Dr. Scott is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery with over 30 years of experience caring for people of all ages with bone, joint and muscle disorders. A graduate of the Faculty of Medicine University of Alberta in Edmonton, he completed his Orthopedic Surgery residency in Calgary. He served as Chief of Orthopedic Surgery at Medicine Hat Regional Hospital in Alberta and practiced nine years in the Tahlequah and Muskogee area of northeastern Oklahoma. He’s a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Scott has been at Trinity Health in Minot since 2004. Along with general orthopedic surgery expertise, Dr. Scott is the only specialist in Minot performing total elbow and wrist replacement surgery. He was also the first surgeon in Minot to do these procedures plus reverse total shoulder replacements.
Surgeons dealing with the musculoskeletal system are called orthopedic surgeons. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means in order to treat musculoskeletal trauma, injuries caused by sports , degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, as well as congenital disorders.
Orthopedic doctors specialize in diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system including any problems with bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.