Scott Sorenson, MD Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Scott Sorenson, M.D., is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon providing general orthopedic surgery care including shoulder, knee and ankle sports injuries, hip and knee replacement surgery, hip and knee preservation surgery, scoliosis surgery and pediatric fracture management and deformity correction.
Dr. Sorenson graduated from the University of Utah School of Medicine. He completed orthopedic surgery residency at Penn State Hershey Medical Center and a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Atlanta’s Scottish Rite hospital, one of the nation’s busiest trauma, spinal deformity and sports medicine centers.
After fellowship he worked as an Assistant Professor at the Penn State Department of Orthopedic Surgery, where as a faculty member he received high marks as an outstanding instructor for orthopedic surgery residents and medical students. He also received awards for patient satisfaction scores in/above the 99th percentile nationally. Subsequently he worked at the Andrew’s Institute Children’s Health Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Center in Plano, TX where he served as the Chief of Orthopedics immediately prior to moving to Wyoming. He is now proud to partner with Dr. Israelsen in performing hip and knee arthroplasty at the only Blue Cross/Blue Shield Center of Distinction for joint replacement surgery in the state.
Uniquely, Dr. Sorenson is the only orthopedic surgeon that is fellowship trained in pediatric orthopedic surgery that resides in the state of Wyoming. This additional training allows him to treat clubfeet, hip dysplasia, scoliosis and other congenital deformities that would otherwise necessitate long distance travel for local families.
Dr. Sorenson has been the team physician for large high school football and lacrosse teams. He is accustomed to being on the sidelines during peak sport seasons working with athletic trainers and treating sports injuries.
Dr. Sorenson has a special understanding for orthopedic patients as he has had numerous lower extremity surgeries to treat a congenital limb deformity. He is dedicated to improving their ability to participate in sports and other physical activities.
He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine, and the AOA Emerging Leaders. His research has been published in various orthopedic journals.
In his free time, he enjoys outdoor activities such as boating, hiking and mountain biking. His hobbies also include guitar playing and quartet singing. His five children are heavily involved in youth sports so when he is not working, he is usually at a sporting event with his wife cheering for them. He speaks English and German.