Scott Nemec, DO, FAOAO

hip, knee, ankle, and foot orthopedic specialist in Northern Michigan.

Dr. Scott Nemec

Orthopaedic Surgeon


Dr. Nemec specializes in foot and ankle trauma and reconstruction. He has subspecialty training in total ankle replacement, foot and ankle reconstruction, bunion and hammertoe correction. His work also extends to the practice of general orthopaedics, and he is a regional leader in robotic-assisted arthroplasty.


  • Complex Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Hip, Knee and Ankle Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Reconstruction
  • Partial/Uni Knee Replacement
  • Bunion and Hammertoe Correction
  • Lower Extremity Trauma and Fracture Management
  • Lower Extremity Sports Injuries 
  • Robotic-assisted Total Knee and Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • General Orthopaedic Surgery

Office Locations

  • Petoskey
  • Gaylord
  • Cheboygan
  • St. Ignace

Education & Training

  • Board Certification – American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
  • Fellowship – Complex Foot and Ankle Reconstruction Fellowship at Orthopedic Associates of Michigan in Grand Rapids.
  • Internship and Residency – Ingham Regional Medical Center in Lansing, Michigan.
  • Education – Medical Degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing, Michigan. Member of Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honor Society.

Special Interests

Dr. Nemec and his family enjoy a northern Michigan lifestyle, opting to boat, ski and fly fish whenever possible.

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