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Dr. Hal Scherz


Hal C. Scherz MD has been practicing pediatric urology for 23 years. He has been in private practice in San Diego, California and in Atlanta, Georgia and has been on the faculty of the University of California- San Diego and Emory University. He has been involved in resident and fellow training for all of his career, and has published over 75 peer reviewed articles and contributed chapters to 6 academic texts. He has been a reviewer for over 20 years for the major peer reviewed journals in Urology, has been a primary investigator in numerous clinical research projects and been invited to be a visiting professor in a number of institutions. Dr. Scherz is a former president of the American Association of Pediatric Urologists.

Dr. Scherz has been the chief of Pediatric Urology and Managing Partner of Georgia Pediatric Urology since 1994. He has served on the boards of the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Ambulatory Surgery Center, The Children's Helthcare Network, and Georgia Pediatric Subspecialists. He currently is involved in the exploratory committee to organize a city wide Pediatric ACO in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Scherz has been the Medicaid reviewer for Pediatric Urology since 1996. He has been named as one of the top physicians by Atlanta Magazine, every year since 2005.

In May of 2009, Dr. Scherz founded the physician group, Docs 4 Patient Care, which has subsequently become one of the most prominent physician groups in championing sensible healthcare reform. He was a featured speaker on a healthcare panel at CPAC in 2010. He has had 2 Wall Street Journal opinion pieces published in 2010 and others featured in Real Clear Politics and other online publications. He has appeared on over 50 nationally syndicated radio shows and on Fox News shows.

Dr. Scott Barbour




Scott Barbour, MD is the founder and owner of Barbour NT, arthroscopy, trauma, spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, foot, and ankle surgeries.
Dr. Barbour graduated manga cum lauded from St. Louis University School of Medicine in 1996 and has been in private practice since 2002. He utilizes stem cell and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections and is a pioneer in hip arthroscopy. Dr. Barbour is fellowship-trained in sports medicine (Palo Alto medical foundation). He was a 1988 collegiate All-American rugby Player and co-captain of the National Champion UC Berkeley rugby team.
Dr. Barbour has worked with professional sports teams including the Oakland Raiders, San Jose Sharks, USA Rugby Teams and still treats many professional athletes today. Dr. Barbour has lectured on orthopaedic surgery and healthcare reform and has appeared in radio and television to discuss these subjects. He has published articles and book chapters on Orthopaedic surgery and has been an editor for American Journal of Sports Medicine.

Latest Episodes

10/08/20 Guest Brian Blase

With host Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Brian Blase, Senior Policy Fellow, and CEO of Blase Policy Strategies, and from 2017 to 2019, Special Assistant to the president for Economic Policy.

58 min1 w ago
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10/08/20 Guest Brian Blase

10/01/20 Two Paths for Healthcare

The march toward the free market VS the march toward Socialism We've seen over the past six months the impact of fear when it comes to our health. Dr. Scott Barbour steps back into the Doctor's Lounge with the proposition - "This election is about whether or not we will have Socialized medicine" There are only 2 ways to allocate scarce resources 1) Rationing by a government body 2) free markets COVID has demonstrated, & continues to demonstrate how governments fail.

58 min2 w ago
Comments
10/01/20 Two Paths for Healthcare

09/17/20 Horror Stories

Government Harbinger Experiments in universal health care abound in nations around the world. One harbinger close to home was the Veterans Administration. Dr. Scott Barbour spent years in this military medical system - the equivalent of Medicare for All for our retired heroes. Listen in for the harsh realities of centralized control in health care.

58 minSEP 17
Comments
09/17/20 Horror Stories

09/10/20 Truth Detector

Scherz on COVID-19 The research and information errors and outright fraud in the data has been maddening for our physicians on the front lines of care. Host Dr. Hal Scherz steps back into the Doctor's Lounge to act as our Covid Truth Detector- separating fact from fiction.

59 minSEP 12
Comments
09/10/20 Truth Detector

09/03/20 Evaluating the Government Wide COVID Response

Harbinger of Medicare for All In the ongoing call for Universal Health Care as expressed through the rally cry of "Medicare for All", its past time we look at how expanding the existing system will impact America's health care. Host Dr. Scott Barbour will dive into the harbinger that is COVID-19. With so many response failures across so many government departments and at so many levels, how much worse can it get. Centralizing the control of +320 million citizens' health care will be like throwing gasoline on a burning fire - if history be our guide.

58 minSEP 4
Comments
09/03/20 Evaluating the Government Wide COVID Response

08/27/20 Biden's Impact on Health Care

Scherz unpacks the past to see the future We are a mere two months from a presidential election. Dr. Hal Scherz will look into the past policies of candidate Biden to determine the impact of a Biden Presidency on American health care. With a long history of centralizing health care in Washington, DC, Biden has surrounded himself with voices pushing for greater control than the PPACA instituted.

58 minAUG 27
Comments
08/27/20 Biden's Impact on Health Care

08/20/20 Diving in to the Deep End of the Pool

Host Scott Barbour, M.D. is loaded for bear for the next episode of the Doctor's Lounge. Armed with a mountain of data, studies, and media reports, Dr. Barbour will unpack the disinformation on COVID-19: * Opening schools * Hydroxychloroquine & Zinc * FDA, WHO, CDC * Numbers * Testing * Path Forward If you haven't tuned in to Dr. Scott, this is the show you do not want to miss

59 minAUG 21
Comments
08/20/20 Diving in to the Deep End of the Pool

08/13/20 Raising Cain - A Tribute - Herman Cain in Memorium

A Giant has passed. Herman Cain was a long time champion of the doctor patient relationship, fighting alongside the Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation for years. Host Dr. Hal Scherz, a long time personal friend of Cain, will unpack the impact of the man in his battle (public and private) to deliver health care to America and protect the greatest health care system on earth. Expect multiple guests and some of the best sound bites from Cain himself during his many times speaking at D4PCF events.

59 minAUG 14
Comments
08/13/20 Raising Cain - A Tribute - Herman Cain in Memorium

08/06/20 The Front Lines Get Messy

There has been a rumbling under the surface for months as physicians quietly questioned the approach to managing the COVID-19 infection. Beyond the staggering retraction of policy making studies in Lancet & NEJM. Beyond the incoherent and inconsistent application of mitigation measures by politicians. Beyond pharmacies overriding physician clinical judgment. Things are coming to a head. Host Dr. Scott Barbour will speak about the Americas Frontlines Doctors experience In DC. Not just the pressers and attacks, but what happened behind the scenes.

58 minAUG 7
Comments
08/06/20 The Front Lines Get Messy

07/23/20 Hoaxes Abound

Mis-information and mistakes in the middle of a crisis are to be expected. In the military, its commonly known as the "fog of war". Great leaders make the tough calls and navigate through this fog to victory. For this pandemic, it has been something more. What happens when your own people exaggerate circumstances and repeatedly provide fraudulent data? Host Scott Barbour examines the hoaxes surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic.

58 minJUL 23
Comments
07/23/20 Hoaxes Abound

Latest Episodes

10/08/20 Guest Brian Blase

With host Dr. Hal Scherz and his guest Brian Blase, Senior Policy Fellow, and CEO of Blase Policy Strategies, and from 2017 to 2019, Special Assistant to the president for Economic Policy.

58 min1 w ago
Comments
10/08/20 Guest Brian Blase

10/01/20 Two Paths for Healthcare

The march toward the free market VS the march toward Socialism We've seen over the past six months the impact of fear when it comes to our health. Dr. Scott Barbour steps back into the Doctor's Lounge with the proposition - "This election is about whether or not we will have Socialized medicine" There are only 2 ways to allocate scarce resources 1) Rationing by a government body 2) free markets COVID has demonstrated, & continues to demonstrate how governments fail.

58 min2 w ago
Comments
10/01/20 Two Paths for Healthcare

09/17/20 Horror Stories

Government Harbinger Experiments in universal health care abound in nations around the world. One harbinger close to home was the Veterans Administration. Dr. Scott Barbour spent years in this military medical system - the equivalent of Medicare for All for our retired heroes. Listen in for the harsh realities of centralized control in health care.

58 minSEP 17
Comments
09/17/20 Horror Stories

09/10/20 Truth Detector

Scherz on COVID-19 The research and information errors and outright fraud in the data has been maddening for our physicians on the front lines of care. Host Dr. Hal Scherz steps back into the Doctor's Lounge to act as our Covid Truth Detector- separating fact from fiction.

59 minSEP 12
Comments
09/10/20 Truth Detector

09/03/20 Evaluating the Government Wide COVID Response

Harbinger of Medicare for All In the ongoing call for Universal Health Care as expressed through the rally cry of "Medicare for All", its past time we look at how expanding the existing system will impact America's health care. Host Dr. Scott Barbour will dive into the harbinger that is COVID-19. With so many response failures across so many government departments and at so many levels, how much worse can it get. Centralizing the control of +320 million citizens' health care will be like throwing gasoline on a burning fire - if history be our guide.

58 minSEP 4
Comments
09/03/20 Evaluating the Government Wide COVID Response

08/27/20 Biden's Impact on Health Care

Scherz unpacks the past to see the future We are a mere two months from a presidential election. Dr. Hal Scherz will look into the past policies of candidate Biden to determine the impact of a Biden Presidency on American health care. With a long history of centralizing health care in Washington, DC, Biden has surrounded himself with voices pushing for greater control than the PPACA instituted.

58 minAUG 27
Comments
08/27/20 Biden's Impact on Health Care

08/20/20 Diving in to the Deep End of the Pool

Host Scott Barbour, M.D. is loaded for bear for the next episode of the Doctor's Lounge. Armed with a mountain of data, studies, and media reports, Dr. Barbour will unpack the disinformation on COVID-19: * Opening schools * Hydroxychloroquine & Zinc * FDA, WHO, CDC * Numbers * Testing * Path Forward If you haven't tuned in to Dr. Scott, this is the show you do not want to miss

59 minAUG 21
Comments
08/20/20 Diving in to the Deep End of the Pool

08/13/20 Raising Cain - A Tribute - Herman Cain in Memorium

A Giant has passed. Herman Cain was a long time champion of the doctor patient relationship, fighting alongside the Docs 4 Patient Care Foundation for years. Host Dr. Hal Scherz, a long time personal friend of Cain, will unpack the impact of the man in his battle (public and private) to deliver health care to America and protect the greatest health care system on earth. Expect multiple guests and some of the best sound bites from Cain himself during his many times speaking at D4PCF events.

59 minAUG 14
Comments
08/13/20 Raising Cain - A Tribute - Herman Cain in Memorium

08/06/20 The Front Lines Get Messy

There has been a rumbling under the surface for months as physicians quietly questioned the approach to managing the COVID-19 infection. Beyond the staggering retraction of policy making studies in Lancet & NEJM. Beyond the incoherent and inconsistent application of mitigation measures by politicians. Beyond pharmacies overriding physician clinical judgment. Things are coming to a head. Host Dr. Scott Barbour will speak about the Americas Frontlines Doctors experience In DC. Not just the pressers and attacks, but what happened behind the scenes.

58 minAUG 7
Comments
08/06/20 The Front Lines Get Messy

07/23/20 Hoaxes Abound

Mis-information and mistakes in the middle of a crisis are to be expected. In the military, its commonly known as the "fog of war". Great leaders make the tough calls and navigate through this fog to victory. For this pandemic, it has been something more. What happens when your own people exaggerate circumstances and repeatedly provide fraudulent data? Host Scott Barbour examines the hoaxes surrounding the COVID-19 epidemic.

58 minJUL 23
Comments
07/23/20 Hoaxes Abound
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