Michael J. Taunton, M.D.

  1. Orthopedic Surgeon

Departments

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Hip arthroscopy
  2. Hip replacement
  3. Joint replacement revision
  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

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
    Orthopedic 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. 2022
    Adult Reconstruction Hip Instructional Course Committee MemberAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  2. 2021 - present
    Reviewer of Grant ProposalsNational Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
  3. 2020 - present
    MemberThe Knee Society
  4. 2020 - present
    MemberOrthopedic Education Committee
  5. 2020 - present
    Member at LargeMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  6. 2019 - present
    Committee ChairFellowship Match Oversight Committee, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  7. 2018 - present
    MemberThe Hip Society
  8. 2018 - present
    Member, Bylaws CommitteeMid-America Orthopedic Association
  9. 2018 - 2020
    Member, Nominating CommitteeMid-America Orthopedic Society
  10. 2017 - 2018
    Member, Nominating CommitteeAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  11. 2016 - 2018
    Member, Program CommitteeMid-America Orthopedic Association
  12. 2016 - 2017
    Program Director, Annual MeetingMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  13. 2016
    Member, Board of CouncilorsAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  14. 2015 - present
    Member, AAHKS Fellowship Match Oversight CommitteeAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS)
  15. 2015 - present
    MemberMid-America Orthopaedic Association
  16. 2014 - present
    Fellow MemberAmerican Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  17. 2014 - present
    Corresponding MemberColumbian Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology
  18. 2014 - 2020
    Chair, Central Evaluation Committee-Hip, Knee, and Adult ReconstructionAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  19. 2014 - present
    FellowAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  20. 2013 - 2017
    Executive Board MemberMinnesota Orthopaedic Society
  21. 2011 - present
    ChairNR View Work group
  22. 2011 - 2020
    Member, Evaluation CommitteeAmerican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  23. 2011 - 2020
    MemberOrthopedic Education Committee
  24. 2011 - present
    MemberMayo Clinic Clinical Digital Imaging Subcommittee, Practice Convergence Council, Mayo Clinic Clinical Practice Committee
  25. 2010 - 2011
    Program Chair, Annual MeetingMinnesota Orthopedic Society
  26. 2004 - present
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  27. 2004
    Class PresidentSaint Louis University School of Medicine
  28. 2003 - present
    MemberAlpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  29. 2002 - 2004
    CoordinatorHealth Resource Center, Saint Louis University School of Medicine