Dr. Scott A. Henson, MD

Dr. Scott A. Henson, MD

General Surgery | Male | 48 years old

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Care Philosophy

At Boise Surgical Group, we have a tradition of helping advance surgical care in and around Boise. Today, as throughout our two-decade history, we re committed to offering minimally invasive procedures that will help your patients heal faster, recover more easily and leave the hospital sooner. In addition to introducing new methods over the years, our surgeons have amassed huge volumes of experience more than anyone else in the state, for certain procedures.Read more

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Dr. Henson was very good about explaining options and procedures. He was caring and did an excellent job of my surgery.
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Dr. Henson's Care Philosophy

At Boise Surgical Group, we have a tradition of helping advance surgical care in and around Boise. Today, as throughout our two-decade history, we re committed to offering minimally invasive procedures that will help your patients heal faster, recover more easily and leave the hospital sooner. In addition to introducing new methods over the years, our surgeons have amassed huge volumes of experience more than anyone else in the state, for certain procedures.

Dr. Henson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anemia
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fissures
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Goiter
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Leukocytosis
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Lung Cancer
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Neutropenia
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1995

  • Internship Hospital
    Georgetown University Med Center

    Completed in 1996

  • Residency Hospital
    Georgetown University Med Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Notre Dame

    Graduated in 1990

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

Procedures Performed

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Hemorrhoid Removal
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Surgery

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