Dr. Robert Scoma, MD

Dr. Robert Scoma, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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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

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Top Care Areas

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Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
very high
more than 98% of peers
Lung Cancer
very high
more than 93% of peers
Lung Surgery
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stenosis
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Stricture
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Thrombosis
  • Thymomas
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Scoma's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scoma

4.8

Based on 17 reviews

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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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Luis in Wellington, Florida – Dec 29, 2017
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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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West Palm Beach, FL – Nov 18, 2017
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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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Palm beach gardens – Nov 17, 2017
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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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Patricia Knight in Jupiter, Fla. – Mar 04, 2016
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