Physician Profile


Scott W. Bloom, MD
Associate Chairman,
Department of Surgery
Director, General Surgery and Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
Program Director, Surgical Residency Program

Dr. Bloom completed his medical degree at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He stayed on to complete his general surgery residency at Queen's University. He is Canadian Board Certified in General Surgery.

He started into private practice in 1999 in the Greater Vancouver, Canada area immediately following his training. His practice has focused on minimally invasive and colorectal surgery. He served as Chief of Surgery from 2003-2005, where he developed his institution's Minimally Invasive Sur­gery program as well as their affiliation with University of British Columbia's Medical School. He joined the UBC Clinical Faculty in 2003 and served as the Associate Program Director for UBC General Surgery Residency Program from 2007 until his departure for Staten Island.

Dr. Bloom is currently the Program Director of the General Surgery Residency here at SIUH. He is an award winning educator of medical students and residents. His research efforts have been in minimally invasive surgery and surgical education. He has presented nationally and internationally in these areas. Administratively, Dr. Bloom has served as a Board member of the Canadian Association of General Surgeons (CAGS) as well as the British Columbia Surgical Society, serving as their President in 2007-2008. Dr. Bloom's clinical interests include advanced minimally invasive and colorectal procedures. 

Dr. Bloom is available at the North Campus of Staten Island University Hospital. He can be reached at (718) 226-6398.