• At A Glance
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  • Bio
    Brendan Scully MD is an assistant Professor of Surgery at Robert Wood John Medical School and Board Certified in both General Surgery and Colorectal Surgery. Dr. Scully grew up in northern New Jersey and obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University and then completed his premedical studies at Columbia University. He attained his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed his general surgery residency at New York Presbyterian- Columbia, during which he completed the Thomas C King Fellowship in Surgical Education at Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Scully completed his subspecialty colorectal fellowship with the Salvati program affiliated with Robert Wood Johnson. His practice addresses both benign and malignant diseases of the colon, rectum and anus. Dr. Scully is trained in advanced techniques to optimize patient outcomes and speed the recovery process. These techniques include robotic and laparoscopic approaches to surgery, organ preservation in rectal cancer, the use of enhanced recovery after surgery (ERAS) protocols and a multidisciplinary approach towards cancers of the colon, rectum and anus. Dr. Scully strives to provide the care he would want a family member to receive, and this includes clear communication with patients and referring providers, close follow-up and access to clinical trials where appropriate. Dr. Scully sees patients at both the Somerset and New Brunswick locations. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons and the Association for Surgical Education.
    Clinical Interests

    Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, Watch and Wait or Non Operative Management of Rectal Cancer. Anal Cancer, Diverticulitis, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Anorectal Disorders (Hemorrhoidal Disease, Anal Fistulas, Abscesses, Anal Fissures, Transanal resections), Pilonidal Disease, Pelvic Floor Disorders, Screening and Therapeutic Colonoscopies

  • Medical School

    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons


    New York Presbyterian- Columbia University Medical Center


    New York Presbyterian- Columbia University Medical Center

    Board Certification

    Surgery-Colon & Rectal and Surgery-General

  • Insurance

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    • Aetna
    • Aetna Better Health
    • Aetna Medicare
    • Centivo
    • CHN
    • Cigna
    • Cigna Health Springs
    • Cigna Medicare
    • Clover Health
    • DOL
    • Emblem
    • Fidelis (WellCare)
    • Horizon
    • Horizon Casualty
    • Horizon NJ Health
    • Humana Medicare
    • Humana Tricare
    • Longevity
    • Magnacare
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare
    • Multiplan
    • Northwell
    • Qualcare
    • UHC/OX
    • UHCCP
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint (Amerigroup)