Dr. Scott Pinchot, MD

Dr. Scott Pinchot, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
Dr. Scott Pinchot, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Arlington Heights, IL and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Wisconsin in 2005 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

880 W Central Rd # 5000

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Contact Information

(847) 618-3800

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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more than 97% of peers
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more than 96% of peers
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more than 92% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General 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

33  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)
  • 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 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)
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • Western Michigan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Wisconsin / Madison
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • University Of Wisconsin Hosp Clinics Authority
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Lahey Clinic Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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I would not hesitate to recommend Dr. Pinchot to anyone. From the time I started having problems, Dr. Pinchot explained, in detail, what his plan for me was going to be. He explained the surgical procedure to me and what I could expect. No surprises. I was very please with not only Dr. Pinchot,...Read More
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I would recommend Dr. Pinchot to anyone. He is a wonderful surgeon with a great bedside manner. He takes his time with you to make sure you understand everything thoroughly. His staff is very friendly and efficient. Dr. Pinchot was the best choice I could have made regarding a surgeon. Thank you...Read More
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After a year of issues with my colon I found Dr Pinchot. He was up front and filled me in on all aspects of my surgery and recovery. From start to finish I was so thrilled. His staff is amazing-- Sherri his scheduler and the front desk as well as the nurses and PA's. Thank you for the amazing care...Read More
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Thank you for the great review, Susan! Take care!
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When my husband was diagnosed with colon cancer, we initially chose Dr. Pinchot based on all the amazing reviews that he had. Today, I can say with confidence that I couldn't agree more with all his previous patient reviews. He is truly amazing doctor, surgeon and person. I would highly recommend...Read More
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Having heard that surgeons were famous for only giving you 5 minutes of their time or being aloof, Dr. Pinchot was a pleasant surprise. He spent over 30 minutes with me and would have spent more if I hadn't run out of questions. I felt I was a "patient" of his and not a "procedure". He also was...Read More
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