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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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Anal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Pinchot "NCH Medical Group is here to seamlessly deliver coordinated, top quality healthcare in our medical offices, NCH Immediate Care Centers and hospital. Whether you're seeking routine medical care or something more specialized, the NCH Integrated System of Care connects you with the care you need."

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

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


  • 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

Dr. Pinchot has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Pinchot's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Pinchot to family and friends
14 total reviews (8 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Pinchot's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

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...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...more
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On behalf of the NCH Medical Group, thanks so much for sharing your experience and the positive review. Wishing you and your husband the best of health!

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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...more
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Dr Pinchot is such a WONDERFUL Caring Dr. He is very thorough.and confident in himself and his professional skills as a Dr and it shows. I highly recommend Dr Pinchot i
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Kathy, thank you so much for the positive review! Please take care. This reply was left by a representative of the NCH Medical Group.

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It was discovered that I had color rectal cancer and uterine cancer and all my doctors recommended that I see Dr. Pinchott for the surgery for the color rectal cancer. He performed the colon cancer surgery and at the same time Dr. Brooks performed the hysterectomy! What a blessing to have two at...more
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Cindy, thank you for taking the time to share and thank you ever so much for the exceptional rating. All the best of luck to you with your recovery. Take good care of yourself!

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