Dr. Joseph Scoggin, MD

Dr. Joseph Scoggin, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Joseph Scoggin, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Gilbert, AZ and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

1920 N Higley Rd Ste 206

Gilbert, AZ 85234

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Joint Pain
very high
more than 95% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hip Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

72  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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39  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Orthopedic Surgical Procedures
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Arizona.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (5/31/2006)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr Joseph Michael Scoggin; License # G75790

    Nature of Complaint:

    The Physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    The Physician has been disciplined in the State of Arizona for substance abuse and had recently suffered a relapse.

    Action Taken:

    The Board has accepted the Physician's Surrender of the license to practice medicine in the State of California.

    State: California
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Oral Roberts U
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1986
  • Loma Linda University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Loma Linda University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Scoggin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Scoggin to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 4
  • 3
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Dr. Scoggin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Doctor Scroggins is very professional, very attentive, and compassionate. He really, really seems to genuinely care about the health and well being of his patients. He is very intuitive. All around great doctor
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It's a pleasure to hear that you had a wonderful experience! I will be sure to share your feedback with the care team. All the best, Matthew

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I am part time military full time law enforcement. I was scheduled for knee surgery and he cancelled due to excessive swelling. He was rude to me, slow to order an MRI, slow to get me pain meds. I have a torn meniscus and several other issues that require surgery. Each time I've seen him he's...more
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Honest, knowledgeable and personable. Radiologist had said minor arthritis, but Dr Scoggin quickly saw that was not the case. Was able to schedule surgery quickly. Hip surgery went great.
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Kind, awesome bedside manner, great surgeon. I have nothing negative to say! He has been honest about issues that I may or may not encounter.
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Excellent broken hip surgery. Personal checking with me several times after surgery while in hospital. Wonderful staff for post-op X-rays and staple removal.
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