Dr. Scott Duncan, MD

Dr. Scott Duncan, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(6)
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Dr. Scott Duncan, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from University Of Washington School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, orthopedic hand surgery, and more.

725 Albany St Ste 4B

Boston, MA 02118

Contact Information

(617) 638-5633

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Lifecare
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Network
  • 19 More

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 98% of peers
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
very high
more than 95% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Duncan ""Dr. Scott Duncan's primary research interests include recurrent carpal tunnel syndrome and joint replacement surgery in the hand, elbow and shoulder. His clinical subspecialty practice involves hand, elbow, and shoulder surgery as well as microsurgery. Dr. Duncan received a Bachelor's Degree in biology from Harvard University, a Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Washington School of Medicine and a Master's Degree of Public Health in Epidemiology from the University of Washington School of Public Health. Dr. Duncan completed an internship in general surgery at the University of Tennessee in Memphis and residency training in orthopedic surgery at the Campbell Clinic-University of Tennessee. He received his fellowship training in hand surgery, upper extremity surgery, and microsurgery at the Hospital for Special Surgery-Cornell Medical College in New York City. Dr. Duncan worked at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona and the Mayo Clinic Health System in Minnesota prior to joining Ochsner where he serves as the Chairman of the Orthopedic Surgery Department. He recently edited the textbook Reoperative Hand Surgery, which will be used as a resource for hand surgeons worldwide for complex cases. Dr. Duncan has served as a leadership fellow for the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and as a leadership fellow for the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Dr. Duncan is a member of the American Orthopedic Association and a Vanguard Member of the American College of Physician Executives. He is board certified in orthopedic surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery. ""

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Microsurgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Ligament Reconstruction
  • Elbow Reconstruction
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Finger Amputation
  • Finger Joint Fusion
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fusion
  • Hand Reconstruction
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand Tendon Repair
  • Hand, Elbow, and Shoulder Microvascular Surgery
  • 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 Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Pyrolytic Carbon Arthroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Arthroplasty Surgery
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff and Labral Repair
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Shoulder Resurfacing
  • Shoulder Stabilizations
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Reconstruction
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, and Wrist Joint Replacement
  • Small Joint Arthroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Wrist Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Extremity Reconstruction
  • Wrist Ligament Reconstruction
  • Wrist Reconstruction
  • Wrist Surgery

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University Of Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University Of Washington School Of Public Health
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Tennessee Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Campbell Clinic Foundation/University Of Tennessee Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Cornell U-The New York Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Hospital for Special Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Other Education | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Duncan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Duncan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Duncan to family and friends
4.2
based on 6 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Duncan's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Duncan, Has an excellent bedside and operating room manners.his attention to detail in and out of the o.r. is truly an excellent example for the doctors that work with him emulate. As a surgical technologist with over 25 years experience in the operating room ,i have no reservations with...more
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He is very professional dr, make you feel everything goes fine and everything went fine, i thank him because I am much better, i can sleep and my hand is doing progress
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