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Our Physicians

Samuel S. Scott, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon
Managing Director, Spectrum Orthopaedics
Spectrum Healthcare Partners Board of Directors
Past President, New England Hand Society
Past Chief of Surgery, Northern Light Mercy Hospital
Past Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery, Northern Light Mercy Hospital


American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, NH
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital, residency in Orthopaedics, Lebanon, NH
St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital, hand fellow, New York, NY

Dr. Scott specializes in disorders of the hand and wrist. He treats all age groups and has a special interest in joint replacement surgery in the hand. Dr. Scott treats emergency referrals and is on the panel of hand surgeons at both Maine Medical Center and Mercy Hospital.

Dr. Scott was born in New York, raised in Connecticut, and has been in private practice in Portland since 1988 and with Spectrum Orthopaedics since 2011. He enjoys sailing and boating along the Maine coast. He is a former trustee of the Hurricane Island Foundation and a former trustee of the Hurricane Island Outward Bound School.

Treatment Philosophy

The care of the patient is a partnership between the physician and patient. The partnership is designed to discover two things- the accurate diagnosis and what needs to be accomplished to treat this diagnosis. A treatment plan is then created that best fits the individual.

Dr. Scott did excellent work on my hand, giving me instant relief after many years of pain and numbness. Recovery is going very well and I am very pleased with my experience. Everyone was pleasant, answered my questions, and took great care of me.

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