RALEIGH, N.C. and SMITHFIELD, N.C., Oct. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region welcomes Dr. Thomas Scarritt to the Brier Creek, Raleigh, and Smithfield locations starting October 1, 2020. As a board-eligible, fellowship-trained general surgeon, Dr. Scarritt brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the general surgery team. His expertise in minimally-invasive procedures enables Dr. Scarritt to address a wide variety of conditions and diseases. He routinely performs abdominal, gastrointestinal (GI), and hernia surgeries, focusing on personalized and patient-centered care.
"I look forward to sharing my experience and expertise in advanced surgical approaches with EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region's general surgery team and patients," Dr. Scarritt says. "I'm also looking forward to returning to the Triangle Region."
Dr. Scarritt, who completed his residency in general surgery at the University of North Carolina––Chapel Hill, will be offering laparoscopic techniques for GI and hernia conditions and diseases. This includes diseases of the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, small and large bowel, and appendix, to inguinal, femoral, incisional, and diaphragmatic hernias.
"We are excited to have Dr. Scarritt join our team of highly-skilled general surgeons," says Dr. William Silver, M.D., Medical Director of EmergeOrtho-Triangle Region. "His specialty background and training will be an asset to our general surgery team."
Dr. Scarritt earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University before returning to his home state of Alabama to earn a medical degree at the University of South Alabama. Following, he moved to the Triangle Region of NC, where he completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of North Carolina. After residency, he completed a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Surgery at the University of Arizona.
He belongs to several national associations, including the American College of Surgeons, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
"We are very pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Thomas Scarritt to the EmergeOrtho General Surgery Department. Dr. Scarritt is a Magna Cum Laude graduate in History from Georgetown University and an Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society graduate from the University of South Alabama School of Medicine," says Dr. Phillip Shadduck, M.D. "He completed general surgery training at UNC Chapel Hill followed by a Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship in Arizona. Please join us in welcoming Tom and Liz back to the Triangle."
To learn more about Dr. Scarritt, visit the EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region website.
About EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region
Since 1952, EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region has been providing high quality, streamlined, patient-centered care to address a diverse variety of injuries and conditions. Our Triangle area practices consist of 18 locations covering 10 counties, including 12 Urgent Care clinics located in Apex, Brier Creek, Burlington, Chapel Hill, Durham, Oxford, Southpoint, Smithfield, Raleigh, Roanoke Rapids, Wake Forest, and Wilson.
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