Dr. Robert Tait, MD

Dr. Robert Tait, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  |  
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59 y/o
(34)

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Dr. Robert Tait, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Henderson, NV and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Medical College of Wisconsin in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and adult reconstructive orthopedic surgery.

Orthopaedic Institute of Henderson

10561 Jeffreys St Ste 230

Henderson, NV 89052
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Top Care Areas

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Complications of Joint Prosthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tait "My patients come to me because they are in pain, and my job and passion is to help relief their pain.  I ask myself daily "how am I doing?"

I love my patients and I strive daily to make sure I'm helping them."

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstructive Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Post-Traumatic Arthritis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wear and Tear Arthritis

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Procedures

  • Adult Joint Reconstruction
  • Anterior Approach Total Hip Replacement
  • Arthritic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Surgery
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement Revision
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • BYU
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Creighton University Of Nebraska
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Creighton-University of Nebraska
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Brigham & Womens, Harvard Medical School
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tait has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction, Member

St. Rose Dominican, Siena Campus

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Hospital Quality

2016 Five Star Recipient for Hip Fracture Treatment

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Dr. Tait's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tait to family and friends
4.4
based on 34 total reviews (8 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Tait's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (8)

in Boulder City, NV
I have been well pleased. I have some pain and am about 10 months post-op. I have scheduled an appointment with Dr. Tait for next week just to be sure. My experience has been very good apart from the discomfort. Excellent patient information and caring personnel have helped to inspire...more
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in Henderson, NV
I had two hip replacements separated by three months. Outstanding results. He may be the best hip replacement surgeon west of the Mississippi. In addition, he is excellent at diagnosing and explaining hip joint issues and takes the time necessary to answer patient questions about anticipated...more
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in Henderson, NV
If I could give him 0 stars I would. I waited over two months for the appointment. I was seen and X-rays taken three weeks prior at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. It is one of the best orthopedic hospitals in the nation. The doctor wanted to take his own and would not take the ones that I had. ...more
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in Henderson, NV
Tait ruined my life. Joint replacement. Constant pain. Infection. Repeat surgeries. Made things worse. He won't tell you about the risks of surgery or the risks and complications of joint replacement.
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in pahrump, nv
I am so thankful for Dr. Tait doing my hip revision and giving me my life back!! I had a failed hip replacement 4 yrs ago and Dr. Tait JUST did my hip revision. I knew the second I woke up that it was a success!!! The level of care is off the charts! I have never had a dr who showed so much care...more
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