Dr. Scott Strong, MD

Dr. Scott Strong, MD

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Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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59 y/o
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Dr. Scott Strong, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in colon & rectal surgery and surgical oncology.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Fl 16

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Illinois
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Strong's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Abscess
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Strong treats Abscess more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Strong treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Anal Abscess
  • Anal/Rectal Abscess
  • Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
  • Brain Abscess
  • Breast Abscess
  • Cerebellar Abscess
  • Colovaginal Fistula
  • Dental Abscess
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Laryngeal Abscess
  • Liver Abscess
  • Lung Abscess
  • Pancreatic Abscess
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Perianal Abscess
  • Pericolic Abscess
  • Perirectal Abscess
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Prostatic Abscess
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Renal Abscess
  • Retroperitoneal Abscess
  • Retropharyngeal Abscess
Colon and Rectal Surgery
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Strong performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Strong performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Colectomy
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Strong performs Colectomy more than 82% of his peers

Dr. Strong performs this procedure more than 82% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Strong's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
All Lymphoma
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anemia
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Cell Carcinoma
Bladder Cancer
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Chronic Myeloid Leukemia (CML)
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy With Robotic Assistance
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hypercoagulable State
Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Cancer
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Leukocytosis
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Prostate Cancer
Pulmonary Disease
Purpura
Rectovaginal Fistula
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)
Retina Diseases
Secondary Malignancies
Sickle Cell Disease
Skin Cancer
Small Intestine Cancer
Sphincterotomy
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Thalassemia
Thrombocytosis
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

"Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." 

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1992
    Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital
    1992
  • 1992
    Cleveland Clinic Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1990
    Michigan State University / Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1990
  • 1986
    Michigan State University / Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985

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Dr. Strong's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Strong

3.8

Based on 16 reviews

5 Stars
68.75%
(11)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
6.25%
(1)
1 Star
25%
(4)

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Not affable, and easily offended when patients advocate for themselves. My appointment with gastro-specialist Dr. Strong started by having him tell me that he didn't have time to look at the CT images I brought to the appointment, as that would cut into the allowed 40 minute appointment time, and...Read More
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I was a patient of Dr. Strong at Cleveland Clinic. He performed colon-rectal surgery. 4 days later I was septic. He admitted he did not close my wound correctly. I TNP fed for 6 months. After exam he felt I was healed. Further testing showed nothing had healed. I fired him & chose another...Read More
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Great West Healthcare-Cigna
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HealthLink
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