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Tameka Scott, DO

Tameka Scott, DO

Contact Information

Phone: 814-467-3653
Fax: 814-467-3655

CSSMCW Surgical Associates & Bariatrics

600 Somerset Ave.
Windber PA, 15963 Bariatric Surgery

Spoken Languages

English

Medical School

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine

Internship

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Kennedy Health System

Residency

Hackensack University Medical Center at Palisades

Fellowship

Allegheny Health Network

Specialty Area

Bariatric Surgery
General Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery

1. What is your specialty?
General surgery with sub-specialty of advanced GI endoscopy and minimally invasive foregut surgery.

2. Why did you want to become a Physician?
My desire to become a physician began in my elementary years due to my fascination with with human body and its function. I became even more interested after shadowing multiple medical professional and admiring how much they contributed to optimizing a patients health and total quality of life. I became a surgeon because I enjoyed the instant gratification of relieving a patients pain from surgical intervention.

3. What is one aspect of the job that you find rewarding?
The most rewarding aspect of being a surgeon is the gratitude from my patients and being able to provide to them personalized care to optimize there quality of life.

4. In your opinion, what’s the future of your field?
The future of surgery is broad. Not only will there be more innovation and optimization to provide patients with even less invasive procedures but there will be more preventative surgical procedures being performed.

5. What do you do to achieve work/life balance?
Work life balance is important in any field if you want to be content. In order to achieve work life balance it takes being organized and having a good time management skills.


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