Urologist, philanthropist Dr. Russell Scott, Jr, dies

June 15, 2006

Russell Scott, Jr, MD, a pioneer in the field of urology and a philanthropist, died on May 24 in Houston. He was 80 years old.

Russell Scott, Jr, MD, a pioneer in the field of urology and a philanthropist, died on May 24 in Houston. He was 80 years old.

Dr. Scott was most recently a member of the Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. Prior to joining the Baylor faculty, Dr. Scott was a clinical professor of urology at the University of Colorado, a consultant to the U.S. Veterans Administration Hospital, and was in private practice in Aspen, CO.

While in Aspen, he also organized and operated the AUA Office of Continuing Education. He received numerous medical awards and was a recipient of the Ramon Guiteras Award, the highest award presented to urologists for their contribution to urology, and the second-highest award presented by AUA, the Certificate of Achievement.

Dr. Scott is survived by three children, seven grandchildren, and his former wife, Mary Hugh Scott of Aspen.