Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Scott Goldstein, MD, FACS

Jefferson University Physician

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

Surgery - Colorectal

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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 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

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

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

Colonic crypt changes during adenoma development in familial adenomatous polyposis: Immunohistochemical evidence for expansion of the crypt base cell population