Playford, Scott A., MD


Scott A. Playford, MD, MBA

Board-Certified Family Medicine
Fellowship Trained, Sports Medicine





Main Office Number: 910-332-3800
Care Coordinator: 





2000 Brabham Ave, Suite 100
Jacksonville, NC 28546


  • Sports medicine
  • Concussion management
  • Muscle and joint injuries

M.D., Medical University of South Carolina
MBA, East Carolina University
B.S., College of Charleston


Family Medicine, Anderson Area Medical Center (Anderson, SC)


National Capital Consortium Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship


Board Certified, Family Medicine
Certificate of Added Qualifications in Sports Medicine
Credentialed ImPACT Consultant for Concussion Care

Professional Affiliations:

The American Association of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
The Eastern Orthopaedic Society and
The American College of Sports Medicine

Physician Profile:

Dr. Playford treats patients of all ages for sports, overuse and work injuries, including but not limited to the back, shoulder, hip, knee and ankle. Dr. Playford is one of only 14 Credentialed ImPACT Consultants for concussion care in North Carolina, and the only CIC physician east of I-95, according to ImPACT. 

Dr. Playford offers a unique, multidimensional approach to treatment by combining traditional sports medicine treatments with concussion management for athletes. He offers a full range of state-of-the-art treatments, including injections.

Dr. Playford was a physician in the U.S. Navy, and in addition to his medical education, he earned a Master of Business Administration at East Carolina University.

Dr. Playford is also known for his caring, listening approach, and his expertise in the athletic community. He is an active leader in local athletics as a member of the NC Boxing Commission and the Jacksonville-Onslow Sports Commission, serving as a physician for USA Boxing, as well as a consultant and team physician with Onslow County Schools. 

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