Allen Cherer, MD, Neonat/Perinatology, Charlotte, NC


Neonat/Perinatology Charlotte, NC

Dr. Allen Cherer is a Charlotte, North Carolina-based Neonatologist. Throughout his longstanding career, Dr. Cherer has dedicated his life to providing quality care to countless newborns and their families, using his expertise to address a plethora of different issues and conditions. Read on to learn more about Dr. Allen Cherer's accomplishments and insights.

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  • Dr. Allen Cherer is an experienced, board-certified neonatologist and pediatrician. Dr. Cherer has formed his career around a constant focus on the ever-changing world of neonatal care. He has gained over 30 years of experience since becoming introduced to newborn intensive care in the 1970s.

    Dr. Allen Cherer proudly serves his community by caring for its most vulnerable citizens. He aspires to provide the best care possible, implementing longstanding industry knowledge while constantly keeping himself in tune with modern trends and breakthroughs.
  • An Overview: Neonatal Polycythemia

    (Slideshow) Dr. Allen Cherer gives a quick overview of neonatal polycythemia.

    COVID-19 and Breastfeeding: Key Considerations

    (Slideshow) Dr. Allen Cherer provides a look at a few suggested impacts of COVID-19 on breastfeeding.

    Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis: Overview

    (Slideshow) Dr. Allen Cherer discusses neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.

    Neonatal Septal Defects: An Overview by Dr. Allen Cherer

    Ventricular septal defects, or VSD, refers to an opening in the wall that separates the lower ventricles of the heart.

    Exploring Neonatal Sepsis

    Dr. Allen Cherer discusses neonatal sepsis.

    An Overview of Prader-Willi Syndrome

    Dr. Allen Cherer explores and gives a quick overview on neonatal Prader-Willi Syndrome.

    Neonatal Apnea: Overview

    Dr. Allen Cherer provides a quick look at neonatal apnea, a condition within neonatology.

    An Overview of Neonatal Macrosomia

    Dr. Allen Cherer discusses neonatal macrosomia.

    Neonatal Jaundice

    Dr. Allen Cherer provides an overview of neonatal jaundice.

    How to Become a Neonatal Professional

    Dr. Allen Cherer explores a few steps to becoming a neonatal professional.

    Top Neonatology Trends: 2020

    Dr. Allen Cherer explores 2020 trends in neonatology.

    Coronavirus and Pregnancy

    Dr. Allen Cherer explores pregnancy and the impact of COVID-19.

    Top 2020 Pregnancy Myths

    Dr. Allen Cherer explores top pregnancy myths for 2020.

    Neonatal Polycythemia: A Brief Overview

    Dr. Allen Cherer takes a look at neonatal polycythemia.

    COVID-19's Impact on Breastfeeding

    Dr. Allen Cherer discusses suggested impacts of COVID-19 on breastfeeding.

    Neonatal Necrotizing Enterocolitis

    Dr. Allen Cherer explores neonatal necrotizing enterocolitis.

Education & Training

  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Boston Children's HospitalFELLOWSHIP
  • Kosair Children Hospital - Norton HealthcareRESIDENCY
  • University of Louisville
    University of LouisvilleRESIDENCY
  • Kosair Children Hospital - Norton HealthcareINTERNSHIP
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
    Medical College of Georgia School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
  • University of VirginiaOTHER_TRAINING

Certifications & Licensure

  • LA State Medical License
    LA State Medical License 2016 - 2021
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 1997 - 1998
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1994 - 2021
  • UT State Medical License
    UT State Medical License 1993 - 2000
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1990 - 2022
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 1986 - 2021
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Most Compassionate Physician Nursing Staff, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Patient Care Excellence Award Nursing Staff, Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Robert G. Spurling Memorial Award Dept. of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1980

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Unraveling Fragile X Syndrome
  • History of Neonatology
  • DNA Sequencing and Neonatal Disease
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