John Scarborough, MD, FACS

  • General Surgery


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).

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Education & credentials

Board certifications
  • Surgery
  • Surgical Critical Care
Medical School
  • Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

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

  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC

Areas of expertise

  • 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 Surgery
  • Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
  • Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair