Dr. Scott Baker, MD

Colorectal SurgeryMaleAge 50

Dr. Baker
Accepting new patients

Grand Island Speciality Clinic

908 N Howard Ave Grand Island, NE 68803

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(308) 398-8993

Dr. Scott Baker, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Grand Island, NE and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota medical school in 2000. He is affiliated with medical facilities Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center and Hendricks Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Baker to book an appointment.

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Dr. Baker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Colectomy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Excision of Rectal Tumor
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Baker performs Excision of Rectal Tumor more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Baker performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Baker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Boerhaave's Syndrome
  • Bone Cancer
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Megacolon
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation With Robotic Assistance
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Grafts
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vaginal Prolapse Surgery
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wound Repair

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Anthem
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
Blue Cross Accord
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO

Dr. Baker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Baker

2.0

Based on 15 ratings

5 Stars
20%
(3)
4 Stars
6.666666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
73.33333333333333%
(11)
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What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (4)
  • Explained conditions well (4)
  • Listened & answered questions (4)
What could be improved
  • Didn't explain conditions well (11)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (11)
  • Appointment was rushed (10)
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Had a hemroidectomy on 6/2/17. Dr Baker was very brief and arrogant in explaining anything to me prior to surgery. At my follow up, he did not even do a physical exam despite me telling him I was still having issues. Now over a year and a half later I have more problems than before I had surgery. He spent maybe 5 minutes with me. My primary care doctor examined me and stated that it didn't look like I had surgery at all. Worst surgeon I've ever experienced.
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Wreckless with clear determination to stick to his path no matter what. Gastly recovery and explosive incompetence. How does Avera let him continue practicing?!?!
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Richard Wagner in sioux falls – Dec 25, 2017
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Made a surgical error and failed to correct the issue in time resulting in the death of a family member. Arrogant and incompetent. I would never let him near me or someone I love.
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Chad in Sioux Falls, SD – Jul 04, 2017
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He accommodated our young daughter being present after the exam. All questions were well, but briefly answered. Surgery results seem excellent.
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About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Baker, MD is a Colorectal Surgery Specialist in Grand Island, NE and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Robert Packer Hospital
Residency Hospital
2000
Sanford School Of Medicine Of The University Of South Dakota
Medical School

Awards

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What are Dr. Scott Baker, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Baker frequently treats Colectomy, Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance, and Excision of Rectal Tumor. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Baker treats.

Where is Dr. Scott Baker, MD's office located?

Dr. Baker's office is located at 908 N Howard Ave, Grand Island, NE 68803. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Grand Island Speciality Clinic

Neurosurgery908 N Howard Ave Grand Island, NE 68803
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center

Sioux Falls, SD

69% Patient experience rating, Equal to the national average

1 Award Received

Hendricks Community Hospital

Hendricks, MN