Dr. Scott Gibson, DO

Dr. Scott Gibson, DO

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Scott Gibson, DO is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in Fort Worth, TX and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Midwestern University Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2008 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

4444 Heritage Trace Pkwy Ste 408

Fort Worth, TX 76244

Contact Information

(817) 283-5252

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fracture Care
very high
more than 96% of peers
Elbow Injuries
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Gibson "Dr. Gibson has a special interest in treating complex shoulder problems and can perform advanced procedures including total shoulder replacements, reverse shoulder replacements, rotator cuff and labral repairs. Additionally, he has extensive experience caring for sports medicine injuries, orthopedic and pediatric trauma, along with knee and hip injuries. As an osteopathic physician, Dr. Gibson takes a holistic approach to musculoskeletal care combining advanced non-surgical and surgical techniques."

5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

94  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
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • 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 Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger


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50  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's 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 Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • 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 Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Colorado College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
  • Midwestern University Arizona College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • St. Anthony Hospital-Oklahoma State University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
  • St. Anthony Hospital-Oklahoma State University-Orthopedic Surgery
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • The Core Institute-Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Gibson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Gibson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Gibson to family and friends
36 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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  • 2
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Dr. Gibson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Dr. Gibson was highly recommended to me by my primary care physician who happens to be a family friend for my full right knee replacement. Dr. Gibson explained the procedure to me and the expectations. I was extremely pleased with the hospital where Dr. Gibson performed the surgery, the staff and...more
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Certainly recommend Dr Scott Gibson. He was very informative, took time to answer my questions. The carpal tunnel surgery went great. Not all folks will get immediate relief base on their unique situation, but I was fortunate to experience that.
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Dr. Gibson did knee scope with meniscus repair. It was a struggle to be non-weight bearing for the time required but the outcome is well worth it. Excellent surgeon. Great bedside manner. Staff responds to questions from the health portal. His PA was great as well.
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Would highly recommend Dr Gibson and staff I immediately felt better after my shoulder surgery
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Dr. Gibson restored my left shoulder back to function and now I'm without pain. The reverse shoulder replacement was a success in conjunction with physical therapy. Three months after left shoulder surgery, I decided to go ahead with right shoulder surgery! I knew what to expect and I had faith in...more
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