Dr. Leon Scott is a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner in Saint Louis, MO. As a Sports Medicine Family Practitioner, Dr. Scott is trained to assess, diagnose, prevent, and treat sports injuries in patients of all ages, and refer those patients to further services if needed. Sports Medicine Family Practitioners must complete specialized training in order to help each patient maximize function and improve quality of life.
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