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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Scott Southard is Good. Dr. Southard has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Scott Southard, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)

Education & Awards

Dr. Southard graduated from University of Nevada, Reno. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2014)
Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area (2014)
Greater Sacarmento
Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Southard has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Carson Valley 
  • Carson Tahoe Regional Medical Center 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Scott Wilson Southard MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 30 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Scott W. Southard practice?
Dr. Scott Southard has 2 office locations.
Dr. Scott Southard practices Orthopaedic Surgery near South Lake Tahoe, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Gardnerville, NV.
See South Lake Tahoe Surgeons.