Scott R. McGarvey, MD

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Scott R. McGarvey, MD

Scott R. McGarvey, MD, is a fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle, including trauma, arthritis, total ankle joint replacement and sports medicine. Dr. McGarvey has performed over 8,000 bunion surgical procedures.

In addition to his practice, Dr. McGarvey has served as editor to the Foot and Ankle International Journal, Director of the Minnesota Orthopaedic Society, and Clinical Associate Professor of the University of Minnesota.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care, including Ankle Joint Revision, Ankle Joint Replacement and Total Ankle Replacement

Foot Care, including Hallux Valgus (Bunion)

Pediatric Care

Sports Medicine


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic
Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine

Medical Degree
Mayo Clinic

Hospital & Surgery Center Affiliations

Abbott Center for Outpatient Care
Abbott Northwestern Hospital
Crosstown Surgery Center
Fairview Ridges Hospital
Fairview Southdale Hospital
Regions Hospital
University of Minnesota Medical Center – Fairview

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Doctors Mayo Society
Foot and Ankle International (1990 – 2001), Associate Editor
Mayo Alumni Association
Minnesota Medical Association
Minnesota Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center Fairview (1989 – 2000), Medical Director
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society (1996 – 2001), Board of Directors
University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery (1990 – 1998), Clinical Assistant Professor

Achievements & Awards

Best Orthopedic Surgeon: Sun Newspapers Readers Choice Award (2015)
Top Doctor: Voted a Top Orthopedic Surgeon by his peers in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine
(2000-2005, 2009 – 2019)

Sports Affiliations

Edina Girls Hockey Association (1999 – 2011), Founder and Director

Research & Publications

Patient Power: How one woman became an informed medical consumer — and why she chose the surgeon she did


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