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J. Field Scovell, III, M.D.

Sports Medicine

About Dr. Scovell

Dr. John Field Scovell, III, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Carrell Clinic. 

Dr. Scovell has returned to his hometown of Dallas, Texas with wife Lyle and three children, John Field, Maren, and Campbell. He joins the Carrell Clinic to anchor the new office at the Star in Frisco. He lived and practiced in Lubbock, Texas for ten years prior to his return to Dallas. There he served as a team physician for Texas Tech University including women’s soccer and the men’s and women’s basketball teams. He is also a former letterman in football at Texas Tech where he played wide receiver for Head Coach Spike Dykes.

Dr. Scovell is a native of Dallas and graduated from Hillcrest High School. He is the son of John and Diane Scovell and the grandson of Mr. Cotton Bowl Field Scovell. His interests include coaching his kids, spending time in his mom's hometown of Brady, Texas, and following the Texas Tech Red Raiders and area high school sports.

He graduated from Texas Tech with a business degree in 1996. He completed medical school at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in 2002. He completed his residency at UT Southwestern and Parkland Hospital in 2007. From there, he completed a one-year fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder reconstruction with Dr. Richard Hawkins at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas in 2008. He specializes in arthroscopy of the shoulder and knee, and total shoulder replacements.

Dr. Scovell Specializes In:

Knee Ligament Reconstruction & Cartilage Restoration
Sports Injuries of the Ankle, Knee, Elbow & Shoulder
Acute Injuries to the Extremities
Shoulder Reconstruction

Physician Coordinator

Madeline Dolberry
Phone: (214) 720-9374
Madeline Dolberry

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Certified

Education and Training

Medical Degree

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine, Lubbock, TX

General Surgery Internship

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Orthopaedic Surgery Residency

  • UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX

Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstruction Fellowship

  • Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas, Spartanburg, SC

Certification and Affiliations


  • Board Certification: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Hawkins Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Orthopaedic Association 

Hospital Affiliations 

  • North Central Surgical Center
  • Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas
  • Baylor University Medical Center
  • Baylor Scott & White Sports Surgery Center at the Star