Dr. Scott Powell is an Orthopedic Surgeon with offices in Burbank and Santa Monica, specializing in sports medicine, knee surgery, shoulder surgery, elbow surgery, and arthroscopic surgery. Orthopedic injury to any part of the body can be painful and restrict an active lifestyle, and bone, muscle, tendon or joint cartilage may be involved. Dr. Scott Powell is an expert in diagnosing and treating injuries to the upper and lower extremities, such as the shoulder, elbow, hip, knee and ankle.
Dr. Powell employs new, state-of-the art minimally invasive techniques utilizing innovative arthroscopic technologies to enhance healing and minimize pain. These techniques, including arthroscopic shoulder, knee and elbow surgery under local anesthesia, with nerve block and sedation, platelet rich plasma and joint lubrication injections, and fat-derived stem cell injections allow patients to recover more quickly with less discomfort. The Burbank office features an extremity MRI for patient comfort and convenience. Dr. Powell teaches these techniques to his colleagues at meetings in the United States, Europe, Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Kenya, Canada and Cuba. He has published chapters and articles in leading peer-reviewed journals.