Scott Faucett, MD


Scott Faucett, MD, MS is an orthopedist and assistant professor with The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences.

He completed his undergraduate degree at Middlebury College in Vermont where he studied economics and chemistry, and also worked in emergency medical services specializing in technical and water rescues. He earned his medical degree at Dartmouth Medical School, where he also completed a Masters of Science degree in Health Care Policy & Leadership. He completed his orthopedics residency at Dartmouth, along with additional research in health policy, clinical epidemiology, and cost-effective decision analysis.

After his training in New Hampshire, Dr. Faucett was awarded a prestigious fellowship with Drs. Richard Steadman, Marc Philippon and Robert Laprade at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Faucett collaborated in leading edge research and trained in the newest techniques in hip arthroscopy, complex knee ligament surgery (ACL, PCL, FCL/LCL, PLC, MCL), cartilage preservation, restoration, and transplantation, and meniscal repairs and transplants, as well as shoulder, elbow, and ankle arthroscopy. He also was appointed as a team doctor to the United States Ski and Snowboard teams, and traveled with the men's and women's Olympic ski and snowboard teams.

Dr. Faucett's clinical interests in sports injuries of the knee and hip including knee ligament surgery (ACL/PCL/LCL/MCL) and cartilage repair and transplants as well as arthroscopic hip surgery, labral repair, femoraacetabular impingement, cartilage microfracture, tendon repair.

Dr. Faucett has many publications on hip fracture, ACL reconstruction, PCL reconstruction, Hip arthroscopy and Shoulder Arthroscopy.  He is an active reviewer for AJSM, and arthroscopy.