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Dr. Hal C. Scherz is a renowned Pediatric Urologist practicing in Atlanta Georgia. His training has taken him from New York to Texas to California at some of the most well regarded institutions in American Medicine.

Dr. Hal C. Scherz is a renowned Pediatric Urologist practicing in Atlanta Georgia. His training has taken him from New York to Texas to California at some of the most well regarded institutions in American Medicine. He is a full time practicing urologist at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, and is an Asst. Professor at Emory University. He has one of the few fellowship training programs in Pediatric Urology in the US and serves as a principal investigator on numerous studies in his field of expertise and a reviewer for several peer reviewed journals in Urology.

Dr. Scherz has significant medical executive experience currently serving as the managing partner of Georgia Pediatric Urology. He is a former president of the American Association of Pediatric Urologists. He is currently on the executive boards of the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Ambulatory Surgery Center, the Children’s Healthcare Network of Atlanta, and the Children’s Subspecialty IPA. He is also a Policy Advisor for The Heartland Institute. 

He is a highly sought after speaker in regards to healthcare issues having appeared on numerous national TV news programs and nationally syndicated radio shows. In his specialty, Dr. Scherz has published over 70 articles and 6 book chapters. He has been named by Atlanta Magazine as one of the leading doctors in Atlanta each year since 2005. In the area of the national health care debate he has published editorials in some of the leading publications of the nation.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 13, 2017
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., Peter Ferrara, S.T. Karnick, Lindsey Stroud, Jane M. Orient, M.D., John Dale Dunn, Roger Beauchamp , Hal Scherz, Michael J. Koriwchak , Chad Savage, Devon Herrick, Scott Ehrlich, Dave Racer, Kathleen Brown , Twila Brase
"Attention Congress, this is what leadership looks like." - Tim Huelskamp
May 4, 2017
By Peter Ferrara, Michael Hamilton, Jeff Stier, John Garven, Hal Scherz, Elizabeth B. Stelle, Brian R. Forrest, M.D., Twila Brase, Roger Stark, M.D.
"Truly patient-centered, free-market reform would cease from steering tax dollars toward insurers and rewarding individuals with tax credits for buying overpriced insurance plans." - Michael Hamilton
February 24, 2017
By Michael Hamilton, Hal Scherz
State lawmakers should not wait on Washington to reform health care, Heartland policy advisor Hal Scherz says.

2018 By the Numbers

See what sets Heartland apart:
82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
78%
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
45%
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
3.2 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2018
184 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
158 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching over 34,000 guests in 2018.
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week