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J Stephen Scott, MD

J Stephen Scott, MD

Bariatric Surgery
Dr. J. Stephen Scott is a board-certified bariatric surgeon who practices at Bariatric and Metabolic Specialists in Overland Park, Ks and Lee's Summit, MO. Dr. Scott offers his patients a breadth of experience and expertise in bariatric and complex GI and abdominal surgery, having worked in the field for more than 20 years. Dr. Scott currently serves as the Associate Program Director for the General Surgery Residency Program and is faculty of the Bariatric Fellowship. 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. Prior to joining the practice, 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.
Care Philosophy

Dr. Scott is committed to the successful, long term weight management and quality of life in patients who suffer from morbid obesity. His commitment to training and educating the surgeons of tomorrow; as well as the development of new techniques and technologies is a true testament to his passion for his patients.

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Abdominal Wall Reconstruction

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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RNY)

Sleep Apnea

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Swallowing Disorders

Type 2 Diabetes

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