Georgia Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic
Assistant Clinical Professor,
Emory University School of Medicine
James W. Scott, M.D., founder and president of Georgia
Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Clinic, P.C., has been
an orthopedic surgeon for over 25 years. He was certified
by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery in 1979
and was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy
in 1982. He is also an active member and past president
of the Georgia Orthopedic Society.
Dr. Scott is a 1968 Cum Laude graduate of the University
of Georgia. He received his medical degree in 1972 from
the Medical College of Georgia where he was inducted
into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He attended
Tulane University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate
and Post-Graduate Studies, in the Department of Orthopedics
from 1973 to 1977. Following his post graduate work,
he served a six-month residency in spinal injuries and
surgery at the University of Southern California and
a six-month residency with Dr. Jack Hughston at the
Hughston Orthopedic Clinic.
Since 1984, Dr. Scott has helped plan and implement
numerous seminars for coaches, trainers, team physicians
and physical therapists in order to minimize the damage
resulting from injuries.
Dr. Scott is also on the Medical Advisory Board for
BioMet where he works on surgical techniques and development
of surgical instruments. He has also developed and patented
several braces, splints, and other orthopedic devices.
Born and raised in Turner County, Dr. Scott is father
of three children. He also has two grandsons. His hobbies
include hunting, fishing, boating, motorcycling, and
For more information e-mail Dr. Scott at SBonedoc@aol.com.