Dr. Roger Taylor, MD

Dr. Roger Taylor, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 86
Dr. Roger Taylor, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Plano, TX and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from Medical Academy Gdansk, Poland in 1955 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

1708 Ohio Dr

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

(972) 964-2626

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Hip Fracture
very high
more than 92% of peers
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
very high
more than 91% of peers
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Taylor's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Taylor's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Taylor "Roger Z. Taylor MD obtained a Medical Doctor degree from the Medical Academy in Gdansk, Poland in 1955 and a specialization in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery in 1963. He also obtained a Medical Licence from Ireland and Great Britain in 1966 and a Medical License from the USA in 1969. He had 4 years training in Orthopedic and Trauma Surgery in Poland, 4 years and England and 2 years in Cleveland, Ohio. He was Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 1971 and became a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons in 1973. He is on staff of the Medical City of Plano, Baylor Medical Center of Plano, Presbyterian Hospital of Plano, Methodist Hospital in Richardson, and baylor Medical Center in Frisco. Dr Taylor has practiced orthopedic surgery in Texas since 1972, in Dallas and Plano since 1985. Dr Taylor specializes in the treatment of all conditions related to the bones, muscles, joints, traumatic or acquired in the course of life, like fractures, osteoarthritis, sports injuries. "


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taylor "I listen, examine,explain,discuss, answer questions,advise. A patient has to have full understanding of his/her condition, methods of treatment and expectations."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

82  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Cancer
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Calcaneus Fracture
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sports Injuries of the Knee
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia Fracture
  • Toe Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis


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25  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • Apothecaries Hall, Medical License Dublin, Ireland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1966
  • Medical Academy Gdansk, Poland
    Medical School | Graduated 1955
  • Pinderfields Hospital Wakefield, England, Walton Hospital,Liverpool, England
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1967
  • Worcester Royal Infir
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1964
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Hospital Cleveland Ohio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • Walton Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1966

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taylor to family and friends
23 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Taylor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

no chance of recommendation. Of the 45 minutes I spent in the office, Doc spent about 30 minutes being critical of my insurance. Also refused to take my copay at time of services. Office staff was great, no issues there.
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Had mrsa infected knee with extreme swelling. Due to his expert analysis and prompt action was able to to halt issue, correct the problem with very little down time or scarring. A no nonsense doctor that attacks the problem and gets things done. Thanks again Dr. Taylor
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My 81-year old mother sustained a spiral fracture to her humerus. Dr. Taylor explained everything about the surgery, what he planned to do, and the possible outcomes. Dr. Taylor performed the weekend surgery (Sunday on a holiday weekend) and my mom has regained full use of her arm. We are...more
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Torn Achilles right ankle June 30 while playing racquetball. Dr Taylor saw me in ER and took me in next day. July 1 surgery; July 20 - stitches removed; Aug 20 - Partial load bearing and PT; Oct 15 ran my first 5K after surgery and rehab. December that year did my half. Superb doctor. Explained...more
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On Dec. 2, 2015 I fell off my bicycle and turned my right elbow into gravel. Dr. Roger Z. Taylor was assigned to my case. He spent 5 hours in surgery putting the little pieces back together and securing them with 3 plates and 21 screws. Now it is March 11, 2016 and I am finally out of the elbow...more
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