Daniel J. Scherzer, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Daniel J. Scherzer, MD

Daniel J. Scherzer, MD

Contact Information

Emergency Medicine
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4385
FX: (614) 722-4380

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Daniel J. Scherzer, MD, is an attending physician in the Emergency Department at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University (OSU) College of Medicine. He is the Medical Director of the Simulation Center and the Trauma Liaison for Emergency Medicine. Interests include simulation based education and competency assessment, Trauma Team CRM principles, RSI and sedation.


  • Male

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
    Date Completed: 05/30/1989


  • Institute of Living
    Date Completed: 04/30/1990


  • University of Connecticut
    Date Completed: 10/01/1990


  • University of Connecticut
    Date Completed: 06/01/1992


  • University of Connecticut
    Date Completed: 06/01/1993


  • Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    Date Completed: 06/30/1994


  • Nationwide Children's Hospital
    Date Completed: 06/30/1996


  • Pediatrics


  • Emergency Medicine


  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 11/19/1996


  • Chang TP1, Kessler D, McAninch B, Fein DM, Scherzer DJ, Seelbach E, Zaveri P, Jackson JM, Auerbach M, Mehta R, Van Ittersum W, Pusic MV. 2014. Script concordance testing: assessing residents' clinical decision-making skills for infant lumbar punctures.  Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges. Vol. 89, no. 1. (January): 128-35.
  • Scherzer D, Leder M, Tobias JD. 2012. Pro-con debate: etomidate or ketamine for rapid sequence intubation in pediatric patients.  J Pediatr Pharmacol Ther. Vol. 17(2), no. April: 142-9.
  • Daniel J. Scherzer, M.D. 2008. Rehydration Therapies and Antiemetics in Pediatric Patients in the ED.  Audio-Digest Emergency Medicine. Vol. 25, no. 10. (May).
  • Daniel J. Scherzer, M.D. 2008. Giving Birth to a Simulation Center.  Neonatology Today. Vol. 3, no. 8. (January).
  • Daniel J. Scherzer, M.D. 2008. Heat Related Injury: Knowing the Warning Signs.  Critical Measures, Nationwide Childrens’ Hospital. Vol. 9, no. 2. (January).
  • Bonsu BK, Harper MB. 2007. Leukocyte counts in urine reflect the risk of concomitant sepsis in bacteriuric infants: a retrospective cohort study.  BMC Pediatr. Vol. 7, no. June: e24.
  • Gary A. Smith, M.D., DrPH, Daniel J. Scherzer, M.D. 2004. Pediatric Farm Related Injuries: A Series of 96 Patients.  Clinical Pediatrics. Vol. 43, no. 4. (May): 335-342.
  • Daniel M. Cohen, MD and Daniel J. Scherzer, MD. 1997. Neonatal Resuscitation. In Handbook of Cardiovascular Emergencies. Edited by James Hoekstra, MD. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.
  • Katalin I. Koranyi, M.D., Jennifer I. Chapman, M.D., Daniel J. Scherzer, M.D. 1997. Irritability and Vomiting in a Five-Month-Old.  The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. Vol. 16, no. 12. (January).
  • Daniel J. Scherzer, MD and Daniel M. Cohen, MD. 1997. Pediatric Resuscitation. In Handbook of Cardiovascular Emergencies. Edited by James Hoekstra, M.D.. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.

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