Dr. Allen Cherer is a board-certified Pediatrician and Neonatologist who has dedicated his professional life to caring for sick newborns and their families. For over 30 years, Dr. Allen Cherer has served in Level III Newborn Intensive Care Units in Georgia, California, and North Carolina.

After earning his B.A. in Biology from the University of Virginia and his M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia, Dr. Allen Cherer trained in Pediatrics at the University of Louisville’s Kosair Children’s Hospital. Following residency, he was commissioned in the United States Air Force Medical Corps where he became Chief of Pediatrics at the USAF Regional Hospital Minot (North Dakota).

Dr. Allen Cherer proceeded to a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine in the Joint Program in Neonatology at Harvard Medical School  where his research included the causes and sequelae of intraventricular hemorrhage (IVH) in preterm infants. His work culminated in a published manuscript that proposed a comprehensive management protocol of IVH.

In his medical practice, Dr. Allen Cherer has provided care for thousands of newborns and support for their families over the years. He has held clinical faculty positions at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine and the Cabarrus Family Medicine Residency Program in North Carolina.

Dr. Allen Cherer has been active with quality improvement initiatives sponsored by the Vermont Oxford Network (VON) to improve the care to infants and families affected by substance abuse disorders and by the Perinatal Quality Collaborative of North Carolina (PQCNC) to further engage patients and families in hospital care practices.

He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Allen Cherer is a member of the Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and the North Carolina Pediatric Society.