S. Scott Davis, M.D.

S. Scott Davis, M.D.
Emory Clinic

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Emory Healthcare Network Physician
Specialties:
Surgery (Board certified since 2005)
Areas of Clinical Interest:
bariatrics
biliary disease
colorectal surgery
endoscopy
gallbladder surgery
gastric bypass
gastroesophageal reflux
gastrointestinal surgery
gastrointestinal tumors
hernia
hiatal hernia
laparoscopic anti-reflux surge
laparoscopic surgery
laparoscopy
laparoscopy-gallbladder
laparoscopy-hernia
laparoscopy-ulcer
laser-esophageal reflux
pancreatic surgery
pancreatitis
peptic ulcers
roux-en-y bypass surgery
small intestine surgery
stomach surgery
Office(s) Locations:
Emory University Hospital Midtown
550 Peachtree Street 9th floor
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 686-8143


Emory Bariatrics Center
550 Peachtree St
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 778-5673
Year Started Practicing: 2005
Year Started Practicing at Emory: 2005
Organizational Memberships:
American College of Surgeons
Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons
Surgical Education Committee
Patient Satisfaction Acceleration Team
Endoscopy Leadership/Governance Committee
Obesity Task Force
Major or Recent Publications:

Davis SS Jr. 2008 Oct. Current controversies in paraesophageal hernia repair.  Surg Clin North Am 88 (5):959-978.   

Merchant AM, Cook MW, Srinivasan J, Davis SS, Sweeney JF, Lin E. 2009 Jul.  Comparison between laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair with sleeve gastrectomy and paraesophageal hernia repair alone in morbidly obese patients. AmSurg 7(7):620-625. 

Nandipati K, Lin E,  Husain F, Srinivasan J, Sweeney JF, Davis SS. 2011. Counter-Clockwise Rotation of Roux-En-Y Limb Significantly Reduces Internal Herniation In Laparoscopic Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass (LRYGB). Gastroenterology 140(5):S-1002  

Turgeon NA, Perez S, Mondestin M, Davis SS, Lin E, Tata S, Kirk AD, Larsen CP, Pearson TC, Sweeney JF.  The impact of renal function on outcomes of bariatric surgery. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 May;23(5):885-94.

Nandipati K, Lin E, Husain F, Perez S, Srinivasan J, Sweeney JF, Davis SS.  Factors predicting the increased risk for return to the operating room in bariatric patients: a NSQIP database study.  Surg Endosc. 2012 Oct 18. [Epub ahead of print].

Davis SS, Husain FA, Perez SD, Lin E, Nandipati K, Sweeney JF.  Resident participation in index laparoscopic general surgical cases: impact of the learning environment on surgical outcomes.. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jan;216(1):96-104.

Hamrick MC, Davis SS, Chiruvella A, Coefield RL, Waring JP, Sweeney JF, Lin E. Incidence of delayed gastric emptying associated with revisional laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Feb;17(2):213-7.

Nandipati K, Lin E, Husain F, Perez S, Srinivasan J, Sweeney JF, Davis SS. Factors predicting the increased risk for return to the operating room in bariatric patients: a NSQIP database study. Surg Endosc. 2013 Apr;27(4):1172-7.

Owen RM, Perez SD, Lytle N, Patel A, Davis SS, Lin E, Sweeney JF.  Impact of operative duration on postoperative pulmonary complications in laparoscopic versus open colectomy.  Surg Endosc. 2013 Apr 13; 27(10):3555-63.

Awards:
Junior Resident Teaching Award, 2012
Emory University
Education:
Medical School
Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans

Internship
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Residency
Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL

Fellowship
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
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