Dr. Scott Houghton, MD

Dr. Scott Houghton, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 43
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Dr. Scott Houghton, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint Cloud, MN and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Creighton University School Of Medicine in 2001 and specializes in general surgery.

2035 15th St N Ste 130

Saint Cloud, MN 56303

Contact Information

(320) 656-7100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 97% of peers
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
very high
more than 96% of peers
Wound Repair
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

63  Conditions Treated

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51  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Orchiectomy
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Skin Grafts
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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

  • Creighton University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Mayo Grad School Med/Mayo Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Houghton has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Houghton's Reviews

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Houghton to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (3)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Houghton's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • 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
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