Dr. Scott Gering, MD

Dr. Scott Gering, MD

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Age 51
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Dr. Scott Gering, MD is a general surgery specialist in Rancho Mirage, CA and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1994 and specializes in general surgery and colon & rectal surgery.

71943 Highway 111

Rancho Mirage, CA 92270

Contact Information

(760) 346-5551

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Constipation
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Gering's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

34  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Abdominoperineal Resection of the Rectum With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • 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)
  • Rigid Proctosigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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 Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Brooke Army Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University Tex Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gering has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gering's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gering to family and friends
40 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

  • 5
    (36)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Gering's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Dr Gering literally changed my life. I had chronic fissures and while he was very hesitant to perform surgery, it was completely necessary and I gained my life back. I used to spend hours a day in the bath tub in search of relief. Gering surgery was a complete success and I am in NO pain. He is...more
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After two surgeries to repair a ventral hernia, Dr. Gering operated on me the third time. Unlike the first two procedures, which were very painful and unsuccessful, I had to take no additional medication for pain, could get up and walk, use the rest room, and ambulate without any difficulty. A week...more
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An excellent surgeon in latest, least invasive technology who explores & offers all options before recommending surgery as solution. Dr. Gering is extremely competent, ,approachable, friendly, has a pleasant sense of humor, and succinctly sums up your situation. He is diligent about seeing you...more
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I HOPE DR. GERING SEE'S THIS. HI, MY NAME IS DAWN LENTINE AND LAST YEAR I HAD STAGE THREE RECTAL CANCER.DR. GERING WAS MY SURGEON. HE IS VERY KIND CARING AND PROFESSIONAL. I FEEL IM ALIVE TODAY BECAUSE OF HIM AND I WOULD RECOMMEND HIM 100%. LAST MONTH I THOUGHT MY CANCER WAS BACK AND WAS HAVING...more
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Dr Gering is a wonderful doctor. He listened to my concerns and had no problem keeping me one more day due to the concerns I had. I am in the medical field, and he was highly recommended by my fellow colleagues. I, in turn, would also recommend him to my family and friends
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