Michael J. Taunton, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Hip arthroscopy
  2. Hip replacement
  3. Joint replacement revisions
  4. Knee replacement
  • Direct anterior approach to total hip arthoplasty
  • Primary total hip arthoplasty
  • Primary total knee arthroplasty
  • Revision total hip arthroplasty
  • Revision total knee arthoplasty
  • Joint salvage procedures for hip and knee
  • Hip arthroscopy

Rochester, Minnesota

  1. 2010
    Fellow - Orthopedic Adult Lower ExtremityOrthocarolina
  2. 2009
    Post Graduate Trainee - Orthopedic SurgeryDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery
  3. 2004
    MDSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  4. 2000
    BA - Biology and ChemistryDrury University
  5. 1996
    DiplomaPierce City High School

Certifications

  1. 2012
    Orthopaedic SurgeryAmerican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    The John Charnley Award: A Randomized Clinical Trial of Direct Anterior Approach and Mini-Posterior Approach Total Hip ArthroplastyHip Society
  2. 2017
    The Otto Aufranc Award: Dual-Mobility Constructs in Revision THA Reduced Dislocation, Re-Revision & Reoperation Compared to Large Femoral HeadsHip Society
  3. 2016
    John Insall Traveling FellowshipInsall-Scott-Kelly Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  4. 2015
    Young Investigator Award Paper: Post-Discharge Mobility Monitoring in Elders: An E-Health SolutionHip Society
  5. 2015
    The Chitranjan S. Ranawat, MD Award: Running Subcuticular Closure Enables the Most Robust Perfusion Following TKA: A Randomized Clinical Trial with LA-ICGAKnee Society
  6. 2004
    Alpha Omega AlphaSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  7. 2004
    Paul J. McBryan Award - Outstanding Service to classmatesSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  8. 2000
    Summa Cum Laude graduateDrury University
  9. 1996
    ValedictorianPierce City High School

Professional memberships

  1. 2016 - 2018
    Program CommitteeMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  2. 2016
    Board MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  3. 2016 - present
    Program DirectorMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  4. 2015
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  5. 2015
    Program Committee RepresentativeAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  6. 2015 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  7. 2014
    Fellow MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  8. 2014 - present
    Central Evaluation Committee Hip, Knee, and Adult Recon Eval Com Chair, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  9. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  10. 2011 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  11. 2011 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Education Committee
  12. 2011 - present
    ChairNR View Work group
  13. 2011 - present
    MemberEvaluation Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  14. 2010 - present
    Candidate MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  15. 2004
    Class PresidentSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  16. 2004 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  17. 2004 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  18. 2003 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  19. 2002 - 2004
    CoordinatorHealth Resource Center, Saint Louis University School of Medicine
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