D. Scott Devinney, DO, is an orthopedic surgeon who practices at the UT Health East Texas Orthopedic Institute. When Dr. Devinney was in college, he suffered a basketball injury that resulted in surgery. That experience inspired him to become a physician.
As an orthopedic surgeon, he enjoys the technical aspects of his profession, but thrives on the rewards he receives from interacting with his patients. “I gain the greatest satisfaction from helping people return to their regular activities and improving their quality of life. It's very rewarding to allow them to do the things they enjoy.”
Dr. Devinney earned his bachelor’s degree from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville and his doctor of osteopathic medicine from the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. At Tampa General Hospital in Tampa, Florida, he completed an orthopedic trauma fellowship and a shoulder and elbow fellowship.
Fellowship, shoulder and elbow, Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, FL
Fellowship, orthopedic trauma, Tampa General Hospital, FL
Residency, orthopedic surgery, Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI
Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX; graduated with honors
Bachelor of Science, magna cum laude, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, TX
Vitals Patient Choice Award 2013 and 2014
Pharmacology Award for Academic Achievement
Community Service Award for Outstanding Contribution
American Medical Student Association commendation letter
Psi Sigma Alpha National Osteopathic Honor Society
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences