Lindsey Scherer

Lindsey Scherer, PA-C

Physician Assistant

Lindsey became a new team member to OCPN in September 2018. She recently earned a Masters in Physician Assistant Studies from Bryant University and completed various clinical rotations associated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Butler Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, Miriam Hospital, Charlton Memorial Hospital and Boston University. While at Bryant University, she volunteered at Clinic Esperanza/Clinic Hope, a bimonthly free clinic to treat and monitor uninsured, underprivileged patients with diabetes, as well as, with Operation Stand Down, to assist with outreach for veterans to provide health screenings. Lindsey earned her Bachelor’s degree in Neuroscience from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine. She was a member of the varsity women’s Tennis team, Indoor Track Team, and Captain of the Equestrian Team. Prior to beginning PA school, she worked at Indiana University School of Medicine and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in the Departments of Neurology, working in both clinical and research domains, to elucidate variations across neuroimaging, cognitive testing, and genomic data for pediatric and adult neurodegenerative conditions. Lindsey’s outside interests include skiing, hiking, training her two rescue dogs for animal therapy in local schools, hospitals, etc., and importantly, spending time with friends and family.

Professional Affiliations

  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, NCCPA (2016-Active)
  • Academy of Physician Assistants, AAPA (2016-Active)
  • Rhode Island Academy of Physician Assistants, RIAPA (2016-Active)
  • Medical Group Management Association, MGMA (2017-Active)
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine, ASAM (2017-Active)
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, Elected Member (2010-2012)


  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider, American Heart Association, 2016, Recertified 11/2018, Active.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support Provider, American Heart Association, 2018, Active.
  • CPR/BLS, 2017, Active.
  • American Society of Addiction Medicine, Waiver for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorders (24-hour training module completed 10/2017)