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Scott L. Baker

Scott L. Baker, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Colorectal Surgery and General Surgery

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About Me

Special Interests

Dr. Baker has special interest in minimally invasive colon and rectal surgery including benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum and anus to include inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s Disease, diverticulitis, and anorectal conditions including hemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and fistulas. He uses minimally invasive techniques including Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) and robotics whenever possible. In addition, he provides a full array of endoscopic procedures. Dr. Baker's other interests include surgical oncology, gallbladder surgery, hernia repair, and trauma and acute care surgery.



University of South Dakota School of Medicine, Vermillion, SD, Medical School


Guthrie Clinic/Robert Packer Hospital, Sayre, PA, General Surgery


Grant Medical Center, Columbus, OH, Colorectal Surgery


American Board of Surgery; American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery; Fellow of American College of Surgeons


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