About Dr. Klavans

M. Scott Klavans, MD, FACS is a board certified urologist practicing in Pinellas County since 1989. Dr. Klavans grew up in Virginia and received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. He graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984. After two years of general surgical training at the University of Pennsylvania, he completed his urology training at Boston University in 1989. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Board Certified in Urology and licensed by the state of Florida. He has been on the staff at Morton Plant Hospital since 1989 and is an affiliate member of the Moffitt Cancer Center.

Dr. M. Scott Klavans has served as Chairman of the Department of Surgery and has been President of the Medical Staff at Morton Plant Hospital. He has served on multiple committees at the hospital throughout the years. He has been credited with numerous publications. Dr Klavans was instrumental in bringing Robotic Surgery to Pinellas County and performed the first robotic prostatectomy in the county. As of 2020, he has performed over 1250 robotic prostatectomies (daVinci Surgical System) and is the Co- Chairman of the Robotics Committee for the Morton Plant Health Care System.

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

  • BA chemistry : 1981
  • Graduated Emory University 1981

MEDICAL EDUCATION:

  • Graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School in 1984

INTERNSHIPS:

  • md : 1989
  • 1984-85 Univ. of Pennsylvania General Surgery
  • 1986-1989 Boston University Urology

RESIDENCY:

  • md : 1989
  • Boston University Urology 1986-1989
  • urology : 1989
  • Urology residency complted At Boston University Hospital in 1989

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS:

  • American Board of Urology : 1991

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS:

  • President of the Medical Staff at Morton Plant Hospital
  • Vice-President of the Medical Staff at Morton Plant Hospital
  • Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Morton Plant Hospital
  • Chairman of the Credentials Committee at Morton Plant Hospital
  • Chairman of the Robotics Committee at Morton Plant Hospital

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Urologic Association
  • Florida Urologic Association
  • Southeast Section of the AUA
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Pinellas County Medical Society
  • American Association of Clinical Urologists

Have been a patient of his for 5 years, great doctor.

M. Scott Klavans, MD
AUI Patient
Apr 29, 2019

I saw another physician with a less than optimal outcome. Dr Klavans offered logical advice and provided me with an optimal outcome. I have a history of kidney issues, so he will be my Dr. in the future.

M. Scott Klavans, MD
AUI Patient
Mar 31, 2019