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June 20, 2017
Jeffrey Webster, MD
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Scott Whitlow, MD

Specialties: Foot & Ankle

Fellowship: Foot & Ankle Surgery—Steadman Clinic

Residency: University of California, Davis Medical Center

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Scott Whitlow, MD

Specialties: Foot & Ankle

Fellowship: Foot & Ankle Surgery—Steadman Clinic

Residency: University of California, Davis

Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine

Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Whitlow received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his orthopedic residency at UC Davis in Sacramento, California, with an emphasis on sports, trauma, and foot and ankle surgery. His subspecialty training in foot and ankle surgery included a one-year fellowship with Dr. Thomas Clanton, M.D. at the Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Whitlow is a candidate member of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS).

Dr. Whitlow joined Reno Orthopedic Clinic in 2015. His lifelong emphasis on cultivating positive, interactive relationships has embodied and enlivened his orthopedic and medical practice throughout his career. He proactively works with all of his patients to determine and reach their best possible outcome. In this same spirit, Dr. Whitlow has served on many orthopedic, medical, and community care teams in making a contribution to local and international communities and is a physician with the US Ski Team.

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Patient Testimonials

Very personable and straightforward

Dr. Whitlow was great. Very personable and straightforward and very easy to understand. Paperwork was straightforward as well and easy to understand. Facility is very clean and kept up well. Every staff member that I came into contact with was pleasant, friendly and outgoing. Thank you for your time.

Whitlow rocked!

Whitlow rocked!! Best experience at the ROC thus far. I appreciated everything about him and would recommend him to friends. Despite being busy, I didn’t feel like he was pressed for time or didn’t have time for us. He was kind and compassionate to my two year old son. Thank you Dr. Whitlow!!


Scott Whitlow MD and his team of providers and support staff are excellent. I would definitely use them again and would recommend them to my friends and family

Highly recommend

Dr. Whitlow is excellent. I never felt hurried, he answered all of my questions and was comfortable to talk to. I’ve been in healthcare for 30 years and would highly recommend him.

Great surgeon

Great surgeon who took fabulous care of my daughter’s broken ankle.

Publications - Scott Whitlow, MD

Journal & Educational Publications

Whitlow S, Williams B, Turnbull T, Saroki A, LaPrade R, Clanton TO. The ankle syndesmosis: a biomechanical analysis of the individual ligament contributions to rotational syndesmotic stability. SUBMITTED FOR FUTURE PUBLICATION.

Clanton TO, Whitlow S, Williams B, Turnbull T, Saroki A, LaPrade R. Repair of the syndesmosis: a biomechanical analysis of three current techniques. SUBMITTED FOR FUTURE PUBLICATION.

Clanton TO, Johnson N, Waldrop N, Whitlow S. Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Sports Medicine 5; Athletic Foot and Ankle Injuries. ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION. Rosemont, IL: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; scheduled for October 2015 issue.

Whitlow S, Clanton TO. Ankle arthritis in association with partial foot amputation – an update. 2015 internet publication, STARTM Case Studies: STAR™ Ankle

Giza E, Whitlow S, Williams B, Acevedo J, Mangone P, Haytmanek C, Curry E, Turnbull T, LaPrade R, Wijdicks C, Clanton TO. Biomechanical analysis of suture anchor augmented arthroscopic Brostrom repair.  Foot Ankle Int. 2015;36(7):836-841

Antkowiak T, Ferkel R, Sullivan M, Kreulen C, Giza E, Whitlow S. Rehabilitation after Cartilage Reconstruction. Van Dijk CN, Kennedy J, eds. Osteochondral Defects of the Talus: Diagnosis, Planning, Treatment, and Rehabilitation. New York: Springer Heidelberg; 2014.

Carpenter AC, Yang-Iott KS, Chao LH, Nuskey B, Whitlow S, Alt FW, Bassing CH. Assembled DJb complexes influence TCRb chain selection and peripheral Vb repertoire. J Immunol. 2009;182(9):5586-95

Bassing CH, Whitlow S, Mostoslovasky R, Yang K, Ranganath S, Alt FW. Vb cluster sequences reduce the frequency of primary Vb2 and Vb14 rearrangements. Eur. J. Immunol. 2008;38(9):2564-2572.


Rooney S, Sekiguchi J, Whitlow S, Eckersdoff M, Manis JP, Lee C, Ferguson D, Alt FW. Artemis and p53 cooperate to suppress oncogenic N-myc amplification in progenitor B cells. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.  2004;101(8):2410-2415.

Dudley DD, Sekiguchi J, Zhu C, Sadofsky MJ, Whitlow S, DeVido J, Monroe RJ, Bassing CH, Alt FW. Impaired V(D)J recombination and lymphocyte development in core RAG-1 expressing mice. J. Exp. Med. 2003;198(9):1439-1450.

Rooney S, Alt FW, Lombard D, Whitlow S, Eckersdoff M, Fleming J, Fugmann S, Ferguson D, Schatz D, Sekiguchi J. Defective DNA repair and increased genomic instability in Artemis-deficient murine cells. J. Exp. Med. 2003;197(5):553-565.

Rooney S, Sekiguchi J, Zhu C, Cheng HL, Manis J, Whitlow S, DeVido J, Foy D, Lombard D, Alt F.W.  Leaky scid phenotype associated with defective V(D)J coding end processing in Artemis-deficient mice. Molecular Cell. 2002;10(6):1379-1390.

Bassing CH, Chua KF, Sekiguchi J, Suh H, Whitlow SR, Fleming JC, Monroe BC, Ciccone DN, Yan C, Vlasakova K, Livingston DM, Ferguson DO, Scully R, Alt FW. Increased ionizing radiation sensitivity and genomic instability in the absence of histone H2AX. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA.2002;99(12):8173-8178.

Sekiguchi J, Whitlow S, Alt FW.  Increased accumulation of hybrid V(D)J joins in cells expressing truncated versus full-length RAGs. Molecular Cell.2001;8(6):1383-1390.

Sekiguchi, J, Ferguson D, Chen HT, Yang EM, Earle J, Frank K, Whitlow S, Gu Y, Xu Y, Nussenzweig A, Alt FW. Genetic interactions between ATM and the nonhomologous end-joining factors in genomic stability and development. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2000;98(6):3243.

Kissel H, Timokhina I, Hardy M, Rothschild G, Tajima Y, Soares V, Angeles M, Whitlow S, Manova K, Besmer P. Point mutation in kit tyrosine kinase reveals essential roles for kit signaling in spermatogenesis and oogenesis without affecting other kit responses. EMBO. 2000;19(6):1312-1326.

The Center for Foot & Ankle

The foot and ankle are magnificently designed to take us where we need to go, but when they hurt from injury, disease, deformity, or other problems, life can be difficult. We heartily invite you into The Center for Foot & Ankle, starting with exploring our website. We trust as you enter in, you will find the help you need from our team, our services, and our educational information.