Scott Burgess, MD

Scott Burgess, MDDr. Burgess has specialty fellowship training in hand and microsurgery through the Mary S. Stern Foundation and the University of Cincinnati in Ohio.  He is engaged in ongoing research and has had several national publications. Dr. Burgess teaches both orthopaedic and plastic surgery residents as clinical faculty of Michigan State University’s Department of Surgery. He was part of the OAM team that traveled to Haiti to help with earthquake relief in 2010 and has done additional medical mission trips since. His hobbies include camping, water sports, fishing, running, triathlons and reading.

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Hospital Affiliations

  • OAM Surgery Center at MidTowne
  • University of Michigan Health – West
  • Southwest Surgical Center


  • Medical – Wayne State University School of Medicine (Detroit, Mich.) M.D., 2000
  • Undergraduate – Hope College (Holland, Mich.), B.A., 1995

Board Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


  • Fellowship – Mary S. Stern (Cincinnati, OH), Hand and Microsurgery, 2005-2006
  • Residency – University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, NC), Orthopaedic Surgery, 2000- 2005

Certifications / Memberships

  • American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Michigan Orthopaedic Society
  • Kent County Medical Society

Honors & Awards

  • University of North Carolina Resident of the Year, Wake Medical Center, 2005
  • Wayne State University School of Medicine, Alpha Omega Alpha (Junior), 1999
  • Lyle E. Heavner Memorial Scholarship, 1998
  • Alumni Scholars Endowment Fund Scholarship, 1997
  • Comprehensive Honors: Years I, II, and III, 1997-1999
  • Hope College Academic All-American Honorable Mention – Swimming, 1995
  • Hope College Distinguished Scholar Award, 1991-1995
  • Hope College Dean’s List 1992-1995