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Drs. Moon and Scott are fellowship-trained in minimally invasive surgery and endoscopy. They perform a wide range of general surgery, including endoscopies, colonoscopies, and surgeries for GERD and hernias (including large defect surgery). They also have a focus on Metabolic and Bariatric surgery, including Roux-en-y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, adjustable gastric band, and revisional (second chance) surgeries.
Taesun Moon, DO, FACOS, FASMBS
Board Certified in General Surgery
Dr. Moon began his career at the hospital in 2013 as an independent surgeon. He became the hospital’s Bariatric Program Director in 2015 and actively participates in the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). He is also Chief of Surgery at Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber.
Since graduating from his Bariatric and Laparoscopic Fellowship in 2006, Dr. Moon has been performing laparoscopic general and bariatric surgery. He has performed more than 850 bariatric surgical procedures. These procedures include the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, which reduces the size of the stomach by creating a pouch; gastric sleeve, which involves removal of a large portion of the stomach; and adjustable gastric band surgery, which involves the placement of a LAP BAND device around the upper part of the stomach. Dr. Moon has interest in innovations and advancements in the field of surgery, and he continues to expand his medical knowledge by adding procedures and education of new techniques to his practice.
Dr. Moon graduated with a degree from Cornell University, where he completed his General Surgery residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center – an affiliate of Cornell Medical Center. He further refined his laparoscopic and bariatric skills at Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg. He is board certified in general surgery, and also a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS) and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS).
Tameka Scott, DO
Tameka Scott, DO is fellowship-trained in advanced gastrointestinal endoscopy and minimally invasive foregut surgery. She performs a diverse blend of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures with a focus on preventative endoscopic procedures as well as foregut procedures, including hiatal hernia repair, pyloroplasty, sleeve gastrectomy, and LINX procedure.
Dr. Scott received her medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine. She completed a traditional rotating internship at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey – Kennedy Health System and went on to complete her residency training at Hackensack University Medical Center at Palisades in New Jersey. With an interest in developing her MIS and foregut surgery experience, she then completed a non-traditional fellowship in Advanced GI MIS/Foregut at Allegheny Health Network in Pittsburgh.
She has previously held Attending General Surgeon positions with Allegheny Health Network Grove City Medical Center and Mercy Hospital Ada in Oklahoma.
Dr. Scott has been practicing medicine for more than 8 years and offers comprehensive evaluation and treatment plans to her patients.