UNT Health Science Center alumnus John Scott, Jr., D.O. of Keller was first appointed to the Board in 2019. His term expires in May 2025.
Regent Scott is the Chief Medical Officer with Elite Care Physicians, and former assistant professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He most recently served as an anesthesiologist at U.S. Anesthesia Partners.
Regent Scott served in the United States Army Reserves for 9 years and carried the rank of Major at the time of his Honorable Discharge in 2000. He is an accomplished lecturer and an author of dozens of articles that have been published in medical journals and related industry publications.
A gubernatorial appointee on the Texas Medical Board District Review Committee, Texas Physician Assistant Board, Regent Scott is also a member of the board of directors of Lone Star Alliance, Premier Specialty Physicians Group, and board president of Liberty Hospice. In addition, he is a member of the Texas Society of Anesthesiologists and a both a member and Delegate to the American Society of Anesthesiologists.
Dr. Scott received a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Lamar University, a Master of Health Administration from Louisiana State University – Shreveport, and a Doctor of Osteopathy from UNT Health Science Center Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. He also completed a residency in Anesthesia and Pain Fellowship at Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, TX. In addition, he also completed a Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans, LA.