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Baton Rouge General Adds Colorectal Surgeon Ray “Scott” Daugherty, MD

BATON ROUGE, La. – Ray “Scott” Daugherty, Jr., MD, FACS, FASCRS has recently joined Baton Rouge General Physicians (BRGP) as a board-certified colon and rectal surgeon.

Dr. Daugherty specializes in treating all colorectal diseases, including colon cancer, rectal cancer, anal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn’s/Ulcerative colitis), diverticulitis, rectal prolapse, hemorrhoids, anal fissures, perirectal abscess/fistula and pilonidal disease. He offers minimally invasive treatments including robotic-assisted surgery and advanced laparoscopic procedures.

A Lafayette native, Dr. Daugherty completed his general surgery residency at LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans and his colon and rectal surgery fellowship at LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport. He graduated from LSU Health Sciences Center School of Medicine in New Orleans and received his undergraduate degree from Loyola University New Orleans. Dr. Daugherty is also an assistant professor of surgery at LSUHSC in New Orleans. Prior to returning to Baton Rouge, he spent two years as a clinical instructor in the Department of Surgical Oncology at University of Tennessee/West Cancer Center in Memphis.

He serves on the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons’ Young Surgeons Committee and is also involved in the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Cohn Rives Surgical Society.

Baton Rouge General Physicians Colon and Rectal Associates
8595 Picardy Ave., Suite 235
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: (225) 381-2615

Scott Daugherty

About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is the area’s first community hospital with 588 licensed beds between two campuses. Baton Rouge General opened its doors in 1900, and has provided the Greater Baton Rouge community with high-quality healthcare for generations. An accredited teaching hospital since 1991, Baton Rouge General serves as an affiliate of Tulane University School of Medicine, and offers other medical education programs, including a School of Nursing, School of Radiologic Technology, Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, and Sports Medicine Fellowship Program. For more information, visit, find us on Facebook at and follow us on Twitter at @BRGeneral.