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Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Surgical Specialist
30 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
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(6)
Patient comments (4)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Walter Scott is Good. Dr. Scott has been reviewed by 6 patients who have provided 4 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
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Promptness 3.7
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Courteous Staff 4.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
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Bedside Manner 4.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.0
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Walter Scott, FACS, MD is board certified in Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery).

  • He has special expertise in 9 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Cancer (Non-Small-Cell Lung Carcinoma)
  • Lung Diseases
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Multiple Abnormalities
  • Pneumonectomy (Lung removal)

Education & Awards

Dr. Scott graduated from University of Chicago. He has 3 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Lung Cancer (Lung Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009 - 2012, 2014)

Affiliations

Dr. Scott has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Fox Chase Cancer Center 
  • St Joseph Hospital/Creighton Med Center 

Languages

  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Walter J Scott FACS and MD is a male Cardiothoracic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery.
Where does Dr. Walter J. Scott practice?
Dr. Walter Scott has 3 office locations.
Dr. Walter Scott practices Thoracic Surgery and Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Drexel Hill, PA.
See Philadelphia Cardiothoracic Surgeons.