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Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
"Greater than 90 percent of my patients qualify for minimally invasive surgery."

O. David Taunton Jr., M.D.

Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Dr. O. David Taunton, Jr. is a joint replacement specialist who has practiced almost exclusively hip and knee replacement for the past ten years. Originally from Alabama, Dr. Taunton graduated from Auburn University with honors. From there he went to the University of Alabama School of Medicine for both medical school and orthopedic residency training. During his residency, he performed research on hip and knee implants, and developed a strong interest in joint replacement surgery. He subsequently obtained additional joint replacement training at the prestigious Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Washington, D.C. Dr. Taunton has been a member of the Alabama Orthopaedic Society, and is currently a member of the Texas Medical Association. In addition, he is a diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a fellow of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Taunton specializes in revision joint replacement as well as primary joint replacement.

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Specialties & Treatment

  • Specializing in Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Complex Replacement Surgery
  • Fellowship Trained in Hip & Knee Surgery
  • Minimally invasive hip replacement
  • Total hip arthroplasty
  • Revision hip replacement
  • Minimally invasive knee replacement
  • Hip Fracture
  • Total knee arthroplasty
  • Revision knee replacement
  • Knee arthroscopy
  • Lower extremity trauma