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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 62

2710 College Ave Rm 330J
Alton, IL 62002
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Dr. Taylor's Experience

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Dr. Taylor's Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

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Hospital Quality

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Alton Memorial Hospital
1 Memorial Dr
Alton, IL 62002
Saint Francis Hospital
1215 Franciscan Dr
Litchfield, IL 62056

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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ALTON ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
ALTON ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC LTD
2710 College Ave Rm 330J
Alton, IL 62002
Physician Specialty Center
Physician Specialty Center
1215 Franciscan Dr
Litchfield, IL 62056
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    Dr. Taylor's Experience

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • De Quervain's 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
    • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
    • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
    • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
    • Hip Replacement
    • 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
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Neuroplasty
    • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Rotator Cuff Surgery
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    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Steroid Injection
    • Trigger Finger Release
    • Trigger Point Injection
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    • Wrist Replacement
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chondromalacia of the Patella (Runner's Knee)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • De Quervain's Disease
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Dupuytren's Contracture
    • Elbow Bursitis
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
    • Femur Fracture
    • Foot Fracture
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Glenoid Labrum Tear
    • Gout
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Fracture
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis
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    • 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
    • Pyogenic Arthritis
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
    • Trigger Finger
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    Background Check for Dr. Taylor

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • 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

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1973

    Residency Hospital

    L a Co Usc Med Center
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Taylor & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Taylor's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Taylor has admitting privileges:

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    • Alton Memorial Hospital

    • Saint Francis Hospital

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    Patient Satisfaction

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    Dr. Taylor's Office & Staff

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

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    Staff friendliness and courteousness

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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Taylor

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    5 out of 5

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    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Taylor accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

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    • HealthLink
    • Homestate Health Plan
    • Humana
    • Medicare
    • Medico
    • MultiPlan
    • Pekin Insurance
    • Thrivent Financial
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    Office Locations

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    ALTON ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC
    ALTON ORTHOPEDIC CLINIC LTD
    2710 College Ave Rm 330J
    Alton, IL 62002
    (618) 462-1201 (Office)
    (618) 462-0744 (Fax)
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    Physician Specialty Center
    1215 Franciscan Dr
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-8420 (Office)
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    LITCHFIELD ORTHOPEDIC & SPORTS
    725 Saint Francis Way
    Litchfield, IL 62056
    (217) 324-4233 (Office)
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