Scott A. Playford, M.D.
At Onslow Primary Care, Scott Playford, MD, specializes in sports medicine. Dr. Playford sees patients of all ages for sports-related injuries, providing evaluation and treatment for joint and muscle problems and coordinating surgical services as needed. Dr. Playford treats pain and injuries to muscles, bones and joints, including but not limited to the back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle. His relationship with local orthopedic surgery provider EC Ortho means sports-injury patients have access to the highest quality surgical care in the area.
Dr. Playford is board-certified in family medicine and fellowship-trained with CAQ in sports medicine. A native of Anderson, SC, he is a graduate of the College of Charleston and the Medical University of South Carolina, both in Charleston, SC. Dr. Playford completed his family medicine internship and residency at Anderson Area Medical Center in Anderson, SC, and a fellowship in primary care sports medicine at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD.
In addition to providing services through Onslow Primary Care and Sports Medicine, Dr. Playford also sees patients five days a week at Onslow Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center through its newly expanded sports medicine program. The program expansion signals yet another advance in patient care at OMH and firmly anchors the Rehabilitation Center’s reputation as a place of energy, health, wellness and function.
Dr. Playford has also recently been designated a Credentialed ImPACT Consultant for concussion care. The designation makes Dr. Playford one of only 14 CIC providers in North Carolina, and the only CIC physician east of I-95, according to ImPACT. Click here to learn more.