Scott R. Bishop, MD
Dr. Scott R. Bishop traded one family for another when he joined Tanner Clinic in 2009.
Dr. Bishop is a family physician at Tanner Clinic, where he sees patients at the Syracuse location. Before he came to Tanner Clinic, Dr. Bishop was an active-duty staff physician at the Family Medicine Clinic on Hill Air Force Base near Layton, working with family members of active personnel as well as retirees.
Dr. Bishop, a native of Utah County, graduated from Brigham Young University with a B.S. in zoology. Following graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force and received his medical training at the Uniformed Services University in Bethesda, Maryland.
He completed his residency in family medicine at David Grant Medical Center, Travis Air Force Base in California, the Air Force’s largest medical facility on the West Coast.
As a primary-care physician, Dr. Bishop spent several years at Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska, primarily as director of the Family Medicine Clinic.
After transferring to Hill Air Force Base, Dr. Bishop served as deputy chief of medical staff and as medical director of the Family Medicine Clinic. While on active-duty, Dr. Bishop served military deployments to Turkey and Iraq.
As a board-certified physician, he offers all aspects of primary care, with a special emphasis on adolescent mental health, diabetes maintenance and hypertension.
Dr. Bishop is married with four children. He is fluent in Spanish and an avid traveler. He also enjoys hiking, golf and chess.