Dr. Scott was born and raised in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Although he received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Harding College in Searcy, Arkansas, he returned to Mississippi for medical school and earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Mississippi, Jackson in May, 1984. He then completed a Pediatric Residency program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, also in Jackson, 1987.
As a young pediatrician, Dr. Scott practiced medicine in Mississippi for the next six years, and then moved to Alabama where he joined a local pediatric practice, landing at Dothan Pediatric Clinic in May 1995.
Dr. Scott is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics. He is a proud member of the Alabama Academy of Pediatrics.