Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

John E. Scarborough, MD, FACS

  • Surgery (General)

About

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
  • Department of Surgery

Practice locations

  • University Hospital - Surgery
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
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  • University Hospital - Minor Procedure Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-7502
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  • University Hospital - Trauma Clinic
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 242-2828
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  • University Hospital - Trauma and Life Support Center (TLC)
    • 600 Highland Ave. / Madison, WI
    • (608) 263-8954
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Education & credentials

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

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

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

Specialties

Additional conditions and treatments
  • 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

Research and publications

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