Dr. Scott Jacobson, MD

Dr. Scott Jacobson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Scott Jacobson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Bend, OR and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University of California-Los Angeles Medical Center in 1988 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.Read his story

2200 NE Neff Rd Ste 200

Bend, OR 97701

Contact Information

(541) 382-3344

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Arm Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Rotator Cuff Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Jacobson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jacobson "Dr. Jacobson is a fellowship trained sports medicine physician experienced in athletic injuries, sports medicine and arthroscopy. He specializes in surgical and non-operative treatment of the musculoskeletal system, bones and joints, with a primary focus on shoulder care. In his nearly two decades of experience he has treated professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes of all ages. As one of the Pacific Northwest's most sought after shoulder surgeons, he is involved in numerous research projects to develop improved shoulder arthroplasty products and improve outcomes for his patients. Dr. Jacobson earned his medical degree at UCLA. He completed his residency at Duke University and sports medicine fellowship at Southern California Center for Sports Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He joined The Center's team of expert physicians in 1995."


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2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

101  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • 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
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger


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41  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • 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
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • University of California at Santa Barbara
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of California-Los Angeles Medical Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Duke University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Duke University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Southern California Center for Sports Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jacobson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jacobson's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Jacobson'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
Dr. Jacobson Says:

Thank you for your feedback so The Center can continually improve our services. If you have a concern or want to share your success story, please contact us at info@thecenteroregon.com. Thanks!  


Patient Comments (6)

I wasn’t happy with my visit with this dr. In my opinion, I thought he was rude, condescending and very unprofessional. He needs to learn to let his patients speak instead of talking over them.
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Hands down the most unprofessional "doctor" I have ever been to. Don't waist your time with this idiot. He better hope I don't see him around town.
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Hi, We are sorry your experience didn't meet expectations, please contact us at communityrelations@thecenteroregon.com if we can help resolve the issue. Thank you for your feedback.

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I have a shoulder injury is the reason I scheduled with Dr. J. He is thorough, courteous, and explained the problem well. I need surgery to correct the problem and my primary care doctor told me that Dr. J. is the best shoulder man in Bend. I trust his ability and knowledge so have scheduled to...more
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Hi, Thanks for sharing your feedback, we are so happy to hear that your shoulder is doing well. Take care!

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I was concerned that I had a torn rotator cuff; but it ended up being a Frozen should only. I had tried on my own for 4 months to stretch with no results. By the time I saw him I could just barely comb my hair. My options were physical therapy or manipulation under complete anesthesia. I asked Dr....more
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Hi, Thanks for your feedback, we are so glad to hear that your should issue was resolved. Thanks for choosing The Center!

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Had both shoulders replaced by Dr Jacobson, May and October 2015. Very happy with the results and glad I waited a couple of years to make the decision to go ahead. A new appliance by Tornier for both surgeries amazingly successful! Within 3 months-pain free, 5 months golfing! Simple Physical...more
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