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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Scarborough is certified by the American Board of Surgery in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care. He specializes in emergency surgery (Acute Care Surgery), general surgery, laparoscopic surgery, lower GI (colorectal and small bowel), surgical critical care, trauma (abdominal trauma, thoracic trauma and traumatic brain injury) and upper GI surgery (hepatobiliary, stomach and esophagus).

Specialties

Surgery (General)

Acute Care Surgery

Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal)

Excision of Lipoma

Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair

Muscle Biopsy

Sebaceous Cyst Removal

Subcutaneous Tumor Removal

Surgical Critical Care

Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Trauma Surgery

Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair

Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-7502 | (800) 323-8942 | Map
University Hospital
(608) 263-8954 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Surgery

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Surgery
Surgical Critical Care
Fellowship

Surgical Critical Care and Abdominal Transplant, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC


Residency Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Internship Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Medical School Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.
Research

Dr. Scarborough's research interest is in health services research.


PubMed Articles
Ingraham AM Jung HS Liepert AE Warner-Hillard C Greenberg CC Scarborough JE Effect of transfer status on outcomes for necrotizing soft tissue infections. J Surg Res . 2017 Dec;220:372-378
[PubMed ID: 29180205]
Bennett KM Hoch JR Scarborough JE Predictors of 30-day postoperative major adverse clinical events after carotid artery stenting: An analysis of the procedure-targeted American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Oct;66(4):1093-1099
[PubMed ID: 28596038]
Ingraham AM Agarwal SK Jung HS Liepert AE O'Rourke AP Scarborough JE Patient-Centered Outcome Spectrum: An Evidence-based Framework to Aid in Shared Decision-making. Ann Surg . 2017 Sep 15;
[PubMed ID: 28922208]
Rinehardt EK Scarborough JE Bennett KM Current practice of thoracic outlet decompression surgery in the United States. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Sep;66(3):858-865
[PubMed ID: 28579292]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Carotid artery stenting is associated with a higher incidence of major adverse clinical events than carotid endarterectomy in female patients. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Sep;66(3):794-801
[PubMed ID: 28502547]
Barbas AS Dib MJ Rege AS Vikraman DS Sudan DL Knechtle SJ Scarborough JE The Volume-outcome Relationship in Deceased Donor Kidney Transplantation and Implications for Regionalization. Ann Surg . 2017 Jul 22;
[PubMed ID: 28650358]
Shulzhenko NO Zens TJ Beems MV Jung HS O'Rourke AP Liepert AE Scarborough JE Agarwal SK Number of rib fractures thresholds independently predict worse outcomes in older patients with blunt trauma. Surgery . 2017 Apr;161(4):1083-1089
[PubMed ID: 27932031]
Bennett KM Kent KC Schumacher J Greenberg CC Scarborough JE Targeting the most important complications in vascular surgery. J Vasc Surg . 2017 Mar;65(3):793-803
[PubMed ID: 28236921]
Scarborough JE Schumacher J Kent KC Heise CP Greenberg CC Associations of Specific Postoperative Complications With Outcomes After Elective Colon Resection: A Procedure-Targeted Approach Toward Surgical Quality Improvement. JAMA Surg . 2017 Feb 15;152(2):e164681
[PubMed ID: 27926773]
Englum BR Rialon KL Kim J Shapiro ML Scarborough JE Rice HE Adibe OO Tracy ET Current use and outcomes of helicopter transport in pediatric trauma: a review of 18,291 transports. J Pediatr Surg . 2017 Jan;52(1):140-144
[PubMed ID: 27852453]
Rialon KL Englum BR Gulack BC Guevara CJ Bhattacharya SD Shapiro ML Rice HE Scarborough JE Adibe OO Comparative effectiveness of treatment strategies for severe splenic trauma in the pediatric population. Am J Surg . 2016 Oct;212(4):786-793
[PubMed ID: 26303881]
Englum BR Gulack BC Rice HE Scarborough JE Adibe OO Management of blunt pancreatic trauma in children: Review of the National Trauma Data Bank. J Pediatr Surg . 2016 Sep;51(9):1526-31
[PubMed ID: 27577183]
Scarborough JE Ingraham AM Liepert AE Jung HS O'Rourke AP Agarwal SK Nonoperative Management Is as Effective as Immediate Splenectomy for Adult Patients with High-Grade Blunt Splenic Injury. J Am Coll Surg . 2016 Aug;223(2):249-58
[PubMed ID: 27112125]
Scarborough JE Schumacher J Pappas TN McCoy CC Englum BR Agarwal SK Jr Greenberg CC Which Complications Matter Most? Prioritizing Quality Improvement in Emergency General Surgery. J Am Coll Surg . 2016 Apr;222(4):515-24
[PubMed ID: 26916129]
Bennett KM Levinson H Scarborough JE Shortell CK Validated prediction model for severe groin wound infection after lower extremity revascularization procedures. J Vasc Surg . 2016 Feb;63(2):414-9
[PubMed ID: 26526055]
Keenan JE Gulack BC Nussbaum DP Green CL Vaslef SN Shapiro ML Scarborough JE Optimal timing of tracheostomy after trauma without associated head injury. J Surg Res . 2015 Oct;198(2):475-81
[PubMed ID: 25976854]
Gulack BC Englum BR Lo DD Nussbaum DP Keenan JE Scarborough JE Shapiro ML Leukopenia is associated with worse but not prohibitive outcomes following emergent abdominal surgery. J Trauma Acute Care Surg . 2015 Sep;79(3):437-43
[PubMed ID: 26307878]
Scarborough JE Mantyh CR Sun Z Migaly J Combined Mechanical and Oral Antibiotic Bowel Preparation Reduces Incisional Surgical Site Infection and Anastomotic Leak Rates After Elective Colorectal Resection: An Analysis of Colectomy-Targeted ACS NSQIP. Ann Surg . 2015 Aug;262(2):331-7
[PubMed ID: 26083870]
Bennett KM Scarborough JE Shortell CK Risk factors for cranial nerve injury after carotid endarterectomy. J Vasc Surg . 2015 Aug;62(2):363-8
[PubMed ID: 25935272]
Gulack BC Englum BR Rialon KL Talbot LJ Keenan JE Rice HE Scarborough JE Adibe OO Inequalities in the use of helmets by race and payer status among pediatric cyclists. Surgery . 2015 Aug;158(2):556-61
[PubMed ID: 26044110]