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

Doctor Rating

4.7 out of 5

159 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

159 Ratings

Aaron T. Scott, M.D.

Associate Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Research Interests

Achilles Tendon; Tendinopathy; Arthrodesis; Orthopedic Procedures; Osteotomy
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Academic: 336-716-0572 | Department: 336-716-8200

Recent Publications

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;():.

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

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Aaron T. Scott, M.D.159 Ratings


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I felt that Dr.Scott did not give me any one on one time together


Very good. No complaints.


Ever thing has gone fine. From the first beginning.




I first saw the nurse, waited about 10 min and another person came in and I didn't know who he was. Since this was the first time I had been there I didn't know if he was Dr Scott or who. I looked at his name plate to find out who he was.


Always had very good experience with my care provider


Dr. Scott is an EXCELLENT physician.


Dr Scott is great


I have been pleased with all care there.


Dr.Scott is bright and cares about me as a person and i feel good about the condition im currently in.


Very thorough, compassionate & relatable.


could not be better


I consider Dr. Scott to be an outstanding physician and I anticipate an excellent surgical experience with him on Jan. 20, 2016.


I had seen another doctor with another practice in town and he was more interested in running expensive tests and repeat appointments. Dr. Scott took x-rays and discussed my options with me to the fullest. He and his PA were excellent throughout my visit were as the other doctor just wanted to get extra tests and move on quickly.


He has done an outstanding job for me and I would highly recommend him to anyone who has foot problems and I would definitely use him again if I ever have trouble with my feet. He has wonderful manners as a person himself..wish he could be my regular physician too.


Great respect for *Dr. Scott excellent care provider.


Dr. Scott is very professional and knowledgeable. My foot already feels much better.


dr scott and his team were awesome! they were very professional as well as understandable in explaining my injury.


*Dr. Scott was friendly and knowledgeable.


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.


This was my first time meeting with the doctors. I have heard a lot of great things about Dr. Scott. I am very pleased and comfortable being under his care.




Had a food re-construct which in _____ was complex & but I never felt alone felt part of team to get best results.


Dr Aaron Scott was awesome. Very friendly, a great listener and did a wonderful surgical job on my ankle.


The provider was the first one that told me really what was wrong with my foot.




Always took time to answer all my questions in a way that I understood






Outstanding physician/surgeon




I appreciate my doctor & others concern.




Everyone was very helpful.

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