marvell scott

Dr. Marvell Scott, MD, FACSM, CSCS is a board-certified physician and the founder of Performance Health, a New York-based sports medicine center. Dr. Scott has dedicated his career to serving injured athletes using an integrated approach that he developed through his years of experience as an athlete and physician.

Dr. Scott developed Performance Health to help all types of people - from sports stars to everyday people - regain whole bodily health through an integrated approach. He applies long-term, holistic, and individualized fitness plans that incorporate a broad range of treatment options, including physical therapy, massage, nutrition, acupuncture, and various types of diagnostic testing.

Inspired by a desire to help other athletes, Dr. Scott attended Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio, graduating in 2001. He simultaneously worked as a sports reporter for WDTN-TV in Dayton, Ohio. He played for two years with the Dayton Skyhawks, a professional indoor football team. Meanwhile, Dr. Scott worked weekends for New York’s WABC-TV for seven years, finally leaving in 2009 to fully dedicate himself to sports medicine.
From there, Dr. Scott continued his education and residency at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He proudly accepted the Robert Wood Johnson fellowship from the University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey.

Dr. Marvell Scott honed his sports medicine expertise during his time at UMDNJ, where he helped athletes recover from all types of injuries. He also served as a physician on staff at both Rutgers and Princeton, often treating professional baseball and football athletes from the MLB and NFL. Dr. Marvell Scott had the opportunity to return to professional football, but opted to pursue a broadcasting and medical career instead.

Dr. Scott is certified in Internal Medicine and Sports Medicine with the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is licensed to practice medicine in New York State and has membership with the American Medical Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College for Sports Medicine and the National Strength and Conditioning Association.