Scott A. Strong, MD

Scott A. Strong, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

  • Colorectal Surgery

Education

Medical Education:
MD, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine - 1985
Residency:
Spectrum Health/Michigan State University - 1990
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 1992

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery - Colon & Rectal Surgery (Certified)
  • American Board of Surgery - Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Professor, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Physician Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

224 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

Reviews from Patients

100 Most Recent Reviews

August 29, 2021

5.0

Competent , Professional , Friendly.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

Knowledge and doesn't overreact. I have met some surgeons who want to jump into surgery without weighing options.

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August 25, 2021

5.0

He is very reassuring and friendly

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August 09, 2021

5.0

Dr strong doesn’t sugar coat any answers to any questions. Dr strong is very personable.

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August 08, 2021

4.0

Very able

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August 06, 2021

5.0

Great doctor with excellent skills and very caring

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August 02, 2021

5.0

very straight forward and compassionate

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July 28, 2021

5.0

He knows what he’s doing. He always takes good care of me and answers all my questions. I know I have the best.

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July 28, 2021

5.0

Appointment was on time. Staff was very friendly. Both Dr Strong and his nurse Angela spent lots of time with me and answered my questions. Dr Strong has a clear communication style and is personable.

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July 18, 2021

5.0

Very descriptive on next steps before complicated parastomal hernia repair

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Very qualified, personable and caring

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July 14, 2021

5.0

Was very forthcoming and explained my condition in terms I could understand. He was able to answer all the questions I had before I even asked

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June 24, 2021

5.0

Great doctor

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June 23, 2021

5.0

This was my first time meeting Dr. Strong and so far I am impressed by him. From what I can tell he really understands my health situation and the issues I have. He explained everything very clearly and thoroughly. He didn’t jump straight to surgery and wants to do tests so he can see what is going on before he gives me his opinion on it, which I really appreciate.

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June 23, 2021

5.0

Along with answering my questions about surgery he is very personable and makes you feel like he cares.

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June 02, 2021

5.0

Thorough, explained the treatment plan in detail,, took time to listen. I am thrilled and relieved to have him in my corner!

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May 19, 2021

5.0

Dr Strong is a wonderful and thoughtful Surgeon. I feel so much better thank you!!

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May 19, 2021

5.0

He’s great at conveying everything to you and feels like you’re not just talking to a doctor but to a knowledgeable friend

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May 16, 2021

5.0

Dr Strong goes right to the point. No BS or pleasantries. I like that.

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May 14, 2021

5.0

He makes the visit very satisfactory with his thoughtful yet efficient bedside manner. I had a follow up visit for anorectal abscess and he made sure that I did not feel exposed for unnecessarily long period of time during incision and drainage procedure. The entire procedure was very quick and as painless as possible. Cannot recommend Dr Strong enough

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May 12, 2021

5.0

Very professional but personal. He answer all my questions and addressed all my concerns.

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April 25, 2021

5.0

He was very thorall and he definitely took time to review my medical records before seeing me.

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April 21, 2021

5.0

He is the best!

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April 15, 2021

5.0

He has the winning formula for beating colon cancer. He is calm and confident - made me feel the same.

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April 15, 2021

5.0

Es muy claro en sus explicaciones respecto a mi problema.

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April 14, 2021

5.0

Listened to our joint concerns

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April 02, 2021

5.0

Doctor Strong was very pleasant and took his time to explain my test results and answered any question that I had.

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March 21, 2021

5.0

Very helpful and calming.

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March 18, 2021

5.0

Very thorough, explained the situation, took time to speak with me

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March 17, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and very caring for my health needs.

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March 11, 2021

5.0

Dr Strong is a great doctor. He made me feel comfortable from the first moment and eased concerns about surgery and the diagnosis. I would recommend anyone to go to Dr Strong.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Strong was very knowledgeable and seemed skilled at what he does.

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March 10, 2021

5.0

Dr. Strong answered all of my questions and addressed all of my concerns completely. He put my husband and I at ease.

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March 07, 2021

5.0

He's a very good doctor.

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February 28, 2021

5.0

Nice

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February 18, 2021

5.0

Professional, caring and knowledgeable.

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February 18, 2021

5.0

Dr. Strong was informative and answered any questions I had.

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February 15, 2021

5.0

Nice bedside manner & knowledge and availability.

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February 11, 2021

5.0

He is good at calming patients. Recommended best evidence based interventions

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February 10, 2021

5.0

Extremely knowledgeable and compassionate

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February 08, 2021

5.0

He is very experienced and well educated. He told me upon my questioning, he has been with Northwestern Medicine and before that the Cleveland Clinic. He did not rush to a surgical solution and wants more research and examination to be done first and then make a decision.

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February 03, 2021

5.0

Dr. Strong and team are brilliant, caring, compassionate, and have the recipe for surgical success

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February 03, 2021

5.0

Dr Strong is a highly intelligent and talented surgeon with a heart of gold. I am so grateful to have had the honor of his care.

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January 24, 2021

5.0

Professionalism, care, and skill.

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January 19, 2021

5.0

He’s the best kindest Dr. I’ve ever had. He’s very competent, very skilled, he cares. He has a plan and all he asks from you, is that you follow the plan.

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January 15, 2021

5.0

He is accessible. He listens to my concerns. The success of my surgery and recovery are important to him.

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January 14, 2021

5.0

He’s a very good surgeon

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January 13, 2021

5.0

Very detailed and explained clesrly issues.

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January 13, 2021

5.0

He’s straightforward, knowledgeable and caring.

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December 30, 2020

5.0

Took his time with me

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December 28, 2020

5.0

The doctor is simple clear , precise and professional He made me feel like my condition was not a death sentence

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December 28, 2020

5.0

Very skilled and knowledgeable. Throughout the situation, he seemed to be able to answer all imaginable questions before I was able to ask them. Makes you feel confident and reassured.

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December 16, 2020

5.0

Straight to the point.

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December 06, 2020

5.0

Dr Strong very intelligent, he knew a lot about me before my first appointment

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December 06, 2020

5.0

Very good doctor , answer questions, explain procedure and why.

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December 04, 2020

5.0

He is personable and provided a much more thorough plan of treatment than other doctors I spoke with

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November 29, 2020

5.0

Bright individual.

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November 29, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Explained procedures that you could understand. Let you ask questions.

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November 25, 2020

4.0

He explained everything about the problem and also tell you what he’s doing. He cares about your health!

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November 25, 2020

1.0

Poor relationship management and organization

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November 24, 2020

5.0

Dr Strong was informative, communicated well and was concerned for me as a patient

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November 22, 2020

5.0

A good doctor, explained everything clearly

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November 21, 2020

5.0

his Nurse, Angela, super helpful on the phone and easy to communicate with.

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November 18, 2020

5.0

He's highly rated and knowledgeable.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

He explained everything very clearly.

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November 12, 2020

5.0

Every one was very nice.

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November 11, 2020

5.0

Dr strong is very knowledgeable and was able to give me a diagnosis that another doctor couldn't. Very good bedside manner and talked me through my options. Nurse was very kind as well.

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November 08, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and professional

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November 03, 2020

5.0

Dr. Scott Strong is amazing and very knowledgeable.

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November 01, 2020

5.0

Dr. Scott Strong, and his care team are the reasons. Most professional and attentive

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very intelligent, very friendly and very good at what he does

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Extremely helpful, clear and high quality staff and doctors

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Made me feel comfortable while experiencing an uncomfortable situation.

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October 28, 2020

5.0

Very friendly all around. Great bedside manner.

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Very skilled surgeon and a great guy! He is caring and hard working with a good bedside manner. Dr. Strong is good at explaining complicated medical procedures and terms in a way that anyone can clearly understand. NM is lucky to have him on staff!

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October 25, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong and his entire staff are great!

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October 22, 2020

5.0

Very knowledgeable and solid manner to easily communicate the issues that I am having That is not easy IMO

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October 22, 2020

5.0

I have very good treatment from NW hospital in the past In current case Dr Strong has treated me well but unfortunately I have to have surgery to fix my problem Dr Strong has answered all my Qs and I have confidence in his recommendation

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong read thru my medical records going back 20 years in order to familiarize himself with my medical history. He asked in depth questions and conducted a thorough physical examination. He gave me a detailed explanation of his plan corr me.

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October 21, 2020

5.0

Thorough research into my medical records as well as a very complete exam.

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October 18, 2020

4.0

Dr. Strong was knowledgeable and to-the-point.

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October 18, 2020

4.0

Northwestern's medical resources are top-tier

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October 05, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong was professional and experienced. He also listened to questions with patience.

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October 05, 2020

5.0

Staffs such as nurses, registration were professional and helpful. Waiting area and exam rooms were spacious were well equipped.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I've me with Dr. Strong twice. He speaks to me in language I understand. Listens to my concerns. And makes sure I'm comfortable with the information provided.

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September 21, 2020

5.0

I've only met with the team twice. I'm impressed so far but would like to see what happens long term.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Excellent surgeon. I wish he was more specific with detailed answers to questions, though.

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September 20, 2020

5.0

Very professional environment. Nice people.

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Professional

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September 16, 2020

5.0

Everyone was friendly, efficient, and professional.

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September 09, 2020

5.0

World class

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September 09, 2020

5.0

It is truly exceptional with top of the line everything, I am just a little far so I can't give it a 10 necessarily for someone that lives 4 hours away. but I can definitely tell them that if that's okay it's well worth the drive

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September 09, 2020

5.0

He cares about me

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September 09, 2020

5.0

Good that's he is helping me out

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September 07, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong was experient and professional. He was especially patient in listening and answering questions.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

The staffs were courteous and professional.

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September 07, 2020

5.0

My doctor is wonderful

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September 06, 2020

5.0

Since I have only had an initial meeting with Dr. Strong,I would qualify my recommendation. However, he was concerned, patient and listened to me.

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September 06, 2020

5.0

I've only had an initial experience with the practice at this point. However, what I have experienced has been very impressive. The staff is professional and efficient. They are concerned about me, considerate of me and take the time to explain things and answer my questions. There was very little or no wait time.

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Very personable and professional doctor. Was prompt and helpful with my questions.

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