Douglas A. Scott, MD

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Shoulder and Elbow Specialist located in Beaufort, SC & Hardeeville, SC

About Dr. Scott

Douglas Scott, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon and a fellowship-trained subspecialist at Beaufort Orthopaedic Sports & Spine in Beaufort and Hardeeville, South Carolina. His expertise focuses on the shoulder and elbow, specifically in relation to sports medicine, trauma, minimally-invasive arthroscopy, replacement, and the complex reconstruction of these joints.

Dr. Scott earned an undergraduate degree from Clemson University and attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He then completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Morningside in New York City, affiliated with Columbia University. During his residency, his training included pediatric orthopaedics at the DuPont Institute and orthopaedic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

He also completed the prestigious orthopaedic shoulder and elbow fellowship at Brown University, focusing on the upper extremity, including shoulder resurfacing, total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacement, as well as advanced minimally-invasive techniques of shoulder and elbow arthroscopy. Most of his colleagues and mentors from the fellowship have continued to perform research and help patients at Brown. One of his fellowship directors is now the Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Yale University.

Dr. Scott is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of numerous other professional orthopaedic and medical societies. He has authored peer-reviewed journal publications and academic book chapters for orthopaedic surgery. This includes being the lead author for a shoulder chapter in the 2020 edition of Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Shoulder and Elbow 5, a research-based text designed for orthopaedic surgeon education, published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Scott has performed hundreds of shoulder and elbow surgeries annually since beginning practice in the Lowcountry in 2012 and has recently been voted “Best Orthopaedist” by residents in the local magazine. He is an avid reader and golfer and enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.

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Douglas Scott, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon and a fellowship-trained subspecialist at Beaufort Orthopaedic Sports & Spine in Beaufort and Hardeeville, South Carolina. His expertise focuses on the shoulder and elbow, specifically in relation to sports medicine, trauma, minimally-invasive arthroscopy, replacement, and the complex reconstruction of these joints.

Dr. Scott earned an undergraduate degree from Clemson University and attended medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. He then completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Mount Sinai Morningside in New York City, affiliated with Columbia University. During his residency, his training included pediatric orthopaedics at the DuPont Institute and orthopaedic oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering.

He also completed the prestigious orthopaedic shoulder and elbow fellowship at Brown University, focusing on the upper extremity, including shoulder resurfacing, total shoulder and reverse total shoulder replacement, as well as advanced minimally-invasive techniques of shoulder and elbow arthroscopy. Most of his colleagues and mentors from the fellowship have continued to perform research and help patients at Brown. One of his fellowship directors is now the Chief of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at Yale University.

Dr. Scott is a board-certified diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a member of numerous other professional orthopaedic and medical societies. He has authored peer-reviewed journal publications and academic book chapters for orthopaedic surgery. This includes being the lead author for a shoulder chapter in the 2020 edition of Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Shoulder and Elbow 5, a research-based text designed for orthopaedic surgeon education, published by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Dr. Scott has performed hundreds of shoulder and elbow surgeries annually since beginning practice in the Lowcountry in 2012 and has recently been voted “Best Orthopaedist” by residents in the local magazine. He is an avid reader and golfer and enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons.


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