Doctor Profile

Scott R. McGarvey

Scott McGarvey

Twin Cities Orthopedics, PA
4010 W 65th Street
Edina, MN 55435-4549


Minnesota (MN)

Orthopaedic Surgery; Sports Medicine

Orthopaedic Surgery

Sports Medicine


Practice Overview

Scott R. McGarvey, MD is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in disorders of the foot and ankle. Dr. McGarvey treats patients of all ages and specializes in deformity reconstruction, sports medicine, foot and ankle trauma, arthritis and ankle joint replacement surgery. He has performed over 8,000 bunionectomy surgeries during his 29 years of practice.

When outside of the clinic, Dr. McGarvey is a father to three active daughters. For the past 15 years Dr. McGarvey has coached youth sports and has taken a grass roots approach to promoting women’s athletics. He played an integral role in founding and directing a local girls youth hockey program, which started in the late 1990’s and now consists of over 300 participants.

In this ever changing medical environment, Dr. McGarvey’s practice philosophy remains founded on his training at the Mayo Clinic.

“The best interest of the patient is the only interest to be considered.” –Dr. Will Mayo


Dr. McGarvey earned his medical degree from the Mayo Medical School, completed his orthopedic residency at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, and performed his postgraduate Foot and Ankle Fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic. He practices at Twin Cities Orthopedics, located in Edina. 

Professional Affiliations and Memberships

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
American Medical Association
Minnesota Medical Association
Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
Doctors Mayo Society
Mayo Alumni Association

Published In:

Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Top Doctors 2019
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine’s Top Doctors 2018
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors 2017
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Top Doctors 2016
Mpls.St.Paul Magazine Super Doctors 2015
Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors 2014
Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors 2013
Mpls.St.Paul Super Doctors 2012

About Scott McGarvey

Medical School: Mayo Medical School

Graduation Year: 1983

Professional Webpage:

Honors and Awards:

Top Doctor: Voted a Top Orthopedic Surgeon by his peers in Mpls/St. Paul magazine (2000-2005, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)

Voted Best Orthopedic Surgeon: Sun Newspapers Readers Choice Award (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)

Special Licenses/Certifications:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery: Board Certified (1991, 2001, 2010)
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic (1989)
Fellowship: Foot and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery, Mayo Clinic (1988)

Professional Activity:

Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota Department of Orthopedic Surgery (1990-1998)
Associate Editor, Foot and Ankle International (1990-2001)
Medical Director, Minnesota Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Center Fairview (1989-2000)
Board of Directors, Minnesota Orthopedic Society, (1996-2001)

Community Service:

Founder and Director, Edina Girls Hockey Association (1999-2011)


Bunion Reconstructive Surgery

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