Steven M. Scott
Steven M. Scott, M.D. serves as chairman of Scott Holdings, LLC, an entrepreneurial medical investment company. He is the founder of Vista HealthPlan, a nationwide HMO which was built from five troubled plans he purchased and consolidated into one branded plan. Dr. Scott worked closely with the Florida Department of Insurance during the consolidation. Vista, with revenues of $1.2 billion and 300,000 members, was sold in July 2007 to Coventry Health Care, Inc. (NYSE:CVH).
He also formally served as chairman of Phoenix Physicians which he founded in 2003 to provide emergency department physicians practice management for hospitals and municipalities throughout the country. Dr. Scott continues to invest and fund various health care enterprises throughout Florida and the southeast. Dr. Scott has also served on advisory boards at Wake Forest University, Babcock School of Business as well as the Women’s Health Advisory Board at Duke University.
Dr. Scott is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Between teaching, private practice and the development of niche health care enterprises, Dr. Scott has nearly 35 years of experience in medicine and medical administrative businesses.
He received his medical degree from Indiana University Medical Center and completed his residency training at the Duke University Medical Center. In 1978, Dr. Scott was appointed and continues to serve as the Assistant Consulting Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Duke. He is licensed originally in Indiana and currently is licensed in most states by reciprocity including Florida and North Carolina. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the North Carolina Medical Society and the Florida Medical Society among others. Married with five children, Dr. Scott lives in Palm Beach County, Florida.