Scott R. McGarvey - Orthopedic Surgeon - Twin Cities Orthopedics

Scott R. McGarvey, MD

Orthopedic Surgery, Board Certified
Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship
Foot & Ankle Surgery Subspecialty Certification

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Areas of Focus
Ankle Care
Foot Care
Pediatric Care
Sports Medicine

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Practice Overview

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 7,000 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.

Clinical Interest

Ankle Care, including Ankle Joint Revision, Ankle Joint Replacement and Total Ankle Replacement
Foot Care, including Hallux Valgus (Bunion)
Pediatric Care
Sports Medicine


Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship at Mayo Clinic
Advanced Foot & Ankle Surgery Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic

Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine

Medical Degree
Mayo Clinic

Hospital and Surgery Center Affiliations

    Abbott Center for Outpatient Care
    Abbott Northwestern Hospital
    Crosstown Surgery Center
    Fairview Ridges Hospital
    Fairview Southdale Hospital
    Regions Hospital
    University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview

Professional Affiliations

    American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    American Medical Association
    American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
    Doctors Mayo Society
    Foot and Ankle International (1990-2001), Associate Editor
    Mayo Alumni Association
    Minnesota Medical Association
    Minnesota Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center Fairview (1989-2000), Medical Director 
    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
    Minnesota Orthopaedic Society (1996-2001), Board of Directors
    University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery (1990-1998), Clinical Assistant Professor

Achievements and Awards

Best Orthopedic Surgeon: Sun Newspapers Readers Choice Award (2015)
Top Doctor: Voted a Top Orthopedic Surgeon by his peers in Mpls/St. Paul Magazine
(2000-2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)

Sports Affiliations

Edina Girls Hockey Association (1999-2011), Founder and Director

Research & Publications

Patient Power: How one woman became an informed medical consumer — and why she chose the surgeon she did


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