Daphne A. Scott, MD

Daphne Scott, MD, is an Assistant Attending Physician at Hospital for Special Surgery. She specializes in the non-surgical treatment of acute, overuse, and chronic injuries.  She is board certified in Family Medicine and has a certificate of added qualification in Sports Medicine.

Dr. Scott is a graduate of the University of Southern California. She obtained a Master of Science degree at SUNY at Buffalo while participating in cancer research at Roswell Park Cancer Institute. She then went on to medical school at the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Following medical school, she completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Washington and her fellowship in Sports Medicine at the University of Arizona. After fellowship, she stayed on at the University of Arizona as Family Medicine and Sports Medicine faculty. This gave her the opportunity to teach residents, medical students, and Sports Medicine fellows.

Dr. Scott has served as an assistant team physician for the University of Arizona and USA Track and Field, in addition to numerous other athletic and mass-participation events. She is committed to caring for athletes of all ages and levels.


Assistant Attending Physician, Hospital for Special Surgery


Specialized Centers


University of Arizona Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Leadership Award, 2014
Lisa Yao Memorial Scholarship in Family Medicine, 2010
Leonard Tow Humanism Award, 2010


Member, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

Insurances Accepted

Blue Cross HMO POS
Blue Cross PPO
Blue Cross Pathway
Blue Cross Pathway Enhanced
United Healthcare

If your particular insurance plan is not listed, you may still have coverage subject to the availability of 'out-of-network' benefits. Please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions regarding your insurance coverage.


MD, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Reno/Las Vegas,  NV/USA, 2006-2010


University of Washington, Family Medicine, Seattle, WA/USA, 2010-2011


University of Washington, Family Medicine, Seattle, WA/USA, 2011-2013


CAQ, University of Arizona, Primary Care Sports Medicine, Tucson, AZ/USA, 2013-2014


American Board of Family Medicine, Certificate of Added Qualification in Sports Medicine

State Licensure

Connecticut, New York, Arizona

Selected Presentations

  • A Case of Not-So-Benign Early Repolarization. American Medical Society for Sports Medicine 23rd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 2014.

Dr. Daphne Scott

Contact Information

Office Locations

1 Blachley Road
Stamford, CT 06902
Tel: 203.705.2388
Fax: 203.705.2926

535 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
Tel: 212.774.7070

Mailing Address

Hospital for Special Surgery
535 East 70th Street
New York, New York 10021

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