Dr. Scott Desman, MD

Dr. Scott Desman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Scott Desman, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Stuart, FL and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from McGill University Faculty of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic knee surgery.

1050 SE Monterey Rd Ste 400

Stuart, FL 34994

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Desman performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Desman "We recognize that you have plenty of choices when it comes to orthopaedic care and that's why everything we do is designed to put our patients first. We also offer same day and next day appointments so you can avoid unnecessary ER wait times and expenses."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

18  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Iliotibial Band Syndrome
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprains and Tears
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis

18  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Resurfacing
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • MAKOplasty®
  • Meniscus Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

  • McGill University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1978
  • McGill University Faculty of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • University of North Carolina Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • University of North Carolina Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Orthopadic and Arthric Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Rothman Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Desman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Desman's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desman to family and friends
68 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (68)

  • 5
    (64)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Desman's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (25)

I was really nervous about have a full knee replacement done on my right knee but could not put it off any longer. Dr. Desman and his staff were very encouraging and have a great system in place to minimize the angst. There is a class at Martin South that I highly recommend. I had 1 night in the...more
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Total professional care from end to end. I was well prepared for pre and post hip replacement surgery by Dr. Desman and his staff. Everything went as planned. Dr. Desman is an excellent experienced surgeon. I couldn't be happier with the results. I would highly recommend him.
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Had total knee replacement on 4-25-18. Was walking at home two days later. Went through outpatient therapy - was discharged early as everything went extremely well. VERY HIGHLY recommend Dr. Scott Desman for any knee surgery. Am very pleased with the results
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Dr.Desman was very kind and helpful was my first major surgery him and his staff made the experience less stressful
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Doctor Desman performed a total knee replacement of my right knee in March of this year. The pain and lack of mobility in my knee really impacted my quality of life. It was painful to walk and climb stairs. It's been a little over six weeks from my surgery and my knee feels great. Doctor...more
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