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J. Stephen Scott, MD, FACS

Bariatric Surgery

Surgical Weight Loss Institute of Kansas City

2000 SE Blue Pkwy, #120
Lee's Summit, MO 64063

About J. Stephen Scott

Dr. Stephen Scott is a board-certified surgeon with the Surgical Weight Loss Institute of Kansas City. He is affiliated with Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Dr. Scott offers his patients a breadth of experience and expertise in bariatric surgery, having worked in the field for more than 20 years. During that time, he has seen complications decrease ten-fold, and has played an important role in that improvement through his involvement in training, education, new techniques and technologies. Most recently, Dr. Scott served as an associate professor in general surgery for the University of Missouri at Columbia, and co-director of Missouri Bariatric Services. He has also served on the clinical faculty of schools including St. Louis University and the University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, and on the faculty of the Advanced Laparoscopic Training Center in Atlanta.

Dr. Scott is an active researcher, presenter and author, and possesses a level of knowledge in his field that ensures patients receive the latest, most advanced bariatric care. He recently authored 3 text book chapters on the topic. In addition to his medical training, Dr. Scott is the co-founder and co-director of Towertech Research Group, a medical technique/procedure research entity. He has served on the boards of numerous entities including the American Hernia Society, the Ethicon Endo-Surgery Institute and on advisory boards for General Surgery Innovations and U.S. Surgical Corp. Dr. Scott has been the director of the Robotic Program at American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons, moderator of the robotic session at Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) forums, spoken extensively on revisional bariatric surgery at SAGES, the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS), the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and surgical disruptive technologies conferences. He holds memberships in the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders, the International College of Surgeons, ASMBS, the American Hernia Society, the American Society of General Surgeons, the ACS, and SAGES.

Education

Medical School
University of Missouri School of Medicine

Residency
Mount Sinai Medical Center

Certifications & Memberships

Am Brd General Surgery Certified

Affiliations

Lee’s Summit Medical Center

Gender

Male

Procedures & Conditions

weight loss, weight reduction, surgical weight loss, obesity, high BMI, weight management, type 2 diabetes, sleep apnea, hypertension, Adjustable Gastric Banding, Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery), Gastrectomy, Gastric Sleeve, General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Lap Banding, Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedures, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, , Adjustable Gastric Banding, Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery), Gastrectomy, Gastric Sleeve, General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Lap Banding, Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedures, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Hernia Repair,

Specialty

Bariatric Surgery

Sub Specialty

General Surgery

Office Locations

Surgical Weight Loss Institute of Kansas City
2000 SE Blue Pkwy
#120
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
Phone: (913) 345-6960