Published on October 28, 2019

Essentia Health welcomes Dr. Patricia Scherrer

Patricia Scherrer, MD

Dr. Patricia Scherrer, a pediatrician, has joined the Pediatrics Department at Essentia Health-South University Clinic in Fargo, North Dakota.

“Essentia Health aligns with my personal ideals of how to care for patients and their families, as well as being a workplace committed to the communities they support,” says Dr. Scherrer.

Dr. Scherrer earned a medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Virginia. She completed a residency in pediatrics and a fellowship in pediatric critical care at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin. Dr. Scherrer is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in pediatrics and pediatric critical care medicine.

“Pediatrics includes many of my favorite things in life – interacting with children, developing ongoing relationships, helping others, science and physiology, and occasionally solving puzzles,” explains Dr. Scherrer. “It is a privilege to get to know my patients and their families.”

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Patricia Scherrer, call (701) 364-8900. To see her full profile, visit and click on “Doctors & Providers.”

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