Walter J. Scott, MD, FACS

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Walter J Scott, MD, FACS


Philadelphia Magazine
Top Doctors 2014
Thoracic Surgery

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Clinical Expertise:

Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Lung Cancer; Lung Cancer Staging with PET Scanning;VATS lobectomy, Esophageal Cancer, Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), Mediastinal Tumors and Other Thoracic Cancers;
Robotic Surgery for Thoracic Cancers

Certifications:

American Board of Surgery;
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Medical Education

University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill., 1981

Residencies

General Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.

Fellowships

Research in Cardiovascular Physiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.;

Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Ill.

Honors and Awards

Philadelphia Magazine Top Docs, 2009-2014

Research Interests

Quality of Life After Surgical Treatment of Thoracic Cancers;
The Utility of Endobronchial Ultrasound Biopsy to Replace Open Surgical Biopsy;
Advanced VATS Surgery and Robotic Surgery;
Genetic Polymorphisms and Lung Cancer Susceptibility;
PET Detection of Small Lung Cancers

Publications

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Lung Cancer: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment

Lung Cancer: A Guide to Diagnosis and Treatment, by Walter Scott, MD

Walter Scott, MD
Addicus Books
Second Edition 2012

A valuable resource for Patients and Families

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