and uveal prolapse in osteogenesis imperfecta.
Pirouzian A, O'Halloran H, Scher C, Jockin Y, Yaghmai R

Ahmed glaucoma valve implants in the pediatric population: the use of magnetic resonance imaging findings for surgical approach to reoperation.
Pirouzian A, Scher C, O'Halloran H, Jockin Y

Safety and efficacy of 2% pirenzepine ophthalmic gel in children with myopia: a 1-year, multicenter, double-masked, placebo-controlled parallel study.
Siatkowski RM, Cotter S, Miller JM, Scher CA, Crockett RS, Novack GD, US Pirenzepine Study Group

Onchocerciasis in a teenager from Africa.
Leake JA, Pong AL, Scher CA, Newbury RO, Cunningham BB

Ocular findings in Jacobsen syndrome.
Lee WB, O'Halloran HS, Grossfeld PD, Scher C, Jockin YM, Jones C

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