Dr. Scott Taylor, MD

Dr. Scott Taylor, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Scott Taylor, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

400 29th St Ste 400

Oakland, CA 94609

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taylor's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Knee Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor treats Knee Sprain more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Taylor treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor treats Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Taylor treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor treats Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Taylor treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Taylor's conditions and procedures:

Achilles Tendinitis
Adhesive Capsulitis
All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
Ankle Fracture
Ankle Fracture Repair
Ankle Injury
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
Ankle Sprains and Strains
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Arm Surgery
Arthritis
Arthritis of the Elbow
Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Back Pain
Baker’s Cyst
Broken Arm
Bunion
Bursitis
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Clavicle Fracture
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
De Quervain's Disease
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Elbow Bursitis
Elbow Fracture
Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Elbow Injuries
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Femur Fracture
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
Foot Conditions
Foot Fracture
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
Fracture Care
Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
Ganglion Cyst
Gout
Hammer Toe
Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
Hand Conditions
Hand Fracture
Heel Spur
Herniated Disc
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
Hip Replacement
Hip Replacement Revision
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Knee Fracture
Knee Injuries
Knee Replacement
Knee Sprain
Knee Surgery
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
Low Back Pain
Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Partial Shoulder Replacement
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Pulled Muscles
Pyogenic Arthritis
Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
Rib Fracture
Rotator Cuff Injuries
Rotator Cuff Surgery
Rotator Cuff Tear
Ruptured Tendon
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Shoulder Diseases
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
Shoulder Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Shoulder Instability
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Spine Deformities
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Sports Injuries
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Synovial Biopsy
Tendon Repair
Tendonitis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia and Fibula Fractures
Total Hip Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Total Shoulder Replacement
Trigger Finger
Trigger Finger Release
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
Wrist Fracture

About Me

Care Philosophy

Comfort, Educate, Explain the Treatment Options with Risks, Benefits , and allow the Patient to make the best Treatment Decision for her or himself.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Education

  • 1991
    Los Angeles County Martin Luther King Jr General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1991
  • 1986
    Highland-Alameda Co Hosp
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    Highland Alameda County Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1984
    Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1984
  • 1980
    Morehouse
    Undergraduate School
    1980

Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taylor

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Taylor is awesome. I had a major injury and ended up having emergency surgery and all my follow up appointments with Dr. Taylor. He is incredibly calm and professional, which makes a big difference when the injury and the situation is stressful. I very much had the sense that he was willing to...Read More
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Very personable, professional, and has taken time to thoroughly answer EVERY question we had before surgery and during recovery/healing. Highly recommended and looking forward to next follow up appt!
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His ability to show care and concern for me as a patient was terrible. No real discussion about my painful condition. He is dry. He is unconcerned. Almost robotic. I never felt this level of indifference from a doctor and I've been around many. He flat out wouldnt assist me to address my...Read More
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Dr.Taylor was amazing in every facet of the process of having my left knee replaced. The office was courteous, understanding, great job they do there. Will be going back to replace my right knee. Total confidence in his ability to operate. Came from san jose to see Dr.Taylor.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
Commercial Insurance Company
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
Large Group PPO
Humana
Medicare
Special Needs Plan SNP
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
PacifiCare HMO
WellPoint

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