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Lora Scott, MD, Program Director


Lora Scott is the program director of sports medicine at Dayton Children's. Dr. Scott grew up in Fayetteville, Arkansas and attended medical school at St Louis University.  She completed her residency at University of South Florida in general pediatrics and received her fellowship training at Cincinnati Children's in primary care sports medicine. Dr. Scott has worked with University of South Florida Bulls, University of Cincinnati Bearcats, Flying Pig Marathon, Dayton Juniors volleyball, Haunted Classic soccer toumament, Wright State athletics and Dayton Stealth hockey.  Dr. Scott is also a former swimmer/ triathlete until personally experiencing most of the injuries treated in sports medicine - including 2 concussions. She enjoys outdoor activities - camping, hiking, canoeing, swimming, beach, surfing, and SCUBA .

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education and training

  • medical school: Medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine
  • residency: Pediatrics at University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
  • fellowship: Primary care sports medicine at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
  • board certification: Board Certified Pediatrics, Certificate of Added Qualifications  Primary Care Sports Medicine

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I chose my specialty because...

I wanted to help children safely participate in exercise and activity, while managing their illnesses and injuries appropriately.

I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I wanted to work in a setting which sees children as a unique population of patients who cannot simply be treated as small adults.

Dayton Children's is special because...

Dayton Children's is big enough to provide excellent care to children with a variety of conditions, but small enough that you know colleagues in other departments who see the same patients.

ratings and reviews
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Dayton Survey

We appreciate Dr. Scott and have had positive experiences with her in the past. She was just hurried the other day.

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Dayton Survey

Awesome place

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Scott is great. She is down to earth and very easy to talk to and she really understands athletes. [...]

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Dayton Survey

Very thoughoral took time to explain the process to us.

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