Dr. Scott Fuchs, MD

Dr. Scott Fuchs, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
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68 y/o
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Dr. Scott Fuchs, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Coral Springs, FL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 44 years.

Digestive CARE

3001 Coral Hills Dr Ste 250

Coral Springs, FL 33065
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Fuchs performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 97% of peers
Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fuchs "Our commitment is to ensure the South Florida Community receives the ultimate access to a broad range of high-quality gastroenterology services including diagnostics and treatments. Dedicated to excellence in gastroenterology care, we are sure you'll find that our Digestive CARE physicians are among the very best in Florida."
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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biliary Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatic Disease
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pouchitis
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Capsule Endoscopy
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colonoscopy With Polypectomy
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopic Polypectomy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags

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

  • City University NY
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1970
  • Tufts University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1974
  • University Miami Affil Hosps
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1975
  • University Miami Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1977
  • University Miami Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fuchs has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Northwest Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Fuchs is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Fuchs' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fuchs to family and friends
3.9
based on 8 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fuchs' Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

in Coconut Creek |
Dr. Fuchs became my doctor in 2003 when I was almost overwhelmed by my colitis and that turned out to be one of the best days of my life - from that point forward, my health literally did a 180. I had the best stretch of health I have ever had since I first developed UC in 1986. Dr. Fuchs is a...more
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Ft Lauderdale, FL |
Dr. Fuchs himself is great! He explained the colonoscopy procedure and prep to me wonderfully. He is friendly and attentive. His medical assistant, on the other hand, leaves much to be desired. Don't expect a call back by the end of the business day as her message says - probably best to not expect...more
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in Coral Springs, FL |
The first thing is that he discovered a polph attached to the wall of my colon that was very difficult to find and turned out to be cancerous. I have been under his care for about twenty years. He is a hero to me personally.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fuchs accepts 41 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • America's Health Choice
  • America's Health Insurance Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
    PPO Next PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Careplus
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
    SouthCare
  • Dimension Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Florida Health Administrators
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Guardian
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart - Interplan Health Group
    Interplan Health Group
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    Integrated Health Plan (IHP)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • NALC Health Benefit Plan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • PHCS
  • POMCO Group
  • Preferred Care Partners
  • Preferred Medical Plan
  • Sanus Health
  • Total Health Choice
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • USA Health and Wellness Network
  • USA Managed Care Organization
  • Vista Health Plan
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Fuchs has admitting privileges

Northwest Medical Center
2801 N State Road 7
Margate, FL 33063
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University Hospital and Medical Center
7201 N University Dr
Tamarac, FL 33321
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Broward Health Coral Springs
3000 Coral Hills Dr
Coral Springs, FL 33065
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