Dr. Scott Ellsworth, Shoulder & Elbow Surgeon, Joins Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics
To meet the growing demand for orthopedic care in and around Kansas City, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics is proud to announce that Scott
Ellsworth, M.D., has joined the practice. As a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and elbow conditions, Dr. Ellsworth joins nearly 20 physicians at Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics who are dedicated to delivering excellence in patient care.
Dr. Ellsworth recently returned to the Kansas City area after completing his fellowship in shoulder and elbow surgery at Washington University in St. Louis. Prior to his fellowship, he earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston before completing his orthopedic surgery internship and residency at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Although he did not grow up on the Midwest, Dr. Ellsworth says he has long been drawn to this area because of its “good values and good people,” and he is very excited to be back in the community with his family. Learn more about Dr. Ellsworth in the video below:
For athletes, non-athletes and workers’ compensation patients alike, Dr. Ellsworth’s practice focuses on diagnosis and treatment of shoulder and elbow conditions. Some of the most common procedures he performs include:
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Rotator cuff repair
- Biceps tendon repair
- Labral repair
- Total shoulder arthroplasty (also known as total shoulder replacement) – primary and reverse
- Fracture repair (shoulder and elbow)
- Treatment of sports injuries to the shoulder and elbow
- Treatment of work-related injuries to the shoulder and elbow
Conditions he most commonly treats include:
- Throwing injuries and other sports injuries of the shoulder, elbow, and upper arm
- Rotator cuff tears
- Shoulder impingement and bursitis
- Shoulder instability
- Shoulder arthritis
- Shoulder separations and dislocations
- Clavicle and acromioclavicular (AC) joint injuries
- Elbow fractures
- Elbow instability
- Elbow arthritis
- Tennis elbow
- Golfer’s elbow
- Bicep injuries
“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Ellsworth to our family of physicians,” said Brian Stewart, Director of Business Development for Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics. “Our top priority is our patients and ensuring they have the best experience and outcome possible. Adding Scott to our team moves us closer to achieving that mission. He’s a great surgeon, super person and terrific father. We feel very fortunate to have him on board.”
Dr. Ellsworth will begin seeing patients on Aug. 19. Patients can begin scheduling appointments now by using the online scheduling system or by calling 913-319-7600. And, while a referral from a primary care physician or other provider is not required, physicians can refer a patient to Dr. Ellsworth by faxing the patient’s name, birthdate and insurance information to 913-253-1707. Case managers and others can refer workers’ compensation cases by calling 913-319-7684 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics
For nearly 100 years, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics has provided high-quality orthopedic care. Our patient care team includes board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons and physiatrists, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, durable medical equipment specialists and more. With two convenient locations in Leawood and Kansas City, Dickson-Diveley Orthopaedics offers surgical and non-surgical treatment options across all subspecialties of orthopedic medicine.