Dr. Scott Desman, MD

Dr. Scott Desman, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 61
(57)
Insurances AcceptedSave
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

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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."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Desman to family and friends
4.8
based on 57 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (57)

  • 5
    (53)
  • 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 (15)

in PORT ST LUCIE
After pushing off a hip replacement for years I researched Dr. Desman and knew he was the man to perform my surgery..He told me I would know when it was time ..not pushy..very understanding and easy going man.His staff is great. He performed the surgery on the 18th of Oct. and I was walking a few...more
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in PORT SAINT LUCIE
One of the best experiences i have ever encountered visiting a doctor. Not only i receive superb support from a very friendly staff and nurses but everyone went out of their way to ensure I was treated to the highest possible standards. It would have been easy to miss my diagnosis because blood...more
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in Stuart, FL
Dr. Desman on 10/02/17 performed a Mako partial knee implant on my right knee. I walked out of the hospital the next morning without crutches or a cane and in fact went out to dinner that night! I had a full knee replacement up north 6 years ago on my left knee. and pain,sleep and time to recover...more
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in Port Saint Lucie, FL
This is my second knee replacement & it went exceptionally well. I had little pain& my range of motion was over 115 degrees before leaving the hospital. Dr Desman & his staff did a excellent job. They were attentive & caring to my needs. Great experience!!!!
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in Stuart, FL
Dr. Desman performed my hip replacement. I've always been very physical, and I was very concerned, and a little bit scared. When I went for my first visit, the level of professionalism of all of his staff, and the high level of his equipment brought in an extreme level of confidence. Going...more
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