Dr. Scott McGarvey, MD

Dr. Scott McGarvey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
Dr. Scott McGarvey, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Edina, MN and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Mayo Medical School in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

4010 W 65th St

Edina, MN 55435

Contact Information

(952) 456-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthPartners
  • Medica
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Top Care Areas

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Foot Conditions
very high
more than 94% of peers
Hammer Toe
very high
more than 86% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. McGarvey's bio

This content was provided by Dr. McGarvey "Scott R. McGarvey, MD, is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in disorders of the foot and ankle, including trauma, arthritis, total ankle joint replacement and sports medicine. Dr. McGarvey has performed over 6,500 bunion surgical procedures. In addition to his practice, Dr. McGarvey has served as editor to the Foot and Ankle International Journal, Director of the Minnesota Orthopaedic Society, and Clinical Associate Professor of the University of Minnesota."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

33  Conditions Treated

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8  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Mayo Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. McGarvey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. McGarvey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. McGarvey to family and friends
40 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (40)

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Dr. McGarvey'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 (15)

Dr. McGarvey and his staff were very professional and my surgery and recovery went very well. I had a bunionectomy and will return to him to get the other foot's bunion removed as well.
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I found Dr. McGarvey to be very considerate, respectful and knowledgeable when he treated the fracture in my hind-foot. He patiently listened to my questions and provided easy to understand responses. He skillfully performed the bone graft that resulted in a quicker than anticipated pain-free...more
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Outstanding surgeon. My toes/feet were grossly deformed from Rheumatoid Arthritis, pain so bad it hurt to put on socks. Bones deteriorated & disconnected from joints. Toes bent so walking on the nail. I had both feet reconstructed & couldn't be happier. My feet look normal & are pain-free for the...more
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Dr. McGarvey is FIRST CLASS. He diagnosed a foot problem within seconds that other doctors have missed for about 10 years, a torn plantar plate. He also noticed that a bunion surgery I had from another doctor was NOT done right. I was able to schedule surgery within a few weeks. Excellent...more
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I had total reconstruction of my right foot due to 30 years of rheumatoid arthritis. My surgery was on Jan.6,2017 , My foot feels so much better that i will be having surgery on the left foot at the end of March. I feel so good, my only regret is I didn't get this surgery years ago. Dr. McGarvey is...more
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