Quincy Scott, DO

Family and Community Medicine

    About me

    Quincy Scott, DO, FAAFP, has worked as a family medicine physician since 1993 and in academia since 1994. He was promoted to Associate Professor in 2000 and to Professor in 2007. He has a special interest in rural medicine, preventative care and outpatient medicine.

    Dr. Scott grew up in East Central Illinois and received his Bachelor’s degree and completed his family medicine residency at Southern Illinois University. He enjoys outdoor activities and gardening with his wife Katy, as well as spending time with their five children and six grandchildren.



    Education & training

    Board Certifications
    Family Medicine
    Medical School
    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Memorial Hospital of Carbondale, IL - Family Practice, SIU School of Medicine, Carbondale, IL - Family Medicine


    Research Interests
    Preventive Medicine, Patient Education and Osteopathic Medicine


    Daniels, Common Musculoskeletal Problems, second edition Scott, Q, updated Pediatric Musculoskeletal Complaints, Chapter 12;

    Bope, Review of Family Medicine, fourth edition Scott, Q, contributed written dermatology question and answer section, Chapter 44.;

    FPIN HDA Project pending publication, Jendi, M., Scott, Q., Are oral corticosteroids effective in children with bronchiolitis?, Evidence-Based Practice, date pending;

    Scott, Q., Lloyd, L., & Kelly, C., Problem-based learning in physician assistant training programs, Perspective on PA Education, Vol. 16, No. 2, 84-88, 2005.;

    Lloyd, L., Scott, Q, Dunn, L., Deuel, K, Ledbetter, C., A Call for Problem-based Learning in Physician Assistant Educating, Perspective on PA Education, Vol.13, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2002.;

    Scott, Q: Another Surprise Case Report on Agenesis of the Gallbladder - Where Did We Go Wrong? JAOA, 1999:99:530-532.;

    Eliceiri, B., Choudhury, K., Scott, Q., and Eliceiri, G. (1989), UV Light-Induced Inhibition of Small Nuclear RNA Synthesis, Journal of Cell Physiology, 138:586-592.;

    Scott Q., A 21-Day Old Infant with Vomiting and Dehydration, PBLC Module, SIU Physician Assistant Program, November 1997;

    Scott Q., A 34-Year Old Male with Infertility Problems,  PBLC Module, SIU Physician Assistant Program, May 1997; 


    Pi Alpha National Honor Society, nominated for leadership by SIU PA Program, August 3, 2013; 

    Illinois Division of Specialized Care for Children (DSCC) Physician Award for "Champion for Children,” University of Illinois at Chicago, July 2011; 

    Nominated as candidate for SIU SOM 1st Year Mentor of the Year, 2004-2005; 

    SIU Physician Assistant Appreciation Plaque for Dedication and Hard Work Above and Beyond, 2003; 

    Faculty Appreciation Plaque for teaching, guidance, and service, SIU-C Family Medicine  Residency Graduating Class, 2000;

    Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians, 1997;

    Nominated for Illinois Family Medicine Teacher of the Year, 1996;

    Lemmon Student Award for outstanding achievement and community involvement in Family Medicine, Gate Pharmaceutical, 1990;

    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Family Medicine Department Senior  Award, 1990;

    Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Delegate to the American  College of Family Physicians National Convention, 1989;

    Southern Illinois University Honors, 1985;

    Southern Illinois University Dean’s List, 1985;

    Golden Key National Honor Society, 1983