Scot Brewster, MD

Scot Brewster, MD


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Areas of Expertise

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
4.8 55 Ratings
9850 Genesee Ave
Ste 560
La Jolla, CA 92037 US 32.8829 -117.226
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Scot Brewster, MD, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and chief of surgery at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla. He joined Scripps in 1989.

Dr. Brewster’s areas of expertise include cardiothoracic and thoracic surgery. His special interests include open and minimally invasive approaches to mitral valve repair, Cox and modified Maze procedure and apical aortic conduit for aortic stenosis. In addition, he specializes in thoracic surgeries which include lung and mediastinal tumors. Dr. Brewster is currently a principal investigator with the PARTNER trial for beating heart aortic valve replacement. Read more

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery, Thoracic Surgery (Cardiothoracic Vascular Surgery), 1990

Medical Education

  • Dartmouth Medical School, MD, 1982


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Internship-Surgery, 1983


  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, General Surgery, 1987


  • University of Utah Medical Center, Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1989