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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 42

2815 S Pennsylvania Ave Ste 204
Lansing, MI 48910
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Dr. Taunt Jr.'s Experience

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Dr. Taunt Jr.'s Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Dr. Taunt Jr. Performs

  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
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401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
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1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

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Michigan Orthopedic Center
Michigan Orthopedic Center
2815 S Pennsylvania Ave Ste 204
Lansing, MI 48910
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    Dr. Taunt Jr.'s Experience

    Dr. Taunt Jr.'s Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Excision of Femur or Knee
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revision
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revision
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
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    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Fracture
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Ankylosing Spondylitis
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Baker’s Cyst
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Bunion
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Elbow Or Upper Arm Arthritis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Ganglion Cyst
    • Gout
    • Hammer Toe
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    • Hand Fracture
    • Heel Spur
    • Hip Fracture
    • Hip Pointer Injuries
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Marfan Syndrome
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hands
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pelvic Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sacrum Disorders
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

    Media & Publications

    • Fellow, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics, 2010
    • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 2011
    • Fellow, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, 2010
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Des Moines University College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Graduated in 1999

    Internship Hospital

    St. John Oakland Hospital
    Complete in 2000

    Residency Hospital

    Michigan State University-St. John Oakland
    Complete in 2004

    Fellowship Hospital

    University Of Chicago-Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Complete in 2005
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Taunt Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Taunt Jr.'s Hospital Quality

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    • McLaren - Greater Lansing

    • Sparrow Hospital

    • Memorial Healthcare

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    4.6
    • 38 Star Ratings
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    4.6 out of 5

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    4.6 out of 5

    38 responses

    Dr. Taunt Jr.'s Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.5 out of 5

    38 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.6 out of 5

    38 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.7 out of 5

    38 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

    36 responses

    Experience with Dr. Taunt Jr.

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.7 out of 5

    38 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    38 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.7 out of 5

    38 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.7 out of 5

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    Michigan Orthopedic Center
    2815 S Pennsylvania Ave Ste 204
    Lansing, MI 48910
    (517) 267-0200 (Office)
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