Dr. Timothy Taft, MD

Dr. Timothy Taft, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 75
Dr. Timothy Taft, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 46 years. He graduated from Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med in 1969 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.


Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Contact Information

(919) 962-6637

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
more than 83% of peers
Knee Disorders
more than 81% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 67% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

37  Conditions Treated

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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4  Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Univ Of Mo Columbia Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • Nc Orth Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • University Of North Carolina Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Taft has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taft's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taft to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Taft's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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