University of Nebraska Medical Center

Sias Scherger, MD

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Sias Scherger

Sias Scherger, MD, joined the faculty of the UNMC Department of Internal Medicine Division of Infectious Diseases in 2023. Dr. Scherger first became interested in infectious diseases during the microbiology section of year two of medical school and developed further interest throughout medical school and residency when working with immunocompromised hosts such as solid organ transplant recipients, hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients, and other patients with inherited or acquired immunodeficiencies. This became Dr. Scherger's main area of focus during Infectious Diseases fellowship and when working as faculty.


  • Medical School: University of Nebraska College of Medicine, 2015
  • Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Health, 2018
  • Fellowship: Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado, 2020
Patient Care

Hospital Appointments: Nebraska Medicine

Clinic Locations: Organ Transplant Center at Nebraska Medical Center

  • American Society of Transplantation
  • American Society for Transplantation and Cellular Therapy
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
Research or Professional Interests
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Pathophysiology of infections and sepsis