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Aaron T. Scott, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

117 Ratings

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle Surgery

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New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
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Education & Training

  • B.S., College of William & Mary, 1997
  • M.D., University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2002
  • Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Med Coll Virginia Hosps, 2007
  • Fellowship, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Duke University School of Medi, 2008

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Am Academy Of Orthopaedic Surg
  • Piedmont Orthopedic Society
  • Am Ortho Foot & Ankle Society

NPI Number

  • 1598978009
Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

117 Ratings

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Nuclear Medicine; Societies, Medical; Calcaneus; Ankle Joint; Achilles Tendon
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Academic: 336-716-0572 | Department: 336-716-8200

Recent Publications

Ankle arthroscopy with microfracture for osteochondral defects of the talus. Medda S, Al'Khafaji IM, Scott AT.. Arthrosc Tech. 2017;6(1):e167-e174.

Effects of smoking on clinical foot and ankle practice. Park JS, Scott AT, Cooper MT, Brigido SA, Cooper MT.. Foot Ankle Spec. 2017;10(3):232-234.

Radiographic and CT assessment of reduction of calcaneus fractures using a limited sinus tarsi incision. Scott AT, Pacholke DA, Hamid KS.. Foot Ankle Int. 2016;37(9):950-957.

The role of fluid dynamics in distributing ankle stresses in anatomic and injured states. Hamid KS, Scott AT, Nwachukwu BU, Danelson KA.. Foot Ankle Int. 2016;37(12):1343-1349.

Talar neck fractures: a systematic review of the literature. Halvorson JJ, Winter SB, Teasdall RD, Scott AT.. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2013;52(1):56-61.

Normal aging alters in vivo passive biomechanical response of the rat gastrocnemius-Achilles muscle-tendon unit. Plate JF, Wiggins WF, Haubruck P, Scott AT, Smith TL, Saul KR, Mannava S.. J Biomech. 2013;46(3):450-455.

Distal locking using an electromagnetic field-guided computer-based real-time system for orthopaedic trauma patients. Langfitt MK, Halvorson JJ, Scott AT, Smith BP, Russell GB, Jinnah RH, Miller AN, Carroll EA.. J Orthop Trauma. 2013;27(7):367-372.

Successful manubriosternal fusion following failure of open reduction and internal fixation of a traumatic manubriosternal dislocation. Scott AT, Halvorson JJ, O'Gara TJ, Lata AL.. J Bone Joint Surg Case Connect. 2013;3(4):e98.

Toe pain and deformity. Scott AT. In: Hurwitz SR, Parekh SG, eds. Musculoskeletal examination of the foot and ankle: making the complex simple. Thorofare (NJ): Slack;2012: 214-232.

Lesser toe deformities and sesamoid pathology. Scott AT. In: Parekh, SG, ed. Foot and ankle surgery. New Dehli (India): Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers Ltd;2012: 73-105.

Mechanical properties of lower limb dermis following static and cyclic compression. Evans DW, Scott AT, Teasdall RD, Smith BP, Howlett A, Connor-Kerr T, Sparks JL.. Biomed Sci Instrum. 2012;48():104-111.

Single-row versus double-row repair of the distal achilles tendon: a biomechanical comparison. Pilson H, Brown P, Stitzel J, Scott A.. J Foot Ankle Surg. 2012;51(6):762-766.

First metatarsophalangeal arthrodesis: a biomechanical comparison of three fixation constructs. Foote KM, Teasdall RD, Tanaka ML, Scott AT.. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2012;21(4):223-231.

Vascular injury associated with extremity trauma: initial diagnosis and management. Halvorson JJ, Anz A, Langfitt M, Deonanan JK, Scott A, Teasdall RD, Carroll EA.. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2011;19(8):495-504.

Percutaneous fixation of proximal fifth metatarsal fractures. Scott AT, Nunley JA. In: Maffulli N, Easley ME, eds. Minimally invasive surgery of the foot and ankle. London (UK): Springer Verlag;2011: 199-212.

Isolated subtalar arthrodesis. Scott AT, Adelaar RS. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery, vol 4. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2011: 3843-3848.

Calcaneonavicular coalition resection in the adult patient. Scott AT, Tuten HR. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery, vol 4. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2011: 3839-3842.

Tendon transfer for foot drop. Easley ME, Scott AT. In: Wiesel SW, ed. Operative techniques in orthopaedic surgery, vol 4. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2011: 4488-4504.

Biomechanical comparison of hallux valgus correction using the proximal chevron osteotomy fixed with a medial locking plate and the Ludloff osteotomy fixed with two screws. Scott AT, DeOrio JK, Montijo HE, Glisson RR.. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon). 2010;25(3):271-276.

Fusion versus excision of the symptomatic type II accessory navicular: a prospective study. Scott AT, Sabesan VJ, Saluta JR, Wilson MA, Easley ME.. Foot Ankle Int. 2009;30(1):10-15.

Polyethylene fracture following STAR ankle arthroplasty: a report of three cases. Scott AT, Nunley JA.. Foot Ankle Int. 2009;30(4):375-379.

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle Surgery
Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.117 Ratings


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I was very pleased with the care and concern Dr. Scott showed regarding the problem I am having with my left foot. He explained exactly what was occurring and the various options regarding possible solutions. He was supportive in my decision to postpone any immediate surgery but encouraged me to contact him back if I had any other questions, concerns or the condition worsened.


Dr Scott was awesome!


I could not be happier with *Dr. Scott.


Dr. Scott seemed to care as much about my recovery as my family and I did. He treated me with the utmost respect and i had great confidence in his work. I returned to work on May 29th and am confident my life will return to normal, just as Dr. Scott explained to me that it would if i followed his path of care for me. He always had a very good demeanor with me and took the time to answer to all my questions!


I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Scott. He was knowledgeable, efficient and I felt like he and his team listened carefully to my complaints. The problem I sought assistance for has been persistent for years with little to no solution other than simply not running which is something I love to do. I felt like Dr. Scott was able to immediately figure out what the issue was and assess what help I would need. In addition, I greatly appreciate that he listened to the type of activity I wanted to engage in (running) and gave me specific solutions for how to go about staying engaged in running while also maintaining my health. A few days after my appointment I was able to go for a run without any pain or soreness in my ankle while wearing the ankle sleeve Dr. Scott recommended for the first time in almost 10 years. I am truly grateful for his help and would recommend him to any friend or family member.


He is a really good doctor! Provided great advise & treatment.


Todd and Dr. Scott went over all of the details of my surgery. they addressed all my of concerns. they were very professional.


Dr. Scott is an outstanding physician and surgeon, and he took exceptionally good care of me!


5 stars - *Dr. Scott.


Very highly.


I am very happy with Dr. Scott. so happy, I had surgery. my ankle is so much better now.

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