J. Scott Thomas, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Colorectal Surgeon
Baylor Scott & White Health

Program Director, General Surgery Residency

Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery

Patient Care Emphasis
Anorectal Diseases, Colectomy, Colon & Rectal Cancer, Colonoscopy, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Laparoscopic Colon Resection, Robotic Surgery

Board Certification
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Surgery

  • Baylor Scott & White Appointment
    July 28, 2003

  • Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, TX, MD, 1998
  • Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, BS, 1994

  • Specialty Training
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • General Surgery Residency, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX

  • Faculty Rank - Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine
    Associate Professor of Surgery

    Awards and Honors
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Raleigh R. White Award for Surgery
  • Outstanding Surgery Faculty, TAMU HSC, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2008
  • Chief Resident, Scott & White Hospital, Temple, TX, 2002-2003

  • Professional Memberships
  • Fellow, American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Association for Surgical Education
  • Association of Program Directors in Surgery
  • Texas Surgical Society
  • Western Surgical Association

  • Languages Spoken

    Patient Ratings

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    Friendliness/Courtesy of Provider

    4.9 out of 5
    Provider Concern for Questions/Worries

    4.9 out of 5
    Provider Efforts to Include in Decisions

    4.9 out of 5
    Time Provider Spent with Patient

    4.9 out of 5
    Likelihood of Recommending Provider

    4.9 out of 5
    Wait Time at Clinic

    4.5 out of 5

    Patient Comments


    Scott & White Clinic - Temple
    2401 S. 31st St.
    Temple, TX 76508