Dr. Scott Henson, MD

Dr. Scott Henson, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 49
(8)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Henson, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Meridian, ID. He is 49 years old and has been practicing for 22 years.

3399 E Louise Dr Ste 400

Meridian, ID 83642

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • 24 More

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Top Care Areas

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
high
more than 82% of peers
Stomach Diseases
normal
more than 53% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 49% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Henson "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."
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Carcinoma in Situ
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Common Bile Duct Stone
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fissures
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Diseases and Disorders
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Melanoma
  • Merkel Cell Carcinoma
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Oral Cancer
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Retina Diseases
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Surgery
  • 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
  • Thyroid Surgery

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • University Of Notre Dame
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Georgetown University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Georgetown University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Henson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Henson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Henson to family and friends
3.5
based on 8 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Henson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Horseshoe Bend, ID |
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 accepts 33 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
    Medicaid
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
    Blue Cross of Idaho PPO
  • CareSource
    Medicaid
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
    Medicaid
  • First Choice Health
    First Choice Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus
    Medicaid
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
    Medicaid
  • HealthSmart
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    Medicaid
  • Husky Health
    Medicaid
  • inHealth
    Medicaid
  • INTotal Health
    Medicaid
  • LifeWise
  • Medicaid
  • Midwest Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Medicaid
  • ODS Health Plan
  • PacificSource
  • Peach State Health Plan
    Medicaid
  • Premera Blue Cross
    Heritage Signature
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
    Medicaid
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
    Medicaid
  • TriWest Champus
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Medicaid
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wellcare of Georgia
    Medicaid

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Hospitals where Dr. Henson has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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