Scott Wingerter, MD, PhD

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Meet Dr. Scott Wingerter, an orthopedic surgeon with the Kansas City Orthopedic Alliance who specializes in joint preservation and joint replacement surgery. His goal is getting patients back to enjoying life and remaining active, whether they are a dedicated athlete, weekend warrior, or trying to keep up with the grandkids.

Areas of Specialty

  • Degenerative conditions of the hip and knee, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis
  • Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
  • Labral tears of the hip
  • Avascular necrosis
  • Total joint replacement (knee and hip)
  • Partial joint replacement (knee and hip)


Joint Preservation, Resurfacing, and Replacement, Washington University, St. Louis, MO


Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

Education / Doctor of Medicine

Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY

Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School in the Clinical Health Sciences, Jackson, MS

Professional Roles

Assistant Professor, University of Missouri-Kansas City Department of Orthopedic Surgery


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  • Southern Orthopaedic Association
  • Mid-America Orthopaedic Association

Awards / Recognitions

  • Elected member of The Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery (SAJS)

I always want to make sure you understand what is causing your pain so that we can come up with the best possible treatment options together.

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Fun Fact

Dr. Wingerter was a member of the University of Georgia Crew team and would love to get out rowing again

More About Dr. Wingerter

Dr. Wingerter joined the practice in 2013.

He grew up mostly in Georgia and was there through college. He moved to New York for medical school, but eventually made his way south for his residency, where he also completed his PhD.

Dr. Wingerter met his wife while they were both residents in Mississippi. She was born and raised in Kansas City, so they decided to start their careers here after he completed his fellowship in St. Louis.

Outside of Work

The majority of Dr. Wingerter’s life outside of work is focused on his family and their ever-increasing activities. He has a beautiful wife and 2 amazing daughters, and he loves all of their time together. When he finds time to himself outside of his daughters’ activities, Dr. Wingerter enjoys getting out golfing whenever he can. He is also always looking for new travel spots and looking forward to our next vacation.