Dr. Graham then traveled to the prestigious Cleveland Clinic for further training with a Fellowship in Sports Medicine. During his Fellowship, he was the Team Physician and Orthopedic Consultant for the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers and the WNBA’s Cleveland Rockers. He worked at the NFL Combines evaluating players for the NFL Draft process along with Rookie and Veterans Camps.
During his training, Dr. Graham has published many research articles in peer reviewed journals, has presented Nationally and Internationally his work and has received notable awards for his work in Sports Medicine research.
Dr. Graham has been the team physician for Santa Margarita Catholic High School Athletics for many years and continues to care for and treat athletes as a Sports Medicine Specialist for nearly all the regional high schools and colleges in both North and South Orange County. He is the Medical Director of Athletics for Concordia University and is the Program Director for Athletic Training at the University.
Dr. Graham is our Sports Medicine specialist, providing advanced and minimally invasive care for all sports medicine injuries. He specializes in knee and shoulder arthroscopy, minimally invasive surgery, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) treatments and Cartilage Restoration and Reconstruction.
Dr. Graham Receives Subspecialty Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
Scott Graham MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon for South County Orthopedic Specialists, has recently added to his credentials by receiving Subspecialty Certification in Orthopedic Sports Medicine. This certification means he is one of the few Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeons who has achieved the highest level of proficiency in Sports Medicine as defined by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.
The requirements to take the rigorous Orthopedic Sports Medicine Certification examination are submission of surgical and nonsurgical cases of specific sports injuries in addition to peer recommendations. The nationwide examination was given last November, and Dr. Graham was recently notified that he has successfully passed the test.
“Board certification is an important yardstick to determine the quality of a practicing physician, and I have been board certified in Orthopedic Surgery since 2003. This Subspecialty Certification denotes proficiency in the specialized area of Sports Medicine within Orthopedics. Becoming Subspecialty Boarded was a natural extension of my 10+ years of working with professional, Olympic, collegiate and high school athletes.”
Dr. Graham included in OCMA ‘Top Doctors”
Dr. Graham was selected as one of the Orange County Medical Associations” Top Doctors of 2013 in Orthopedic Surgery as seen in Orange Coast Magazine Jan 2013.
Scott Graham, M.D. Named to Physicans of Excellence 2014 List
Every year the Orange County Medical Association (OCMA) conducts an extensive survey of the region’s top doctors in a wide range of medical fields. The goal of the OCMA’s list is to provide patients with the names of the best doctors who are known as some of the most accomplished and caring. Each physician is rated on the leadership they demonstrate, the teaching and mentoring they provide, the research they conduct and the humanitarian efforts to which they are committed. This year, the OCMA named 425 doctors in 61 specialties to its Physicians of Excellence list. Dr. Graham was named to the 2014 list in the area of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine. This is the second year in a row Dr. Graham has been honored.
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Dr Graham is the best. My experience with him has been outstanding and he is my go to orthopedic doctor.
~ Juan L ~
I had an ACL reconstruction and a repair to my bucket handle tear meniscus. Dr. Graham did an amazing job. I am 7 months post surgery and feel just about as good as I did before the injury already! Could not recommend Dr. Graham more.
~ Kaitlyn C ~
Dr. Graham was very up front about my knee surgery and told me what to expect during and after the procedure. He kept in contact with me through out the recovery process. He was very caring and thoughtful. I have another surgery scheduled with him next month. Torn Rotator cuff. Excellent Doctor.
~ John A ~
Dr. Scott Graham is the best orthopedic surgeon I've ever seen. He is incredible and highly professional in his field of expertise. He has a wonderful nice personality and very patient. He is awesome and I would definitely recommend him to anyone who needs help in this field.
~ Masoumeh A ~
Dr. Graham is the very best! I trust him completely. I fractured my tibia plateau in 2021. He said I didn’t have to have surgery which is surprising advice from a surgeon. It healed just fine without surgery.
~ Vivian M ~
Dr. Graham is kind and efficient and answered all my questions after reviewing the x-rays and performing some diagnostic tests on my knee. He is very straightforward. Since it was an injury that will heal on its own, he referred me to a PT as I do various sports including running. The referral was q...
~ Shannon ~
Dr. Graham did a great job on my knee surgery. He is professional, efficient and very experienced. Explained everything and provided all the options, highly recommend.
~ Erika C ~
As a football coach for 45 years, I have known some of the finest orthopedic surgeons in California. Dr. Scott Graham is second to none! He is intelligent, caring, informed, and a spectacular surgeon. I have had players return from his surgery, stronger and more flexible than ever. His follow-throug...
~ Harry W ~
Dr Graham repaired my rotator cuff and my wife’s also about 3 years ago. He was honest with us and told us what to expect. Our surgery went great and we are both pain free with full range of motion. Recently I went to him for a knee injury for consultation and he looked at the MRI and assessed my ...
~ Paul R ~
Dr Graham was personable, very knowledgeable and thorough. I had a torn meniscus. He explained my options carefully and encouraged physical therapy before considering surgery. Now I am happily playing Pickleball without surgery.
His staff was great too!
~ Barbara M ~