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Dr. Helton specializes in minimally invasive and open surgery of the liver, bile ducts, gallbladder, pancreas and spleen. He has a special interest in chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, liver cancer, bile duct tumors, repair of bile duct injuries, complex abdominal and inguinal hernias, and chronic groin pain after inguinal hernia repair.
Scott Helton, MD
Senior Humanitarian Award; University of California, Irvine Closing Speaker, National Youth Leadership Foundation; Chicago Olga Johnason Award for Most Outstanding Teacher, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois, 2003; AOA Outstanding Clinical Director Teaching Award, UIC College of Medicine, 2005-2006; Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Surgery, Hospital of Saint Raphael, 2008; Past President, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, 2009-2010; Past President, American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association Foundation, 2012-2015; Past Treasurer, International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association; President-Elect Seattle Surgical Society, 2019; Gastrointestinal Surgery Advisory Committee, American Board of Surgery, 2004-2009; Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Washington, 1996-1998; Professor and Chair of Surgery, University of Illinois Chicago, 1998-2006; Chairman, Department of Surgery, Hospital of St Raphaels, Conn, 2006-2011; Director, Liver, Pancreas and Biliary Surgical Center of Excellence, Virginia Mason, 2011-present; Editorial Boards: HPB, Am J Surgery, World J Surgery, J of Pancreas, J Surg Oncology, J Interventional Oncology, J Surgical Radiology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; Seattle Metropolitan Magazine, “Seattle’s Top Doctors” 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2019. Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctor, 2019