General Surgery

Dr. Thomas Scarritt

Board-certified, fellowship-trained general surgeon Dr. Thomas Scarritt has specialty training in abdominal and GI and hernia conditions and diseases. His education and expertise enable Dr. Scarritt to provide North Carolina Specialty patients advanced and minimally-invasive surgical approaches for best outcomes.

Educational Background, Certification, and Expertise

After earning an undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, Dr. Scarritt returned to his home state of Alabama. It was there that he earned a medical degree from the University of South Alabama. After moving to the Triangle, Dr. Scarritt completed his residency in general surgery at the University of North Carolina. After residency, he completed a Fellowship in Minimally-Invasive Surgery at the University of Arizona.

His extensive surgical specialities, including laparoscopic surgery and robotic techniques, enable Dr. Scarritt to address diseases of the:

  • Esophagus
  • Stomach
  • Gallbladder
  • Small bowel
  • Appendix
  • Large bowel

Dr. Scarritt also routinely treats:

  • Reflux
  • Inguinal hernias
  • Femoral hernias
  • Ventral/incisional hernias
  • Diaphragmatic hernias


  • Undergraduate education: Georgetown University (Magna Cum Laude)
  • Medical school: University of South Alabama
  • Residency: General Surgery – University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Fellowship: Advanced Gastrointestinal/Minimally Invasive Surgery – University of Arizona


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons

Request a consultation with Dr. Scarritt now. Or, call us at (919) 220-5255 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho‚ÄĒTriangle Region team member.

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