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O. David Taunton Jr., M.D.Orthopedic Surgeon

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Training

  • Orthopedic Joint Replacement Fellowship
    • Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute in Total Joint Replacement
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency
    • University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Medical School
    • University of Alabama School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate
    • Auburn University

Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Memberships

  • Diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Biography

  • Minimally Invasive Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Revision Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Fellowship-Trained in Joint Replacement of the Hip and Knee
  • Over 20 years of experience and over 12,000 joints replacements performed

Dr. O. David Taunton, Jr. is a joint replacement specialist who has practiced almost exclusively hip and knee replacement for the past twenty 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 through his fellowship 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 The American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. In addition, he is a diplomat of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Dr. Taunton sub-specializes in revision joint replacement as well as primary joint replacement of the hip and knee.

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Accepting most major commercial insurance plans, most managed care plans and Medicare.

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