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J. Scott Roth, MD

Section Head, Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Center for Advanced Training and Simulation


Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery

Faculty Rank

Associate Professor of Surgery

Clinic Information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Abdominal Wall Hernias
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Hernia Surgery
Hiatal Hernias
Laparoscopic Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Pancreas and Adrenal Glands
Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery
Solid Organ Surgery Including the Spleen



Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Medicine, Richmond, Va.


University of Kentucky, Lexington


University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Additional Information

Other Interests

Dr. Roth, the new director of minimally invasive surgery, specializes in hernias of the abdominal wall, paraesophageal hernias, gastroesophageal reflux disease and other diseases of the gastrointestinal tract. He is board-certified in surgery.

After receiving his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia, he completed a residency and fellowship at the University of Kentucky.