Dr. Robert Scoma, MD

Dr. Robert Scoma, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
60 y/o

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Dr. Robert Scoma, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in West Palm Beach, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Robert S Scoma MD

1411 N Flagler Dr Ste 8300

West Palm Beach, FL 33401
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Scoma's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scoma treats Lung Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Scoma treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scoma performs Lung Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Scoma performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Pulmonary Disease
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scoma treats Pulmonary Disease more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Scoma treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Scoma's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Tumor
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Artery Stenosis
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Stricture
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laser Bronchoscopy
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Abscess
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Surgery
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
Open Thymectomy
Pacemaker Implantation, Temporary
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Hypertension
Segmentectomy, Open
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Procedure
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Transbronchial Lung Biopsy
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

We treat our patients with care and respect using the most appropriate and up-to-date procedures.


  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery


  • 1994
    UMDNJ University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 1991
    Lankenau Hospital Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1987
    Presby Hospital University Penn
    Residency Hospital
  • 1986
    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School


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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Office environment
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What People Say About Dr. Robert Scoma, MD
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I was diagnosed with a large Cystic Bullae on my left lung. The images were quite daunting as the Cyst occupied about 60% of the chest on the left side. Of course, you immediately start to think about your mortality, family, etc. I interviewed several well known and well respected Thoracic Surgeons...Read More
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Dr. Scoma is knowledgeable, empathetic, amazingly professional as well as highly respected by his colleagues. He goes above & beyond! His staff is equally as competent and very accommodating! I had an open vat lung procedure in 2011 and recently my husband had robotic assisted open vat to remove...Read More
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Dr. Scoma is an angel. I was bounced from one doctor to the next and dealing with insurance just trying to get a procedure done so I could get a diagnosis. He got me in so fast, scheduled procedure within a week. He was thorough, took his time and i had complete trust in him from the beginning....Read More
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I was diagnosed with carcinoma of the lung, found incidentally as I was in a car accident. The ER Doctor suggested a follow up CT of my lungs in three months. The date was 09/12. I followed up with a CT of my lungs. A lesion was noted and a PET scan was ordered the next day. I was then diagnosed...Read More
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