Physician, Board Certified Allergist

David R. Scott, M.D. is a physician with expertise in the evaluation and treatment of allergic, asthmatic and immunologic disorders.

Dr. Scott received his medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He then completed his residency training and served as chief resident at the Oregon Health Science University in Portland, OR before obtaining subspecialty fellowship training in allergy, asthma and immunology at Scripps Clinic in San Diego, CA. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Scott is a Diplomate of the American Board of Allergy and Immunology.

Dr. Scott has published peer reviewed articles on topics including access to care for underserved patients, patient safety and quality improvement, food allergy, drug desensitization and cellular immune response in allergy. Dr. Scott has a strong passion for working with patients to overcome health challenges and considers it a privilege to serve his home region of Western Colorado.

When not at work, Dr. Scott enjoys camping, exploring rivers, and spending time with his wife and two children.


  • 2015 - Scott DR, Simon RA. Supraesophageal Reflux: Correlation of Position and Occurrence of Acid Reflux; Effect of Head-of-Bed Elevation on Supine Reflux. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2015 Jan 14. pii: S2213-2198(14)00575-3. 

  • 2014 - Scott DR, Simon RA. Supraesophageal reflux disease: A review of the literature. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2014 Mar-Apr;35(2):104-10. doi: 10.2500/aap.2014.35.3719.

  • 2014 - Doherty TA, Scott DR, Walford HH, Khoram N, Lund S., et al. Allergen challenge in allergic rhinitis rapidly induces increased peripheral blood type 2 innate lymphoid cells that express CD84. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Apr;133(4):1203-5.

  • 2014 - Scott DR, White AA. Approach to desensitization in aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Jan;112(1):13-7.

  • 2014 - Scott DR, Namazy JA, Simon RA. Book Chapter 26: Food Allergy Adverse Reactions to Foods and Food Additives, 5th Edition. January 2014, Wiley Blackwell.

  • 2014 - Lenington JD, Scott DR, Montanaro A. Anaphylactic Reaction To Bacitracin Zinc Topical Antibiotic Ointment: A Case Report. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014 Feb; 133(2): AB277.

  • 2014 - Walford HH, Lund SJ, Baum RE, White AA, Bergeron CM, Husseman J, Bethel KJ, Scott DR, Khorram N, Miller M, Broide DH, Doherty TA. Increased ILC2s in the eosinophilic nasal polyp endotype are associated with corticosteroid responsiveness. Clin Immunol. 2014 Nov;155(1):126-35. doi: 10.1016/j.clim. 2014.09.007. Epub 2014 Sep 16

  • 2013 - Scott DR, Chan S, Chang J, Broderick L, Hoffman H. Recurrent fevers and failure to thrive in an infant. Allergy and Asthma Proceedings. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2013 Sep-Oct;34(5):473-9. doi: 10.2500/aap.2013.34.3672. 

  • 2013 - Scott DR, Laubach S. Supplemental review of article: Loss-of-Function Mutations in the IL-21 Receptor Gene Cause a Primary Immunodeficiency Syndrome. Pediatrics 2013; 132:S52

  • 2012 - Scott DR, Woessner KM. Successful use of C1INHRP as Procedural Prophylaxis in a Patient with Isolated Abdominal Attacks of Hereditary Angioedema and Normal C1INH. Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Vol. 109, Issue 5, Supplement, Pages A1-A162 (Abstract).

  • 2012 - Scott DR, Laubach S. Supplemental review of article: Age and Risks of FDA-Approved Long-Acting β2-adrenergic Receptor Agonists. Pediatrics 2012; 130:S41- S42.

  • 2012 - Ward W, Scott D, English C. Additional Ways to Better Reduce Medical Errors and Adverse Events. Academic Medicine. 87(4):390, April 2012 (response to letter to the editor).

  • 2012 - Scott DR, Simon RA. Effects of Head-of-Bed Elevation in Supine Nasopharyngeal Reflux. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Vol. 129, Issue 2, Supplement, Page AB111 (Abstract).

  • 2011 - Scott DR, Weimer M, English C, Shaker L, Ward W, Choi D, Cedfeldt A, Girard D. A Novel Approach to Increase Residents' Involvement in Reporting Adverse Events. Acad Med. 2011 Jun;86(6):742-746.

  • 2009 - Scott, D., Batal, H., Majeres, S., Adams, J., Dale, R., Mehler, P.  Access and Care Issues in Urban Urgent Care Clinic Patients.  BMC Health Serv Res. 2009 Dec 4;9:222.

David R. Scott, MD