Dr. Scott W. Taber, MD

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Dr. Scott W. Taber, MD

General Surgery | Male

Surgical Associates S Carolina 100 Palmetto Health Pkwy Ste 200, Columbia, SC 29212 Get Directions
(803) 256-3400

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Dr. Taber specializes in General Surgery and practices in Columbia, SC. He practices at 3 locations.

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      3.5 based on 13 responses
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      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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      • How well provider listens and answers questions
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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      I have been a patient of Dr. Taber's on several occasions for the past 6 years. I have been more than pleased with his surgical skills and his caring personality. I have recommended him to my sister-in-law who also was very pleased with him.
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      He has a lot of concern for his patients. He went over and beyond for my mother. Very hands on and genuine.
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal and Rectal Cancer
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Aneurysm
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Bile Duct Cancer
      • Biliary Atresia
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Burn Injuries
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Empyema
      • Esophageal Cancer
      • Esophageal Diseases
      • Esophageal Diverticulum
      • Esophageal Varices
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Meckel's Diverticulum
      • Neuroendocrine Tumors
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Partial Lung Collapse
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Pyloric Stenosis
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Small Intestine Cancer
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
      • Stomach Cancer
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thrombosis
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Bladder Surgery
      • Bone Marrow Biopsy
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Cystotomy
      • Dialysis Access Procedures
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
      • Esophageal Surgery
      • Excision of Breast Tumor
      • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
      • 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
      • Gastrectomy
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hepatectomy
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Laparotomy
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
      • Skin Grafts
      • Splenectomy
      • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
      • Stomach Surgery
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Tracheal Surgery
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Vagotomy
      • Varicose Vein Procedure
      • Vascular Surgical Procedure
      • Wound Repair

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        Sanctions

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Creighton University School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1988

      • Internship Hospital
        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 1989

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 1994

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Brown Cancer Center

        Completed in 1992

        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 1995

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Taber's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Taber

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients