Dr. Frank E. Scott Jr., DO

Dr. Frank E. Scott Jr., DO

Rheumatology | Male | 70 years old

Dr. Frank Scott is a board-certified physician who specializes in rheumatology. He is associated with...Read more

Arthritis Medical Center, Arroyo Grande, CA
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Dr. Frank Scott is a board-certified physician who specializes in rheumatology. He is associated with the Arthritis Medial Center in...   Read More

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      Specialties

      • Rheumatology

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      • Internal Medicine
      • Rheumatology

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankylosing Spondylitis
      • Arthritis
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pain
      • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dermatomyositis
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Foot Conditions
      • Gout
      • Hammer Toe
      • Hand Conditions
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Limb Pain
      • Limb Swelling
      • Low Back Pain
      • Lupus
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Osteoporosis
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
      • Polymyositis
      • Psoriatic Arthritis
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Raynaud's Disease
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sarcoidosis
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Sjögren's Syndrome
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Takayasu's Arteritis
      • Temporal Arteritis
      • Vascular Disease
      • Wegener's Granulomatosis

      Procedures Performed

      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Point Injection

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Kansas City Univ Of Medicine Bioscience College Of Osteopathic Medicine

        Graduated in 1975

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • Specializes in Rheumatology
      • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
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      Dr. Scott Jr. says...

      Dr. Frank Scott is a board-certified physician who specializes in rheumatology. He is associated with the Arthritis Medial Center in Arroyo Grande, California. At the center, the doctor and his staff treat arthritis, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and much more. The center offers state-of-the-art diagnostic tools that make diagnosing medical conditions much easier than in the past. With cutting edge treatment options, the doctor and his staff can accurately diagnose and treat a wide variety of conditions that involve autoimmune disorders and chronic conditions.

      Dr. Scott has been in practice for over 41 years, graduating from Kansas City College of Medicine and Surgery in 1975. He received his rheumatology fellowship training at Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, D.C. and holds active medical licenses in South Dakota, Minnesota, and California. With over four decades of experience, he has treated thousands of patients who are experiencing problems with their muscles and joints. Dr. Scott is board certified in rheumatology and is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology. Rheumatology is the science of muscles, joints, and connective tissues. Rheumatology also includes several autoimmune disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. Dr. Scott has several years of experience working with rheumatology and can accurately identify potential problems that may be the first signs of an autoimmune disorder. Identifying and treating the symptoms are only the first steps. Establishing an effective treatment plan is key to slowing down the progression of the condition.

      The doctor and his staff take great pride in being able to work with the residents of Arroyo Grande and many of the surrounding communities and towns including Santa Maria and San Luis Obispo. When patients visit the Arthritis Medical Center, they will receive a complete physical examination. The doctor will take the information from the evaluation and use it to determine a diagnosis for any problems that present themselves. If further testing is needed, the Arthritis Medical Center has much of the equipment needed to be able to perform the test and help the doctor establish an accurate diagnosis. Once the cause of a patient's symptoms has been identified, a treatment plan will be created, and the doctor will discuss all of the different options that are available to the client.

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      I strive to provide my patients with the best medical care possible.