Sias Scherger, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Infectious Disease

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (2015)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (2010)
Residency:
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine Program, Internal Medicine (2018)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Infectious Disease (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease

Professional Titles

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Publications

  • Scherger S, Mathur S, Bajrovic V, Johnson SC, Benamu E, Ramanan P, Wolfel G, Levi ME, Abidi MZ. Cytomegalovirus myocarditis in solid organ transplant recipients: A case series and review of literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Jun;22(3):e13282. PubMed PMID: 32232951
  • Scherger S, Henao-Martínez A, Franco-Paredes C, Shapiro L. Rethinking interleukin-6 blockade for treatment of COVID-19. Med Hypotheses. 2020 Jun 27;144:110053. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32758889
  • Canfield GS, Schultz JS, Windham S, Scherger S, Henao-Martinez AF, Shapiro L, Franco-Paredes C, Chastain DB, Wand T, Krsak M. Empiric Therapies for COVID-19: Destined to Fail by Ignoring the Lessons of History. J Hosp Med. 2020 Jul 1;15(7):434-436. PubMed PMID: 32584243
  • Ramanan P, Scherger S, Benamu E, Bajrovic V, Jackson W, Hage CA, Hakki M, Baddley JW, Abidi MZ. Toxoplasmosis in non-cardiac solid organ transplant recipients: A case series and review of literature. Transpl Infect Dis. 2020 Feb;22(1):e13218. PubMed PMID: 31769583
  • Gharamti AA, Mei F, Jankousky KC, Huang J, Hyson P, Chastain DB, Fan J, Osae S, Zhang WW, Montoya JG, Erlandson KM, Scherger SJ, Franco-Paredes C, Henao-Martínez AF, Shapiro L. Diagnostic utility of a Ferritin-to-Procalcitonin Ratio to differentiate patients with COVID-19 from those with Bacterial Pneumonia: A multicenter study. medRxiv. 2020 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 33106821
  • Matthew A Miller, PharmD, Kyle C Molina, PharmD, Jonathan A Gutman, MD, Sias Scherger, MD, Jessica M Lum, MD, Sherif B Mossad, MD, Mary Burgess, MD, Matthew P Cheng, MD, Sally T Chuang, MD, Samantha E Jacobs, MD, Dante P Melendez, MD, Dimpy P Shah, MD, Andrea Zimmer, MD, M Rizwan Sohail, MD, Sadia Syed, MD, Randall C Walker, MD, Eric M Poeschla, MD, Maheen Z Abidi, MD, Mucormycosis in Hematopoietic cell Transplant Recipients and in patients with Hematological Malignancies in the Era of New Antifungal Agents, Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2020;, ofaa646, https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa646
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Professional Memberships

  • Infectious Disease Society of America, Member
  • American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, Member
  • American Society of Transplantation, Member
  • Center of International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research, Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Infectious Disease Clinic
1635 Aurora Ct
7th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0191

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Infectious Disease, Board Certification (2020, 2020)
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2018, 2018)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Infections
  • Immune System - AIDS / HIV Disease
  • Immune System
  • Immune System - Immunodeficiency

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (2015)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (2010)
Residency Programs:
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine Program, Internal Medicine (2018)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Infectious Disease (2020)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Infectious Disease
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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