Dr. Scott Shawen, MD

Dr. Scott Shawen, MD

Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 50
(32)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Scott Shawen, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Duke University in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

15825 Ballantyne Medical Pl Ste 100

Charlotte, NC 28277

Contact Information

(704) 323-3400

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Tricare

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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Fracture
high
more than 83% of peers
Achilles Tendinitis
normal
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Shawen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shawen "Dr. Shawen's medical career has taken him all over the world. Prior to joining OrthoCarolina, Dr. Shawen served as an Associate Professor of Surgery at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland and Residency Program Director and Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Service Chief at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. While at Walter Reed, Dr. Shawen focused on lower extremity trauma and amputation surgery and was intimately involved in the care of wounded soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr. Shawen deployed with the 14th Combat Support Hospital and supported the 7th Group Special Forces during his tour, caring for many local nationals and injured coalition soldiers. He is very happy to return to Charlotte after retiring from 21 years of military service."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shawen "Kind, Compassionate, and Personalized care for every patient is a must."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

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Procedures

  • Amputation
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • 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
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Byu
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1991
  • Duke University
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Miller Clinic
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shawen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shawen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Shawen to family and friends
4.6
based on 32 total reviews (15 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (32)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Shawen'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)

I had an arthritic flare-up in my ankle and I was in severe pain & couldn't walk. He drained fluid & gave me an injection (worst pain in my life). I was skeptical but the next day I was walking on it regularly with no pain. This doctor is good. He asked lots of questions to diagnose the problem...more
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I do not doubt Dr Shawen's credentials - I am sure he is fully qualified. However, I was extremely dissatisfied with his care. He did not spend adequate time with me understanding my condition. I felt like he had a strict timeline and once that was up, regardless if we had covered the issues, he...more
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Dr. Shawen has performed multiple, complex lower limb surgeries on me over the years. I was very pleased with the outcome of all of them. Dr. Shawen is honest, humble, compassionate, and has a demeanor that puts you at ease when you see him as a patient. He is a great listener and will ensure...more
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Overall I’m very satisfied with the care I received. It definitely wouldn’t just trust anyone with my foot!
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Clear explanations, answered all my questions.
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