William H. Scott Jr. D.O. FACS
St Rose Dominican Hospital Siena Campus
St Rose Dominican Hospital San Martin Campus
Parkway Surgery Center
Durango Surgery Center
Medical School: Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: General Surgery, University of Nevada
William H. Scott Jr, DO, is a Board Certified General Surgeon with Southern Nevada
Surgery Specialists and the General Surgery Program Director for St. Rose Dominican
Hospital starting in 2025.
Dr. Scott is a graduate of the University of San Diego. He did his medical school
training at Des Moines University in Iowa and completed an internship at Valley
Hospital in Las Vegas. He completed his general surgery residency at University
Medical Center locally as well. He received the prestigious Chairman’s Professional
Conduct Award during his chief resident year.
Dr. Scott came to SNSS after separating from the Air Force after a 14-year active-duty
career, all stationed at Nellis Air Force Base. He has deployed numerous times all
over the world as a general medical officer and as a part of the Air Force’s Ground
Surgical Team, traveling throughout the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Central and South
America. On those deployments he had significant experiences in trauma surgery,
trauma systems, tropical medicine, and operational surgery. He took over as the
Military Program Director in 2018, training surgical residents from the Air Force and
UNLV. He continues to serve in the Air National Guard as a part of the Ground Surgical
Teams, holding the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.
Dr Scott currently focuses on minimally invasive procedures, including hernia repairs
and complex abdominal wall reconstruction. He also lectures and trains surgeons
nationally as a Key Opinion Leader for Intuitive Surgical on minimally invasive surgery,
with a focus on surgical resident education in robotic surgery.
He has contributed to the medical literature, publishing on various topics from
pediatric neurological trauma to Malaria and is currently working on robotic surgery
topics for future publication.