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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

169 Ratings

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Orthopaedics, Foot and Ankle Surgery

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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

169 Ratings

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

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Academic: 336-716-0572 | Department: 336-716-8200

Recent Publications

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

Clinical Interests

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

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedics

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Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.169 Ratings

Doctor Ratings

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Dr. Aaron Scott is an excellent doctor. He does an outstanding job. My family and I are fortunate and very blessed to have him as our orthopedic foot care provider.


We have only the highest regard and respect for Dr. Scott.


I would recommend *Dr. Aaron Scott to anyone with ankle, foot or toe problems - He's the best!




He was a very professional and friendly Dr. He showed interest and concern about my condition. This means a lot.


Dr. Scott is awesome. He has always been very concerned and compassionate delivering my foot healthcare. I honestly believe he has saved my ability to walk. I have had many problems and am still walking thanks to Dr. Scott. I finally have found the best foot orthopedic care available through Dr. Scott, Comp Rehab, and WFUBMC.


*Dr. Scott is doing a great job at Baptist Hospital.




I felt as if he didn't want to hear what my concerns were


This visit was for consultation over a possible elective surgery. This doctor provided me with all the answers I needed. A wonderful visit and a truly concerned doctor!


Dr. Scott was very professional.


Dr Scott is an exceptional doctor. I would highly recommend him!


Aaron Scott is the best doctor I've ever seen


Great experience.


I feel Dr.Scott will taker care of my problem and myself in that I have no worries


Every one at WFBH has gone above and beyond to give the best care available - I have been very pleased with my care -


Best ankle doctor I've seen, and I've seen a lot of them for ankle injury that happened in 1954 (60 years ago). #10. Already have.


*Dr. Scott is the best.


Dr. Scott is very trustworthy.

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