Dr. Charles J. Taunt Jr, DO

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 41

2815 S Pennsylvania Ave Suite 204
Lansing, MI 48910
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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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Hospital Quality

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McLaren - Greater Lansing
401 West Greenlawn Avenue
Lansing, MI 48910
Sparrow Hospital
1215 East Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48912

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Patient Satisfaction

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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

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    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 & Dislocation Treatment
    • Elbow Replacement
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Replacement Revisions
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Knee Replacement
    • Knee Replacement Revisions
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Steroid Injections
    • Trigger Point Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Ataxia
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Fracture
    • Knee Sprain
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
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    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Plantar Fasciitis
    • Pseudoarthrosis
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Dislocation
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Still's Disease
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Systemic Sclerosis
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    Background Check for Dr. Taunt Jr

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Michigan.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • 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

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • McLaren - Greater Lansing

    • Sparrow Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Taunt Jr

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taunt Jr to family and friends

    32 responses
    above
    national average

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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    32 responses
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    32 responses
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    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 31 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Taunt Jr
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    32 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    32 responses
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    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    32 responses
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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Taunt Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

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    • Mutual of Omaha
    • PHP-Physicians Health Plan
    • Priority Health
    • Tricare
    • United Healthcare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance
    • Worker's Compensation
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    Office Locations

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