Scott A. Lynch, M.D.

Scott A. Lynch, M.D.
Penn State Hershey Bone and Joint Institute
30 Hope Drive, Building B, Suite 2400
Hershey, PA 17033-0850
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Curriculum Vitae:
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  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Dr. Scott Lynch joined faculty at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in June, 1998 as an Orthopaedic Surgeon with sub-specialization in Sports Medicine.

Prior to coming to Hershey, he did his Orthopaedic residency at the University of Vermont and then did two Sports Medicine Fellowships, one at the Cleveland Clinic and one overseas at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden.

He was promoted to Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in 2016. He is the Director of Sports Medicine at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and is the Director of Athletic Medicine for Penn State University, State College, PA.

He has been the organizer, since 2002, of the annual Orthopaedic Department research presentation day held in June. He has mentored several medical student and resident research projects, and mentored junior faculty through the Junior Faculty Development Course.

He has been awarded the Vincent D. Pellegrini, Jr. Resident Teaching Award in 2002 and 2007. He has been the Practice Site Medical Director for the Adult Bone and Joint Clinic since its opening in 2008. He serves as a team physician for several area high schools, as an assistant team physician for the Hershey Bears hockey team, and as orthopaedic consultant for Penn State University football team. Dr. Lynch was a collegiate wrestler at Penn State University and has served as a volunteer wrestling coach for a local high school.

He enjoys biking, snowboarding, cross country skiing, and playing guitar in his free time. He lives in Hershey with his wife, Debbie, and has two children.

Fellowship, Sports Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Foundation - 1997

Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery
Medical Center Hospital of Vermont - 1996

University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine - 1991

  • ACL/PCL tears
  • Hip labral tears
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Meniscal tears
  • Osteochondral defects of knee
  • Associate Director, Orthopaedic Residency Education
  • Director, Sports Medicine Service
  • Practice Site Clinical Director, Bone and Joint Institute
  • Professor, Penn State College of Medicine
  • PIAA Sports Medicine Advisory Committee
  • Performance enhancing drugs and testing
  • Resident education
  • Arthroscopy outcomes
  • Hip impingement surgery outcomes
  • Joint surface injuries
  • Knee ligament injuries
  • Obesity affects on knee pain

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