About SLC



Surgeons of Lake County is committed to providing patients with convenient access to an exceptional level of care. We believe that providing high-quality care is not only about the medical advice we dispense but more importantly about the relationships we have with our patients. We continue to strive to be a leader in innovative medical practices and, in doing so, we promise to work with every patient, their physicians and caregivers to ensure the best medical outcome.

Our board certified physicians have over 30 years combined experience and are dedicated to providing the best quality care possible to all our patients. Surgeons of Lake County was founded in September of 2007 by Scott C. Otto, M.D. William C. Watson, M.D. joined Dr. Otto in September of 2007. Since then we have grown to a multi-physician practice serving the Lake County area with the addition of Scott Miller, M.D. in January of 2011 and Kristin Vercillo, M.D. in July of 2017.

Hospital Privileges

All of our surgeons are currently on staff at the following hospitals:
Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL

Medical Affiliations

All of our surgeons are members of the America College of Surgeons, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Illinois State Medical Society, and the Lake County Medical Society.