Clinical Information

Specialties

John E. Scarborough, MD, FACS

Associate Professor

  • Section Head, Emergency Surgery
  • Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery
  • Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery

scarborough@surgery.wisc.edu
(608) 262-6246

600 Highland Avenue
MC 3236
Madison, WI 53792

Education

  • MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • General Surgery Residency, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
  • Abdominal Transplant Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC

Clinical Specialties

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, small bowel), surgical critical care, trauma (abdominal trauma, thoracic trauma, traumatic brain injury) and upper GI surgery (hepatobiliary, stomach, esophagus).

Research Interests

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

Recent Publications

  • Subtotal cholecystectomy with omental pedicle plug for the challenging gallbladder: A case report and review of the literature.
    Stellon MA, Fleming CJ, Scarborough JE
    Clin Case Rep 2024 Apr; 12(4): e8757
    [PubMed ID: 38623356]

  • Bowel Preparation Before Nonelective Sigmoidectomy for Sigmoid Volvulus: Highly Beneficial but Vastly Underused.
    Schudrowitz N, Shahan CP, Moss T, Scarborough JE
    J Am Coll Surg 2023 Apr 01; 236(4): 649-655
    [PubMed ID: 36695556]

  • In Support of Interval Cholecystectomy for Perforated Cholecystitis: In Reply to Toro and Di Carlo.
    Krecko LK, Scarborough JE, Jung HS
    J Am Coll Surg 2022 May 01; 234(5): 974-975
    [PubMed ID: 35426418]

  • Which hospital-acquired conditions matter the most in trauma? An evidence-based approach for prioritizing trauma program improvement.
    Lee PT, Krecko LK, Savage S, O'Rourke AP, Jung HS, Ingraham A, Zarzaur BL, Scarborough JE
    J Trauma Acute Care Surg 2022 Oct 01; 93(4): 446-452
    [PubMed ID: 35393378]

  • Postoperative Outcomes after Index vs Interval Cholecystectomy for Perforated Cholecystitis.
    Krecko LK, Hoyos Gomez T, Scarborough JE, Jung HS
    J Am Coll Surg 2021 Apr; 232(4): 344-349
    [PubMed ID: 33482322]

All Publications on PubMed