Scott A. Strong, MD

Scott A. Strong, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Colon and Rectal Surgery

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Accepting New Patients

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

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 

69 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

63 Reviews

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

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 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 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

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 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 07, 2020

5.0

My doctor is wonderful

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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 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

Dr Scott strong, Angela and Brittany made me feel like I am their only concern!

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September 02, 2020

5.0

Dr Strong is so fabulous. Takes his time with you and makes you feel like you are the only concern he has. Brittany and Angela his support team are also amazing. Remember everything about me and went out of their way to get me my help. Angela even stopped everything g to do my work leave docs, fax and give me a copy. Unbelievable! I can't say enough great things

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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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August 19, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong and his team are organized, responsive and clinically the best. I trusted their care and advice.

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August 16, 2020

5.0

Dr Strong is an exceptional Doctor. He explained everything to me, his staff is the best, you feel protected while you are under their care.

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August 12, 2020

5.0

Very well prepared and explained complex information in simple and straightforward manner

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August 12, 2020

5.0

He was fabulous. Extremely detailed and took his time with me. Very informative and made me feel like he really was interested in what was best for me

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August 10, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong did a wonderful job on my surgery. I was discharged from the hospital in only 2 days and have had a rapid and full recovery much sooner than I expected.

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August 05, 2020

5.0

Trust

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August 02, 2020

4.0

Thoughtful, efficient encounter.Listened, responded to my questions.Suggested two options for treatment of my disease.Made time in his very busy schedule for a second opinion appointment (one-time encounter).Convinced me that he is a very competent surgeon who would provide excellent care

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August 02, 2020

5.0

Dr. S. Strong was an excellent surgeon who was able to answer all my questions and apprehensions before even asking. Also completed the surgery without any side effects. Also checked in on me everyday I was in the hospital. Excellent.

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July 31, 2020

5.0

Wonderful care. Wonderful people. Caring and informative. Extreme trust with their capabilities. Thank you!

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July 29, 2020

5.0

Overall, excellent care. Clear and concise when explaining surgical procedures, while providing compassion and understanding. Exactly what I want in a surgeon. I feel 100% confident I'm in good, steady hands.

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July 19, 2020

5.0

Very professional. Dr Strong explained all of my options clearly.

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July 15, 2020

5.0

In particular, I find Dr. Strong To be a most professional and attentive surgeon. He answers all questions; allows patients all the time they feel they need and, is most responsive. I would recommend him - wholeheartedly.

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July 13, 2020

5.0

The NM Surgical Oncology staffs were very helpful and courteous. Dr. Scott Strong was very knowledgeable and professional.

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July 12, 2020

5.0

I know I am in good hands. Literally.

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July 08, 2020

4.0

Had a great experience! Felt like all the proper procedures we're followed relating to my health, and at the same time, I felt like i was still treated as a human being and not just a "patient."

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July 08, 2020

5.0

Very Happy with everyone I came into Contact with. Dr. Scott Strong listened to me and answered all questions. Very professional very Happy!

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July 04, 2020

5.0

Dr. Strong is very knowledgeable about my health issue. He listened to my concerns attentively and addressed them clearly. Great Doctor!

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July 02, 2020

5.0

From the time you walk into the door to the time you leave your visit everything shows excellence

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Professional .Competent .Timely .Polite.Caring

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July 01, 2020

5.0

Dr strong and his staffs were very professional, timely, and efficient. They made the visit that could be somewhat awkward very pleasant and I left reassured.

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June 28, 2020

5.0

I have been treated with care and professionalism. My nurse and doctor have informed me in a timely manner. The staff is great at the hospital where I go for appointments.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

Thorough explanations, direct answers to all my questions.

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June 17, 2020

5.0

I find Dr. Strong very direct, earnest, and informative. .Most as importantly, I trust Dr. Strong with my body.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Doctor is on time for his appointment. Dr. Strong explains the surgery I will have simple and step by step. He takes time to listen to me and answer my questions.

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June 03, 2020

5.0

Clear and comprehensive explanation of the current situation and recommendations explained in the context of options and supported by data and stats. Thanks Dr Strong.

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