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Assistant Professor of Neurology/
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Chief, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Medical Director, Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center, James A. Haley Veterans Hospital

Division Director, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, USFMCOM

Contact Info
13000 Bruce B. Downs Blvd
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 972-7506
Fax: (813) 978-5852
Email: Steven.Scott@va.gov

Steven G. Scott, D.O.

General Rehabilitation
Assistant Professor


Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Osteopathic Hospital of Maine (Internship)
Residency: Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)


Clinical Interests:
• Rehabilitation Medicine.

Research Interests:
• Traumatic Brain Injury.

Board Certification(s)
• Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
• Spinal Cord Injury (American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)

• Polytrauma Rehabilitation

Selected Publications

Vanderploeg RD, Cooper DB, Belanger HG, Donnell AJ, Kennedy JE, Hopewell CA, Scott SG. Screening for Postdeployment conditions: Development and Cross-Validation of an Embedded Validity Scale in the Neurobehavioral Symptom inventory. J Head Trauma Rehabil. 2013. DOI: 10.1097/HTR.0b013e318281966e

Vanderploeg RD, Belanger HG, Horner RD, Spehar AM, Powell-Cope G, Luther SL, Scott SG. Health outcomes associated with military deployment: mild traumatic brain injury, blast, trauma, and combat associations in the Florida National Guard. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Nov;93(11):1887-95. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.05.024. Epub 2012 Jun 13. PubMed PMID: 22705240.

Jasiewicz J, Kearns W, Craighead J, Fozard JL, Scott S, McCarthy J Jr. Smart rehabilitation for the 21st century: the Tampa Smart Home for veterans with traumatic brain injury. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2011;48(8):vii-xviii. PubMed PMID: 22068378.

Cifu D, Hurley R, Peterson M, Cornis-Pop M, Rikli PA, Ruff RL, Scott SG, Sigford BJ, Silva KA, Tortorice K, Vanderploeg RD, Withlock W, Bowles A, Cooper D, Drake A, Engel C, Simmers Geckle L, Helmick K, Hoge C, Jaffee M, Labutta R, Ling G, Lowe L, Mims S, Orman DT, Solomon BE, Stone JM, Thomas K, Tolbert M, Williams CS, Francis J, Cassidy C, Klar A, Degenhardt E, Susskind O, Cohen J, Kasten JJ, Radcliff S, Schlenger WE, D'Erasmo M, Fishman R, Marko J. Management of Concussion/mTBI Working Group. VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. J Rehabil Res Dev. 2009;46(6):CP1-68. PubMed PMID: 20108447.

Sayer, NA, Cifu, D, McNamee, S, Chiros, CE, Sigford, BJ, Scott, SG, Lew, HL; “Rehabilitation Needs of Combat-Injured Service Member Admitted To The VA Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center: The Role Of PM&R In The Care Of Wounded Warriors”, The Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Jan. 2009.