Rebecca Scherzer, MD :: Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

Rebecca Scherzer, MD

Rebecca Scherzer, MD Best Doctors 2011-2012

Contact Information

Infectious Disease
700 Children's Dr
Columbus, OH 43205 [ map ]
PH: (614) 722-4404
FX: (614) 722-4423

Location Information for Patients

Main Campus


Rebecca Uram Scherzer, MD, is Chief of the Sections of Infectious Diseases and Allergy and Immunology at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Clinical Associate Professor of Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine. She is co-director of the combined Ohio State University and Nationwide Children’s Hospital Allergy and Immunology Fellowship. Her clinical interests include treating infants, children and adolescents with allergies, asthma and immunodeficiency diseases. In addition, she has a subspecialty focus on treating children with immunodeficiency disorders.


  • Female

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Education and Training

Medical School

  • Wright State University School of Medicine
    Date Completed: 06/06/1997


  • Shands Hospital University of Florida at Gainesville
    Date Completed: 06/30/1998


  • Shands Hospital University of Florida at Gainesville
    Date Completed: 06/30/2000


  • Duke University Medical Center - Durham
    Date Completed: 06/30/2002


  • Pediatrics


  • Allergy & Immunology


  • Allergy & Immunology
  • Pediatrics

Date of Appointment at Nationwide Children’s Hospital:

  • 09/27/2002


  • Orange,Jordan,S; Ballow,Mark; Stiehm,E,Richard; Ballas,Zuhair,K; Chinen,Javier; de la Morena,Maite; Kumararatne,Dinakantha; Harville,Terry,O; Hesterberg,Paul; Koleilat,Majed; McGhee,Sean; Perez,Elena,E; Raasch,Jason; Scherzer,Rebecca; Schroeder,Harry; Seroogy,Christine; Huissoon,Aarnoud; Sorensen,Ricardo,U; Katial,Rohit. 2012. Use and interpretation of diagnostic vaccination in primary immunodeficiency: A working group report of the Basic and Clinical Immunology Interest Section of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.  JOURNAL OF ALLERGY AND CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 130, no. 3. (September): S1-S24.
  • Jaggi,Preeti; Scherzer,Rebecca; Knieper,Rose; Mousa,Hayat; Prasad,Vinay. 2012. Utility of Screening for Chronic Granulomatous Disease in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.  JOURNAL OF CLINICAL IMMUNOLOGY. Vol. 32, no. 1. (February): 78-81.
  • Mustillo P, Bajwa RP, Termuhlen AM, Nicol K, Scherzer R, Jaffe R, Filipovich AH, Gross TG. 2008. Tumor immune surveillance defect of X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency is not Epstein-Barr virus specific.  Pediatr Blood Cancer. Vol. 51, no. 5. (November): 706-709.
  • Uram R, Rosoff PM. 2003. Isolated IgA deficiency after chemotherapy for acute myelogenous leukemia in an infant.  Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Vol. 6, no. 20. (September): 487-492.
  • Uram R. 2000. What every pediatrician must know about anaphylaxis and anaphylactoid reactions.  Pediatric Annals. Vol. 12, no. 29. (January): 737-742.

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