Scott M. Taylor, MD, Orthopedic Surgeon with his Private Practice

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Scott M. Taylor, who serves the population of California.

Dr. Taylor completed his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology in 1980. There he was part of the Beta Kappa Chi Honor Society, and the Treasurer of the Society Student Government. Wanting to further his education he completed his Medical Degree from Meharry Medical College in 1984, giving him over three decades of experience. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California, followed by an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Martin Luther King, Jr., County Hospital in Los Angeles.

Dr. Taylor is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He currently practices with his private practice, and is the Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery with the Alta Bates-Summit Medical Center.

Orthopaedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles. Some orthopaedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, others specialty focuses include shoulder and elbow, hand, and spine. Orthopaedic surgeons treat broken bones, and replace painful joints, and also treat patients for sports injuries, back pain, ruptured discs and spinal stenosis, bone tumors, carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries, club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia, orthopaedic trauma, limb lengthening, achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries, osteoporosis, and arthritis.

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Through his private practice, he can be contacted at 510-238-9600, and is located in Oakland, CA.

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