Nicholas Scott, MD – Scottsdale Pain Management Doctor

Dr-Nick-Scott-Final Dr. Nicholas Scott is double board-certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and pain medicine. Dr. Scott currently practices at our Scottsdale clinic.

Education

July 2011-June 2012

Fellowship

PAIN MANAGEMENT (ACGME-Accredited)

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Dept. of Anesthesiology and Pain Management

July 2009-June 2011

Residency

PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX

Dept. of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

July 2007-June 2009

University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio

San Antonio, TX

Dept. of Rehabilitation

July 2003-May 2007

Medical School

Doctor of Medicine

University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL

June 2002

Undergraduate Education

Bachelor of Science summa cum laude

University of California Davis, Davis, CA

Skills/Capabilities

  • C/T/L epidural steroid injections
  • EMG/Nerve conduction studies
  • C/T/L facet joint/MBB injections
  • Full range of nerve blocks
  • Pharmacologic management of pain
  • Work-related pain and injury
  • Sacroiliac joint injections
  • Sports injury
  • Radiofrequency ablations
  • Musculoskeletal PM&R
  • Peripheral joint injections
  • General PM&R
  • Trigger point injections
  • Spinal cord stimulator trial and implantation
  • Discography

Language Skills

English – Native language
Spanish – Medical proficiency

Awards

  • PM&R Medical Student of the Year – UMSOM – 2006-2007
  • Medical School Trustee’s Scholarship – UMSOM – 7/2003-5/2007
  • Regent’s Scholarship – UC Davis – 9/2000-6/2002
  • Dean’s Honor List – UC Davis – 9/2000-6/2002
  • Black Belt (Shodan), Judo, Chuka Yudanshaki – 4/2000
  • Captain/All-American/Scholastic All-CIF Selection H.S. Wrestling Team – 2/1997
  • High School Wrestling Team League Champions – 2/1997
  • Eagle Scout, Troop 302 – 10/1996

Work Experience

  • Post Graduate Researcher I, UCD School of Medicine 7/2002-7/2003
  • Dept. of Neurological Surgery Davis, California
  • Research Assistant, UCD School of Medicine 6/2001-6/2002
  • Dept. of Neurological Surgery Davis, California
  • Student Volunteer, Neuroscience Clinic UCD Medical Center 1/2001-3/2001
  • Student Volunteer, Cast Room UCD Medical Center 9/2000-1/2000
  • Transporter/Orderly, Radiology Dept.
  • Kaweah Delta District Hospital Visalia, California 6/1997-8/2000

Volunteer Experience

  • San Antonio Rock N Roll Marathon November 2008
  • Summer Games of Texas July 2008
  • MSA Medical Mission, Dominican Republic March 2007
  • MSA Medical Mission, Dominican Republic March 2006
  • Medi-Share Program, Little Haiti Fundraiser April 2005
  • MSA Medical Mission, Dominican Republic March 2005
  • Florida Keys Health Fair January 2005
  • Florida City Health Fair October 2004
  • Florida Keys Health Fair January 2004
  • Tamiami Health Fair October 2003
  • UC Davis Judo Club 2000-01

 Presentations

  • Randomized Placebo-Controlled Study Evaluating, December 2011
  • Lateral Branch Radiofrequency Denervation for Sacroiliac
  • Joint Pain
  • Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis, October 2011
  • Chronic Use of Opiods and the Endocrine System, September 2011
  • Interlaminar versus Transforaminal Epidural Injections for the Treatment of Symptomatic Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniations, September 2011
  • Anatomy of Celiac and Hypogastric Plexuses, July 2011
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, June 2011
  • Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury with Predominant Posterior Column Loss due to Spinal Arachnoid Cyst: A Case Report, May 2011
  • Neurogenic Bowel, December 2010
  • Cerebral Palsy, September 2009
  • Medical Complications of Traumatic Brain Injury, February 2009

Conferences

November 2011 – Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury with Predominant Posterior Column Loss due to Spinal Arachnoid Cyst: A Case Report. American Association of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Orlando, FL.

January 2006 –  Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy, International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) Conference, San Jose, CA.

May 2004 –  Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy: A Pilot Study. Abstract, American Association of Neurological Surgeons Conference, Orlando, FL.

April 2003 –  Using Intraoperative Neuronavigational Imaging to Advance Tissue Banking and Investigation: A Novel Multidisciplinary Approach. American Association of Neurological Surgeons Conference, San Diego, CA.

December 2002 –Fluorescent Labeling of Hippocampal Cells in Kindled Rats, American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA.

Research

Successful Treatment of Neuropathic Pain in Waldenstrom’s Macroglobulinemia with Spinal Cord Stimulation: A Case Report, T Zhu, N Scott, E Kanil. (poster) American Pain Society, New Orleans, LA, May 2013.

Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy, E Zusman, M Sidhu, V Coon, N Scott, S Bisland, T Tsukamoto, (abstract), International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE), Volume 6139, February 2006.

Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy: A Pilot Study, Zusman EE, Coon VC, Scott N, Carter K.  (poster) American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Orlando, FL, May 2004.

Advancing Epilepsy Tissue Banking Using Image Fusion and Intraoperative Neuronavigation: A Resource for the Future, E Zusman, V Coon, J Gregg, M SB Edwards, L Lee, N Scott (abstract) Epilepsia 2003, 44 Suppl. 19:73, April 2003.

Using Intraoperative Neuronavigational Imaging to Advance Tissue Banking and Investigation: A Novel Multidisciplinary Approach, V. Coon, J. Gregg,  N. Scott,  K. Carter,  P. Hoffman, E. Zusman, (poster), American Association of Neurological Surgeons Conference, San Diego, CA. April 2003.

Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy:  Behavioral Analysis,  N. Scott, V. Coon,  K. Carter, G. Vicente, B. Edwards, E. Zusman, (abstract), Epilepsia  Vol. 43, Suppl. 7:215, December 2002.

Fluorescent Labeling of Hippocampal Cells in Kindled Rats, G. Li, V. Coon, N. Scott, K. Carter, M. Hawk, K. Ravindranath, E. Zusman, (poster), American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. December 2002.

Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy:  Behavioral Analysis, N. Scott, V. Coon,  K. Carter, G. Vicente, B. Edwards, E. Zusman, (poster), American Epilepsy Society Annual Conference, Seattle, WA. December 2002.

Photodynamic Therapy for Epilepsy:  Behavioral Analysis, (Honors Thesis), graduated with Highest Honors from UC Davis, June 2002.

Certifications/Memberships

  • Board-certified, physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Board-certified, pain medicine
  • ACLS certified
  • Membership, AAPM&R