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

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

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

D.V.M. – Cornell University, Ithaca NY

Intern & Resident – Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston MA

Resident – Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Program, Massachusetts General Hospital / H.M.S, Boston MA

Research Fellow – Joint Reconstruction, Orthopedic Hospital / UCLA Los Angeles, CA

Clinical Fellow – Southeastern Spine Center & Research Institute Sarasota, FL

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


American Board of Internal Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Board Eligible)






Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA

Yale – New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT

Mt. Auburn Hospital, Cambridge MA

Doctor’s Hospital of Sarasota, Sarasota, FL

Sarasota Memorial Hospital, Sarasota FL