Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Scott D. Goldstein, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Director, Division of Colon & Rectal Surgery

Surgery - Colorectal

Make An Appointment

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Office Locations

1100 Walnut Street
5th Floor
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-5869
Fax: (215) 955-2404

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Surgery

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2017,2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010


  • SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine, Medical School


  • Lenox Hill Hospital, NY


  • Lenox Hill Hospital, NY


  • John F. Kennedy Memorial Hospital
  • Muhlenberg Regional Medical Center

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

Polyp detection rates among body mass index categories at first screening colonoscopy

Reducing colorectal surgical site infections: a novel, resident-driven, quality initiative

Colonic schwannoma: A case study and literature review of a rare entity and diagnostic dilemma

Two separate colorectal granular cell tumors

Colonic adenocarcinoma presenting as sigmoidorectal intussusception: A consideration for intussusception reduction

Emil zuckerkandl, M.D. (1849-1910): Bridging anatomic study and the operating room table

Anastomotic leaks after colorectal anastomosis occurring more than 30 days postoperatively: A single-institution evaluation

Idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of the mesenteric veins

American Society of Anesthesiologists class and Charlson's Comorbidity index as predictors of postoperative colorectal anastomotic leak: A single-institution experience

Refractory pancolitis: A novel presentation of idiopathic myointimal hyperplasia of mesenteric veins

Louis XIV and the college of surgeons

Rectal prolapse

Anastomotic leak rate after low anterior resection for rectal cancer after chemoradiation therapy

Outcomes of low anterior resection anastomotic leak after preoperative chemoradiation therapy for rectal cancer

Long term survival after colonic stenting and restenting for malignant colonic obstruction

Rectal Perforation by Retroflexion of the Colonoscope Managed by Endoclip Closure

Survivin-induced Aurora-B kinase activation: A mechanism by which APC mutations contribute to increased mitoses during colon cancer development

Incidence of anastomotic leak in patients undergoing elective colon resection without mechanical bowel preparation: Our updated experience and two-year review

Adenocarcinoma of the prostate presenting as an obstructing rectal mass

Stapled hemorrhoidopexy: Outcome assessment