John E. Arvesen, M.D., is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at Scottish Rite for Children.

John E. Arvesen, M.D.

Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon

John E. Arvesen, M.D., is a sports medicine orthopedic surgeon at Scottish Rite for Children in Frisco.


  • Pediatric & Adolescent Sports Medicine
  • Sports Injury Prevention

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  • Scottish Rite for Children Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center

  • University of Texas Medical Branch 
  • Baylor University 
  • Saint Louis University Hospital
  • Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas - Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Shoulder Reconstruction Fellowship

  • Eagle Scout, 2002
  • Baylor University Dean’s List, 2005-2009
  • United States Tennis Association National Team Tennis Champion, 2006
  • Baylor Men’s Tennis Big XII Champions, 2008 & 2009
  • John P. McGovern Oslerian Medicine Award, 2012
    • Award recognizing students who “demonstrate compassionate, personalized medical  care that emphasizes the doctor/patient relationship, incorporates a sound scientific  basis for optimal patient care, and who demonstrates professional behavior at all time.”
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2012
    • Honor society recognizing “excellence in clinical care, leadership, compassion, and dedication to service” 

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery,  2022

  • Christian Medical Association, 2009-Present
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (Candidate Member), 2013-Present
  • American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine, 2020-Present
  • Arthroscopy Association of North American, 2020-Present
  • Texas Medical Association, 2020-Present
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (Candidate Member), 2019-Present