Scott Laker, MD, FACS

Scott Laker, MD, FACS

Scott Laker, MD, FACS

Dr. Laker is a board certified General Surgeon and has additional post-residency training in advanced laparoscopic techniques and bariatric surgery. He is an accredited Fellow in the American College of Surgeons and a member of many surgical societies.

Dr. Laker graduated medical school from Boston University School of Medicine with acceptance into AOA (Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society), a recognition only given to students in the top 10% of medical students across the nation. He trained in General Surgery at New York University and spent a significant amount of time at world renowned, Bellevue Hospital. An additional fellowship in robotics, advanced laparoscopy and minimally invasive bariatric surgery was completed at Hackensack University Medical Center. Despite his education and training on the east coast, Dr. Laker was born and raised in metro Detroit.

Dr. Laker’s interests are in minimally invasive surgery of the abdomen. A major component of his practice is bariatric (weight loss) surgery. He also performs a wide variety of other procedures related to the abdomen. Dr. Laker has expertise in complex abdominal wall hernias, reflux disease, diseases of the gallbladder, esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon.

Dr. Laker recognizes the importance of a collaborative effort for complex medical/surgical issues and works together with a number of specialists to ensure the best and most appropriate management of his patients.

 

Credentials

Undergraduate

University of Wisconsin-Madison (1989-1993)
702 West Johnson Street, suite 1101
Madison, Wisconsin 53715-1007
Bachelors of Science

Medical School

Boston University School of Medicine (1995-1999)
72 East Concord St.
Boston, MA 02118.
Medical Doctorate

General Surgery Training

New York University School of Medicine (1999- 2004)
Department of Surgery
New Bellevue 15 North 1
550 First Avenue
New York, NY 10016

Fellowship Training

Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotics (2004–2005)
Hackensack University Medical Center
20 Prospect Avenue, Suite 901
Hackensack, New Jersey 07601

 


  

Academic Appointments

Assistant Clinical Professor of Surgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine
August 2005-present

 


  

Hospital Appointments

Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital
6777 West Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital
1 William Carls Drive
Commerce Township, MI 48382

Harper University Hospital
3990 John R
Detroit, MI 48201

 


  

Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery-2005
  • DaVinci Robotics-2005
  • ATLS
  • ACLS

Honors

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Esther B and Albert Khan Scholarship Award, Boston University School of Medicine

Society Memberships

  • American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery
  • Society for American and Gastrointestinal Surgeons
  • American Hernia Society
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Detroit Surgical Society
  • Midwest Surgical Association