• A native of Iowa, Dr. Anderson received his undergraduate degree from the University of Iowa and began his medical education also at the University of Iowa College of Medicine, graduating in 2003. He completed his surgical residency in general surgery at the University of Florida in 2008, and subsequently completed a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the University of Florida in 2010. Dr. Anderson is board certified in both general and pediatric surgery and has worked at UAB and Children’s of Alabama since 2010. He is the medical director of the ECMO program at Children’s of Alabama and is the associate program director of the UAB Pediatric Surgery Fellowship.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2023 The First Two Years of the Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors (APSTPD) Transition to Fellowship Course: Lessons Learned and Future DirectionsJournal of Surgical Education.  80:62-71. 2023
    2022 Who manages burn injuries in children? A program director survey evaluating burn training during pediatric surgery fellowshipJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  57:127-129. 2022
    2021 Perforated Appendicitis during a Pandemic: The Downstream Effect of COVID-19 in ChildrenJournal of Surgical Research.  268:263-266. 2021
    2021 Effectiveness of a central line associated blood stream infection protocol in a pediatric population 2021
    2021 Trending diversity: Reviewing four-decades of graduating fellows and the current leadership in pediatric surgeryJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  56:1294-1298. 2021
    2021 The diminishing experience in pediatric surgery for general surgery residents in the United StatesJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  56:1219-1221. 2021
    2020 Management of methemoglobinemia secondary to iNO use in a newborn with congenital diaphragmatic herniaJournal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports.  57. 2020
    2020 Perforated Meckel Diverticulum: A Rare Cause of Acute Abdomen in ChildrenPediatric Emergency Care.  36:e291-e294. 2020
    2018 Systemic thrombolysis of an occlusive aortic thrombus in a neonate on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation 2018
    2016 Outcome assessment of renal replacement therapy in neonatesJournal of Surgical Research.  204:34-38. 2016
    2016 Pathogenetics of alveolar capillary dysplasia with misalignment of pulmonary veinsHuman Genetics.  135:569-586. 2016
    2016 Risk factors for stricture formation after esophageal atresia repairJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques.  26:393-398. 2016
    2015 Routine utilization of Single-Incision Pediatric Endosurgery (SIPES): A 5-year institutional experienceJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques.  25:252-255. 2015
    2015 Single-incision pediatric endosurgery (SIPES) splenectomy: what dictates the need for additional ports? 2015
    2014 Role of laparoscopy in the prevention and in the treatment of adhesionsSeminars in Pediatric Surgery.  23:353-356. 2014
    2014 Extraction of esophageal foreign bodies in children: Rigid versus flexible endoscopyPediatric Surgery International.  30:417-422. 2014
    2014 The Value of Pa co 2 in Relation to Outcome in Congenital Diaphragmatic HerniaAmerican Journal of Perinatology.  31:939-945. 2014
    2013 Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary dyskinesia in children: Frequency increasingJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  48:1716-1721. 2013
    2013 Single incision pediatric endosurgery (SIPES) appendectomy - Is obesity a contraindication?Journal of Pediatric Surgery.  48:1399-1404. 2013
    2013 Single-incision pediatric endosurgery for ovarian pathologyJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques.  23:291-296. 2013
    2012 Feasibility of single-incision pediatric endosurgery for treatment of appendicitis in 415 childrenJournal of Laparoendoscopic and Advanced Surgical Techniques.  22:604-608. 2012
    2012 Laparoscopic surgery in children with congenital heart diseaseJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  47:1084-1088. 2012
    2008 Traumatic aortic injuries in the pediatric populationJournal of Pediatric Surgery.  43:1077-1081. 2008
    1993 Laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair results: 131 Cases 1993

    Research Overview

  • congenital diaphragmatic hernia, ECMO, minimally invasive neonatal and pediatric surgery, surgical education
  • Education And Training

  • University of Florida/Shands Hospital, Internship
  • University of Florida/Shands Hospital, Residency
  • University of Florida/Shands Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Iowa 2003
  • Full Name

  • Scott Anderson