Dr. Walter Scott, MD

Dr. Walter Scott, MD

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64 y/o
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Dr. Walter Scott, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Abington, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Abington Surgical Associates

1245 Highland Ave Ste 201

Abington, PA 19001
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross
  • Keystone Health Plan East

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Dr. Scott's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Esophageal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scott treats Esophageal Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Scott treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Lung Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scott treats Lung Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Scott treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Bronchioalveolar Carcinoma
  • Bronchogenic Carcinoma
  • Clear Cell Adenocarcinoma
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Small Cell Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Scott performs Lung Surgery more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Scott performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Scott's conditions and procedures:

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphadenectomy With Robotic Assistance
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lobectomy With Robotic Assistance
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Pulmonary Disease
Segmentectomy, Open
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymomas
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Scott, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Abington, PA and has been practicing for 29 years. He specializes in thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1989
    University Chicago Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    University Chicago Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1981
    University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1981

Awards

Dr. Scott's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Scott

3.2

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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It’s important for me to leave this review since only people who have unpleasant experiences usually do. My grandmother had to have a procedure done on one of her lungs to stop it from consistently accumulating fluid. Him and his team were so warm and patient throughout the whole process. Dr. Scott...Read More
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It is one year and a day since my mom died from complications of an elective preventative surgery. She walked into the hospital as an active, independent intelligent woman. She was to be in the hospital 2-4 days with 1% chance of death. The laparoscopic minor surgery was suggested and performed by...Read More
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Dr. Scott operated on me over a year ago to remove a benign tumor from one of my lungs. Both he and his team were wonderful and i felt that they truly cared about me and my recovery. I was out of the hospital a day earlier than planned and my recovery was very quick. Felt i needed to leave a...Read More
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Dr. Scott performed surgery on my father and was told by him and his team that he would be home 10 days post op. Dr. Scott and his team made mistake after mistake and my father died of SEPSIS after 6 weeks in the ICU. It was a complete nightmare. Our lives will never be the same and Dr. Scott...Read More
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Husband went in for surgery and was supposed to come home in 9 days. Spent 6 weeks in ICU and never came home.
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cigna-HealthSpring
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Community Blue PPO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Direct Access
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Independence Blue Cross
Keystone Health Plan East
Keystone Health Plan East HMO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
QualCare
QualCare HMO
QualCare PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO

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