Dr. Scott Grover

Surgery
Logan, UT
28 years experience male

Locations

Office

Logan, UT

Address

550 E 1400 North, Suite D, Logan, UT
Directions

My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
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Insurances accepted

Blue cross blue shield

Humana

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Altius Health Plan

Blue Cross of Idaho

IHC Health Plans

PHP

Regence

About

Bio

I like doing laparoscopy. I think it is great for the patient that i can do the same surgery with less trauma to them. In my spare time I work with my local Boy Scout Troop. I also like to build things with my hands.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Surgery

General Surgery

Phlebology

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine

Wound care

Licenses

United States: Idaho, Utah

Languages spoken

English, Khmer, Lao

Doctor Q&A

259 Answers
211 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Not Likely: Aneurysms are dilated blood vessels. They are not going to shrink. Sometimes they are wrapped with material to keep them from stretching further, bu... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: But i would recommend you have sex with your partner and consider getting your hernia fixed if it causes you pain or concerns. If it bulges out and y... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
NO: No increased risk.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
NO: There are no natural treatments that I am aware of for aortic aneurism. Treatment is to replace that segment of the aorta or place a stent across it ... Read More
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Any surgery is painful. The type of surgery and what the surgery is performed for will all influence the amount of pain. Laparoscopic hernia surgery... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Mechanics: The hiatus helps control reflux by placing pressure at the distal esophagus where it comes through the hiatus. When you have a hernia, this pressure ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Not Really: Laparoscopy is the best. You can assume endometriosis based on symptoms, but you need to see it to confirm the diagnosis.
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: The weight loss is good, but may not affect your hh. If your hernia is large enough that the food is getting stuck in the chest before it goes into t... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Yes, but you should talk to your surgeon for recommendations about when to resume running.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Very: Leg bypass surgery is used to treat blocked blood flow in the leg. The bypass provides a new 'conduit' for the blood so the tissues below the blockag... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Maybe: There may be, but first you need to find the diagnosis. It could be arterial obstruction or peripheral arterial disease (pad). This needs to be eval... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Your Bleeding: If you cough up blood, you are obviously bleeding somewhere in the respiratory tract or the esophagus or stomach. It may not have anything to do with... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Many places: Breast biopsies can be done in the office, in surgery, in radiology using imaging guidance etc.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Wont help a lot: Hemorrhoids during pregnancy are usually due to partial obstruction of the venous outflow. You may have better luck changing positions frequently to ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Plastic Surgeon: You can ask your primary care doc for a referall or check into plastic or cosmetic surgeons.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Depends: It depends on multiple factors, the biggest being the type of operation. Was it laparoscopic or open. Laparoscopic patients can usually return to mo... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Varies: It varies depending on things like how inflamed the gall bladder is original you have had previous surgery. Most are about an hour.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Falling on an outstretched limb can easily cause a fracture. You should have it checked by a physician.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
When it doesnt work: Once you can eat any amount of food and have stopped losing or are gaining weight, you may be a candidate for a revision. Talk with your surgeon abou... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Nope: Evlt uses heat to shut down the vein. This is much better than stripping. I do a similar procedure with rf radiofrequency. The rf is not as hot in ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Surgery: It is still surgery, bit it is much easier to recooperate because it is less stressful on your body.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
You need a new drug: As huey lewis says, you need a new drug. Usually if anusol doesnt work then you need to add hydrocortizone. The new drug is anusol hc. It also is a... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Joint Fluid: A ganglion cyst is a collection of thick joint lubrication fluid that has gotten outside of the joint. Commonly seen on the wrist and the knee ( call... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Blood: Dark tarry stools is indicative of blood high in the GI tract like a bleeding ulcer. You should talk to your primary care doc about this. May need ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
CT scan: A hiatal hernia is a hernia or enlarged opening in the diaphragm where the esophagus comes through into the abdominal cavity. It can be seen on endos... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Excellent question: Dealing with breast cancer is traumatic for all. Make sure your partner doesn't forget to take care of themself. Let them know that you support them... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Not Necessarily: Only if the left lobe of the liver is held up out of the way. This is rarely done during routine gall bladder surgery.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Primary: An urgent care will not be able to do much for you and your primary care doc will want to help you figure this out. On the lighter side, pain is not ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Some pharmacies still carry them by the compression stockings.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Possibly: A hernia can rupture if the protruding contents are pushed back in, but it does not happen often. The hernia stays the same size, but what comes thro... Read More
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
See a Podiatrist: Ingrown toenails can sometimes managed by cutting the toenails strait across. The best treatment is to see a podiatrist and have the ingrown toenail ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Ice packs: For the first couple of days an ice pack can help. Walking will also help with shoulder or gas pains from a laparoscopy.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
No I have not: But a patient wanting a larger breast implant is not uncommon. It is best to discuss this with the surgeon who placed the original implants. He woul... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Back to Radiology: You wound need more imaging studies. Most likely a ct scan or an mri. Then they would refer you to a cancer specialist. It may be a surgeon or a m... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Either or Both: Swelling of the ankle can be from blood clots, but usually you also have swelling of the leg and pain in the calf with walking. Just swelling can be ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Sometimes: Bleeding from the nipple can be related to local trauma during aggressive sexual activity, breast cancer, and polyps in the breast ducts. If you have... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Possibly: You didn't give a lot of information for a complete answer. If your band was removed because of a complication from the band and it was causing pain,... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: You can have multiple hernias at one time.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: But it may make the hemorrhoids worse.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
A look in the Pelvis: Pelvic laparoscopy is looking at pelvic structures with a scope. Treatments such as ovarian cyst removal can be completed way also.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Aspiration: Smashing it rarely works and is usually painful whether it works or not. Aspiration works to drain the cyst, but it is highly likely to return. The ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes and No: If your breast cancer responded to estrogen, you have a higher risk of problems. You should talk to your oncologist about the risks of taking estroge... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Usually: However if the hernia is covered by the liver, the liver is big enough to prevent things from going into the chest.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Yes: Seeing some bright red blood is okay because it is most likely hemorrhoids. If it is different you should have it checked.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
YES: There may be some numbness but usually it is not an issue following breast surgery.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Nausea and Vomiting: Bowel obstructions are blockages. With an obstruction you should see bloating, pain, and possibly vomiting. Partial obstructions have similar sympto... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Anytime: Using a typical 28 day cycle, the most likely time to get pregnant is around day 14. You can easily get pregnant anywhere from day 10 to day 18 or ev... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Maybe: This could be due to the DVT or because of worsening of the dvt. I recommend you call your dr and get evaluated. You may need another ultrasound and... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Suspicious: If you have a pelvic abscess, you should at least have been given antibiotics. Small abscesses can resolve with just antibiotics. Larger abscesses h... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Grover
Surgery 28 years experience
Hyperbaric Facility: Hyperbaric oxygen therapy has limited indications. Have your dr refer you to a hyperbaric facility for an evaluation. If you have the need for treat... Read More
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Testimonials
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Good doctor!
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Grover is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Grover is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! I'm 5m post-op w/debilitating abd pains, fatigue, weight loss, low-grade fever. Guess I'd be much sicker w/abd abcess. Waiting for f/u CT...
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My hubby was told he shouldn't have sex with a hernia. needless to say... I wasn't happy. thank you lots
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I hope not as painful as original hemicolectomy. It was TRAUMATIC as they forgot to mention I was already on pain med for CFS!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, IA
Graduated 1995MD

Residency

Des Peres Hospital
Completed 2000

Awards

Life Member, National Registry of Who's Who
Chief Surgery Resident
Eagle Scout

Affiliations

Logan regional hospital
Cache Valley Specialty Hospital
American Medical Association
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