Dr. Scott Standa earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine (PDM) degree from Illinois College of Podiatric Medicine in 1978. He finished a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hamline University in 1972, double majoring in Biology and Chemistry. He completed his Podiatric Surgical Residency at St Francis Regional Medical Center in 1979. He has been Board Certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery since 1983 and completed a Fellowship with the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons in 1985.
Dr. Standa was in private practice from 1979-2014. During that time, he served as an attending physician at Health Partners and Lakeview Clinic in Waconia. He also held positions as Chairman of the Podiatric Medical Association, Scientific Chair of the Midwest Podiatry Conference and served on its Executive Council. He also served on the MN Podiatric Board of Medical Examiners and filled role of Chair from 1988-1992.