Board Certification

Family Medicine

Education

Fellowship

University of Maryland
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Residency

University of Maryland
Department of Family and Community Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Medical School

University of Maryland, School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Undergraduate School

University of Maryland
Bachelor of Science in Biology
College Park, MD

Personal Interests

She lives in Northern Virginia with her husband, Dr. Frederick D. Scott, Jr. and her two children Tre and Marie Alice. She is an active member in her church, serving on the Health Ministry and Hospitality Ministry, using some of her expertise to bring medicine to the community. She enjoys cooking, nature walking, swimming and relaxing at the Jersey Shore near her home town with family and friends.

Biography

Mina Garrett-Scott, MD is a former resident of Egg Harbor Township, NJ. She graduated from Egg Harbor Twp. H.S. and left NJ to pursue undergraduate education at the University of Maryland, College Park in 1993. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in 1997 with a B.S. in Biology and joined the workforce in order to explore the world of biotechnology. She worked for The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR) in Rockville, Maryland on the Human Genome Project and developed a passion for genomics research and its impact on the future of medicine. Her research experience awakened a desire to see the impact of genomics research on patient care. After two years of bench work at TIGR, she returned to student life in order to follow a career path that involved her two favorite subjects: Medicine and public service. She attended the University of Maryland, School of Medicine and graduated in 2003. She completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Maryland, Department of Family and Community Medicine in Baltimore. Dr. Garrett-Scott also completed a year of fellowship training at the University of Maryland, Department of Family and Community Medicine, exploring primary care research, faculty development and public health. Her research interests included maternal and child health and issues surrounding adolescent pregnancy. She has a passion for women’s health and loves treating chronic diseases like hypertension and diabetes. She enjoys motivating and encouraging her patients to invest in their healthcare. She also enjoys public speaking, community health education and health advocacy. She board-certified in Family Medicine. She loves to foster the patient-physician relationship and works hard at getting to know patients’ healthcare goals and treats the whole family. She is invested in a “team approach” to care-Her role in caring for patients is to teach them how to best care for themselves based on research, standards of care, her expertise and most important the patient’s individual health care goals.