David L. Scott, M.D.

Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. David L. Scott joins The Bonati Spine Institute’s team of surgeons with a distinguished career in teaching, research, and clinical care. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and is board eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Scott has served on the Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard faculties. His awards include a National Institutes of Health Pre-doctoral Traineeship, Wentworth and Johnson scholarships, and he has been listed among America’s Top Orthopedists (Consumer Research Council). Dr. Scott is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, the American Medical Association, the North American Spine Society (NASS), the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISASS), and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Dr. David L. Scott, MD

Education and Training

(1994) M.D. – Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT

(1992) Ph.D. – University of Chicago (Biophysics), Chicago, IL

(1990) D.V.M. – Cornell University, Ithaca NY

(1994-1997) Intern & Resident – Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

(1998-2002) Resident – Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program, Massachusetts General Hospital / H.M.S, Boston MA

(1997-1998) Research Fellow – Joint Reconstruction, Orthopedic Hospital / UCLA Los Angeles, CA

(2004-2006) Clinical Fellow – Southeastern Spine Center & Research Institute Sarasota, FL

(2013-2014) Clinical Fellow – Yale Comprehensive Spine Fellowship (ACGME) New Haven, CT


American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Eligible)






(1994 – 2015) Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

(2013 – 2014) Yale – New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

(2009 – 2013) Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge MA

(2004 – 2013) Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

(2004 – 2009) Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota FL