Scott M. Taylor, M.D.

Dr. Scott M. Taylor is the son of the late Dr. Robert L. Taylor, who practiced general surgery for 35 years in the Oakland, California community and founded a multidisciplinary clinic. Dr. Taylor’s private practice — Scott M. Taylor M.D., A Professional Corporation — helps adult patients regain their strength after suffering orthopaedic injuries from sports, work, or normal degenerative changes in their muscles and bones.

Dr. Taylor is a recognized specialist in the art of total joint and general orthopaedic surgery. He specializes in the repairs of ankles, knees, hips, hands, wrists, shoulders, and in the treatment of spinal sprain and strain. He even provides viscosupplementation injections for advanced osteoarthritis. He’s also a Qualified Medical Evaluator and Independent Medical Examination evaluator with special competence in the evaluation, treatment, and determination of Worker’s Compensation cases and personal injury/accident cases.

Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee in 1984. He then completed his General Surgery Internship and Residency at Highland General Hospital in Oakland, California, followed by an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Martin Luther King, Jr., County Hospital in Los Angeles. Through his many years of local orthopaedic surgery practice, Dr. Scott Taylor has achieved a hard-earned place among an elite group of trauma surgeons in the Greater Bay Area.

Dr. Taylor has worked with many professional organizations in the Oakland area and has served as the Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center – Oakland. He’s also the present Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery and Surgical Representative for the Credentials Committee at the Alta Bates – Summit Medical Center in Berkeley, California. With over two decades of experience, Dr. Scott Taylor strives to provide his patients with the best, most effective orthopaedic procedures.