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.
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 HospitalFELLOWSHIP
Kosair Children Hospital - Norton HealthcareRESIDENCY
University of LouisvilleRESIDENCY
Kosair Children Hospital - Norton HealthcareINTERNSHIP
Medical College of Georgia School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL
University of VirginiaOTHER_TRAINING
Certifications & Licensure
LA State Medical License2016 - 2021
SC State Medical License1997 - 1998
NC State Medical License1994 - 2021
UT State Medical License1993 - 2000
CA State Medical License1990 - 2022
GA State Medical License1986 - 2021
American Board of PediatricsPediatrics
American Board of PediatricsNeonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Awards, Honors, & Recognition
Most Compassionate PhysicianNursing Staff, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia
Patient Care Excellence AwardNursing Staff, Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina
Robert G. Spurling Memorial AwardDept. of Pediatrics, University of Louisville School of Medicine, 1980