Scott Barbour, MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon
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Scott Barbour, MD - Orthopaedic Surgeon

Scott Allen Barbour, MD

Scott Allen Barbour, MD.


Experienced practitioner of orthopaedic surgery with fellowship training in sports medicine. Specialized expertise in arthroscopy of all joints including the hip. Special interests include cartilage-resurfacing procedures and meniscal transplants. During the prior 6 years, significant time devoted to general trauma call and hand call at a level 2-trauma center. Significant experience with primary hip, knee, and shoulder reconstruction.


  • Saint Louis University School Of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri
    M.D. 1996
    Magna Cum Laude
    Rank top 5%; 4/ 152

  • American University, Washington, D.C.
    Completed curriculum for Masters of Science - Biology, 1992

  • University of California, Berkeley, California
    Bachelor of Arts – Biology, May, 1988

  • University of California, Los Angeles, California

Board Certification

  • Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon – September, 2005

Post Graduate Training

  • Palo Alto Sports Medicine Fellowship, Palo Alto, California
    Fellow in Sports Medicine, August 2001-August 2002
    Warren King, MD.

  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida
    Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1997 – June 2001)
    Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

  • University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida
    General Surgery Internship, July 1996 – June 1997
    Department of Surgery

Honors and Awards

  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1995
  • Resident Admissions Committee, 1998-2000 (Only resident member elected by residents and faculty)
  • Medical School Admissions Committee, 1994-1996 (Selected by Dean)
  • Donald W. Bussman Award, 1996Award for exemplary service
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education, 1995 (Selected by Dean)
  • Committee on Professional Conduct Code, 1995-1996 (Selected by Dean)
  • United States National Rugby Team, 1990
  • All American Rugby Selection, 1988
  • The National Collegiate Rugby Champions, 1988, Captain
  • University of California's Hugh Preston Leadership Award, 1988
  • UCLA’s Pac-10 Soccer Championship Team, 1983

Specialized Surgical Services

Hip Arthroscopy

  • 15 year innovator, surgicial instructor for Arthrex, developed labral reconstruction

Knee - Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Procedures

  • Single and combined ligament repair and reconstructions (ACL, PCL, LCL, MCL)
  • Meniscus repair and replacement procedures using human donor transplants,
  • Cartilage and bone reconstructions using human and biosynthetic materials
  • Minimally invasive single compartment joint replacement
  • Bone realignments (osteotomies)

Shoulder - Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstructions

  • Stabilizations for unstable shoulders
  • Cartilage (labral) Arthroscopic repairs
  • Muscle (Rotator Cuff and Biceps) Arthroscopic repairs
  • Fractures of the clavicle (collarbone)
  • Repair Separated Shoulders
  • Shoulder Replacements using Biological and Artificial procedures

Ankle - Arthroscopic Repair and Reconstructions

  • Ligament stabilizations
  • Achilles tendon repair
  • Cartilage and Bone Grafting procedures
  • Arthroscopic Ankle Fusion

Elbow - Arthroscopy and Reconstructive Surgery

  • Ligament stabilizations (UCL, LCL)
  • Ulnar nerve transposition
  • Biceps tendon repair
  • Tennis and Golfer's Elbow (lateral and medial epicondylitis)

Wrist - Arthroscopy and surgery

  • Endoscopic carpal tunnel release
  • TFCC repair
  • Fractures

Specialized Experience

University Orthopaedic Clinic, Decatur – Sandy Springs, Cumming, Georgia
January 13, 2014 – current

Excel Orthopaedics, Decatur – Stone Mountain, Georgia
2009 – January 10, 2014

South Coast Orthopaedics Associates, PC Coos Bay, Oregon
2007 – 2009

Comprehensive Orthopaedic Group, LLC, Cumming, Georgia
Co-Founder, August 2001 to 2007

  • Team Physician - Bannaker High School Soccer, Cumming, Georgia
  • Team Physician - Bannaker High School Football, Cumming, Georgia
  • Team Physician - Forsyth Central High School Soccer, Cumming, Georgia
  • Team Physician- U-19 United States National Rugby Team. 2003 World Cup, Venice, Italy

Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto, California
Team Physician, August 2001-August 2002

  • Oakland Raiders Football Team (Assistant)
  • San Jose Sharks Hockey Team (Assistant).
  • United States National Rugby Team
  • College of San Mateo Athletics
  • Pre-Participation Physicals for San Jose Sharks Hockey Team
  • Pre-participation Physicals for Oakland Raiders Football team
  • NFL combine physician 2002
  • East-West Shrine Game Team Physician 2002

Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Miami, Florida
Emergency Room Attending, June 1998-June 2001

Health South, Coral Gables, Florida
Team Physician, June 1997-June 2001

  • Jackson High School
  • Florida International University
  • Pre-participation physicals Miami-Dade County Athletics

Lombardi Cancer Institute, Washington, D.C.
Laboratory Technician, 1991-1992

  • Laboratory technician under Dr. M. Jung studying oncogenes in various cell lines

The American University, Washington, D.C.
Laboratory Technician, 1991-1992

  • Technician studying gap junction electrical coupling in Xenopus frog neuritis


  • Fox News Contributor/Special Guest Offers expert analysis on healthcare topics.

  • Northside Hospital, Women First Treatment and Management of Arthritis.  
    May 9, 2005

  • National athletic trainers association, annual meeting, Posterior cruciate ligament and posterior lateral corner injuries of the knee, 2006

  • Florida Orthopaedic SocietyAnnual Meeting, The safe use of allograft tissue, 2004

  • Hawaii orthoapedic society Annual Meeting, Large allograft oats, Clostridium infection in allograft tissue, 2001


  • Docs 4 Patient Care, Executive Board Member
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • Medical Association of Georgia
  • American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America

Research and Publications

Comprehensive Orthopaedic Group, Cumming, Georgia

  • Raise The Bar on Patient Care. North Fulton Living Magazine, May 2005
  • Barbour SA, King W: The safe and effective use of Allograft. Insall Scott –Surgery of the knee. 3rd ed. in publication
  • Reviewer for The American Journal of Sports Medicine, 2004 to Present
Palo Alto Medical Foundation, palo alto, California
  • Barbour SA, King W: Current concepts-The safe and effective use of allograft: An Update.Am J Sports Med.31:5, 791-797. 2003

American University, Washington, D.C.
Research included:

  • Gap junctions in Xenopus frog neurites
  • Electrotonic and Dicoupling between Xenopus Neurons and Muscle Cells During Synaptogenesis in Cell Culture

University of California, Berkley, California.

  • Studied muscarinic receptor development in the rat cerebral cortex under Dr. P. Timaris, 1986-1987
  • Sabbagh, M.;Samson, M. Delayed Muscarinic Receptor Development in Cerebral Cortex After Hypothyroidism: Potential for Rehabilitation. PHYSIOLOGIST 30:141, 1987

Sports Injuries Treatment
Physician & Staff & Procedure
Arthroscopic Hip Surgery
Multimedia Patient Education
Out of Town Patients
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