Dr. Joseph Scoma, MD

Dr. Joseph Scoma, MD

General Surgery | Male

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Dr. Scoma specializes in General Surgery and practices in San Diego, CA. He practices at 1 location.

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  • General Surgerynull
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    No malpractice history found for California.

  • 3
    Sanctions

    has received 3 Sanctions

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    • Disciplinary action in another state
    • Action Taken:Surrender
    • Misdemeanor conviction
    • Action Taken:Surrender
    • Other
    • Action Taken:Court Order
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  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
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    Specialties

    • General Surgery
    • Colon & Rectal Surgery

    Board Certifications

    Why It Matters: Dr. Scoma's Board Certifications

    Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

    • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Abdominal Disorders
    • Anal Disorders
    • Anal Fissure
    • Anal Fistula
    • Anal or Rectal Pain
    • Appendicitis
    • Gastrointestinal Diseases
    • Hemorrhoids

    Procedures Performed

    • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
    • Gastroenterology Procedures
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)

    Background Check

    • 0
      Malpractice Claims

      No malpractice history found for California.

    • 3
      Sanctions

      Dr. Scoma has received 3 sanctions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (12/23/2015)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: New York
      • Misdemeanor conviction  (8/11/2015)
      • Action Taken: Surrender
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: California
      • Other  (10/17/2014)
      • Action Taken: Court Order
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • State: California
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    • 0
      Board Actions

      No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    Education

    • Medical School
      St Louis Univ Sch Of Med

      Graduated in 1965

    • Internship Hospital
      Kings County Hospital Center

      Completed in 1966

    • Residency Hospital
      Bellevue Hospital Center

      Completed in 1970

      Kings County Hospital Center

      Completed in 1967

      Muhlenberg Hosp

      Completed in 1973

    Awards & Recognition

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    • Media & Publications

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Italian
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    Dr. Scoma's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in General Surgery
    • Board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery and General Surgery
    • No malpractice claims found
    • Sanctions found
    • No board actions found
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