John E. Scarborough, MD, FACS
- Section Head, Emergency Surgery
- Vice Chair for Quality, Department of Surgery
- Division of Acute Care and Regional General Surgery
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792
- MD, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 1998
- General Surgery Residency, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 2005
- Surgical Critical Care Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 2006
- Abdominal Transplant Fellowship, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC, 2007
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).
Dr. Scarborough provides a wide range of services including Appendectomy, Cholecystectomy (Gallbladder Removal), Excision of Lipoma, Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair, Muscle Biopsy, Open Groin Hernia Repair, Sebaceous Cyst Removal, Subcutaneous Tumor Removal, Trauma Surgery, Ventral / Abdominal Hernia Repair.
Dr. Scarborough’s research interest is in health services research.
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]
The Relative Impact of Specific Postoperative Complications on Older Patients Undergoing Hip Fracture Repair.
Stahl CC, Funk LM, Schumacher JR, Zarzaur BL, Scarborough JE
Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2021 Apr; 47(4): 210-216
[PubMed ID: 33451895]