Dr. Timothy N. Taft, MD

Dr. Timothy N. Taft, MD http://cdn.hgimg.com/img/silhouettes/silhouette-male_w120h160_v1.jpg Visit Healthgrades for information on Dr. Timothy N. Taft, MD. Find Phone & Address information, medical practice history, affiliated hospitals and more.

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 72

102 Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
OverviewExperienceHospital QualityPatient SatisfactionAppointments & Offices

Key things you need to know about
Dr. Taft:

1

Dr. Taft's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Taft's Specialties

Procedures Dr. Taft Performs

  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • See all 7 procedures

Conditions Dr. Taft Treats

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • See all 25 conditions

MoreGet the facts on Dr. Taft

2

Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

University of North Carolina Hospital
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514

MoreKnow where you'll be treated

Healthgrades

9 Facts About Hospital Quality

You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

3

Patient Satisfaction

Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Taft

Healthgrades

8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

4

Appointments & Offices

Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Univ Of NC Healthcare Ortho
Univ Of NC Healthcare Ortho
102 Mason Farm Rd
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
MoreSchedule an appointment
Healthgrades

7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

Find the Right Doctor For You.

Dr. Moe R. Lim, MD
Same location as Dr. Taft
Dr. Christopher W. Olcott, MD
0.02 miles away
Dr. Richard C. Henderson, MD
Same location as Dr. Taft
Dr. Robert J. Esther, MD
0.02 miles away
Dr. Shepard R. Hurwitz, MD
Same location as Dr. Taft
Dr. Paul F. Lachiewicz, MD
2.43 miles away
Dr. Edmund R. Campion, MD
Same location as Dr. Taft
Dr. Philip E. Clifford, MD
4.36 miles away
Dr. Laurence E. Dahners, MD
Same location as Dr. Taft
Dr. Ganesh V. Kamath, MD
Same location as Dr. Taft
The VideoCalloutContainer had no content.
  1. Healthgrades

    10 Steps to Pick the Right Doctor

    Whether you need a primary care doctor or a specialist, these 10 steps will ensure you find the right doctor for you. View Slideshow

    Dr. Taft's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery, 1976
    1
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Arthroscopy
    • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
    2
    • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
    • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Calcium Pyrophosphate Dihydrate Deposition Disease (CPPD)
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Foot Fracture
    • Hand Fracture
    • Hip Sprain
    • Internal Derangement of Knee
    • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
    • Knee Sprain
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Systemic Chondromalacia
    3

    Background Check for Dr. Taft

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for North Carolina.
    • 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.
    4

    Awards & Recognitions

    5

    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Graduated in 1969

    Internship Hospital

    University of North Carolina Hospitals

    Residency Hospital

    Nc Orth Hosp
    University of North Carolina Hospitals
    6

    Languages Spoken by Dr. Taft & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Taft's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at University of North Carolina Hospital where Dr. Taft has admitting privileges:

    Viewing 1 of 1
    • University of North Carolina Hospital

  3. Healthgrades

    8 Facts About Patient Satisfaction Surveys

    Patient satisfaction surveys provide a standardized way of reporting about healthcare experiences. But there can be more than meets the eye when reviewing scores. Here's what you should know

    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Taft

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taft to family and friends

    5 responses
    above
    national average

    Your participation
    is confidential

    Take the Survey
    Dr. Timothy N. Taft, MD
    Are you Dr. Taft?
    Post a response on your personalized profile.
    Dr. Taft's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes 5 responses
    longer than
    national average
    Experience with Dr. Taft
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    5 responses
    above
    national average
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    5 responses
    above
    national average

    How was your experience with Dr. Taft?

    Your participation in the survey will help other patients make informed decisions. You will also be helping Dr. Taft and his staff know how they are doing and how they can improve their services.

    Your participation
    is confidential

  4. Healthgrades

    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

    1

    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Taft accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    Less

    Office Locations

    A
    Univ Of NC Healthcare Ortho
    102 Mason Farm Rd
    Chapel Hill, NC 27599
    (919) 962-6637 (Office)
    Loading map. Loading map...