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Dr. Andrea Scherer

Neurosurgery
Orlando, FL
11 years experience female

Locations

Nemours Childrens Hospital

Orlando, FL

Address

13535 Nemours Parkway, Orlando, FL, United States
Directions

Fax

4075674513

About

Bio

I am a pediatric neurosurgeon. I am interested in general pediatric neurosurgery, mission work, teaching medical students, and research on malignant brain tumors and hydrocephalus.

Specialties
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Neurosurgery

Languages spoken

English, Japanese

Doctor Q&A

5 Answers
86 Agrees
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Scherer
Neurosurgery 11 years experience
Occipital neuralgia: Could be tension, but consider occipital neuralgia as well. This often responds well to nerve blocks by an interventional pain specialist if all other things fail (relaxation, massage, hydration, nsaids, therapy)
1 thank
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Scherer
Neurosurgery 11 years experience
Restless legs: Has she had any blood work, such as testing for anemia? I recommend starting with her primary care doctor for an examination.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Scherer
Neurosurgery 11 years experience
Valsalva: Likely due to the physiologic changes that happen downstream after valsalva maneuver—increase in cardiac stroke volume and cardiac output

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Hey doctor thanks!! Is this only intracranial? Posted question pls che
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)
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Your answer was very helpful, thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
Graduated 2010MD

Medical/Graduate school

Indiana University School of Medicine, IN
MD

Affiliations

AANS
American Association of Neurological Surgeons / Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Pediatric Neurosurgery Section
University of Central Florida - UCF Medical School
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