Scott D. McKay, MD

Department or Service


  • Texas Medical Center
  • West Campus
  • Specialty Care



Orthopedic Surgery

Phone: 832-227-7678 (West) | 832-822-3100 (Main) | 281-494-7010 (Sugar Land)
Fax: 832-825-9335 (W) | 832-825-9019 (M)

Contact Information

Texas Children's Hospital - West Campus
18200 Katy Freeway, 5th Floor
Houston, TX 77094
United States

Texas Children's Hospital - Main Campus
6701 Fannin Street, 8th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States

Texas Children's Specialty Care Sugar Land
15400 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX 77478
United States

Attending Physician, Texas Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine


School Education Degree Year
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia fellowship Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery 2011
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics residency Orthopaedic Surgery 2010
Baylor College of Medicine medical school Doctor of Medicine 2005


Scott McKay is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in sports injury care and arthroscopy.  He believes in shared decision making with his patients and their families when developing a customized treatment plan for their particular condition.  
He is has given multiple lectures at the state, national, and international level on multiple topics in pediatric orthopaedic surgery. He was one of 3 traveling fellows to South America through the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) in 2017.  He is also an active participant on multiple research interest groups in the Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine (PRiSM) society.
He is a certified bilingual health care provider at Texas Children's Hospital (Spanish), and enjoys regular volunteer pediatric orthopaedic service in Latin America.

Texas Children’s Hospital: Medically Speaking

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Organization Name Role
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Fellow
Arthroscopy Association of North America Active Member
Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Active Member
Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine (PRISM) Member
Texas Orthopaedic Association Member, Co-Program Director 2016 Annual Meeting

Selected Publications

McKay SD, Dolan LA, Morcuende JA. Treatment results of late-relapsing idiopathic clubfoot previously treated with the Ponseti method. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2012 Jun;32(4):406-11.

McKay SD, Chen C, Rosenfeld S. Orthopedic perspective on selected pediatric and adolescent knee conditions. Pediatric Radiology 2013;43 Suppl 1:S99-S106. 

Beck NA, Ganley TJ, McKay SD, et al. T-condylar fractures of the distal humerus in children: does early motion affect final range of motion? Journal of Child Orthopedics 2014;8(2):161-165. 

Glover CD, Paek JS, Patel N, Manyang P, McKay SD, Watcha M. Postoperative pain and the use of ultrasound-guided regional analgesia in pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B. 2015;24(3):178-183. 

Bernstein DT, Chen C, Zhang W, McKay SD. National Trends in Operative Treatment of Pediatric Fractures in the Ambulatory Setting. Orthopedics 2015;38(10):e869-e873. 


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