Dr. Scott Taylor, MD

Dr. Scott Taylor, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 60
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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

(510) 238-9600

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
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Taylor performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Elbow Bursitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Sprain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Knee Disorders
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taylor "Comfort, Educate, Explain the Treatment Options with Risks, Benefits , and allow the Patient to make the best Treatment Decision for her or himself."

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Taylor does not have any board certifications listed.

78  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • 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
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tendonitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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46  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • 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
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Total Hip Replacement
  • Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Taylor has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taylor's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taylor to family and friends
10 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Taylor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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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