Dr. Scott Taylor, MD

Dr. Scott Taylor, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Scott Taylor, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Oakland, CA and has been practicing for 33 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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No malpractice claims found for California
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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
1986
Highland-Alameda Co Hosp
Residency Hospital
1985
Highland Alameda County Hospital
Internship Hospital
1984
Meharry Medical College School Of Medicine
Medical School
1980
Morehouse
Undergraduate School
1991
1986
1985
1984
1980

Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taylor

3.8

Based on 11 reviews

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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
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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) 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 POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
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