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Dr. Michael J. Taunton , MD

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Dr. Taunton works in Rochester, MN and specializes in Orthopedic Surgery.


Explains conditions and treatments
Takes time to answer my questions
Provides follow-up as needed
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Dr. Taunton's Rating
3 Reviews
Patient Perspective
4.5 Explains conditions and treatments
5.0 Takes time to answer my questions
5.0 Provides follow-up as needed
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200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN, 55905
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5.0Office cleanliness
5.0 Courteous staff
5.0 Scheduling flexibility
Mayo Clinic
200 First Street SW
Rochester, MN, 55905
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"I was referred to Dr Taunton by another Doctor, with a infected left revision knee. The knee was infected for 8 years. He and his team tried very hard to fix me. I was on antibiotics to keep infection at bay. He was going to do a revision knee after trying to get rid of infection. He remove infected knee and put antibiotic spacer in. But the infection had eaten up all the tissue and would not heal. ..."
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  • September 13, 2022
"Did a direct anterior hip replacement and lengthened my right leg. Leg length discrepancy caused poor gait, deformity and pain. He would not correct his error and I had to seek a provider to do an urgent revision surgery. "
  • May 4, 2022
"Dr Taunton successfully did my left hip replacement earlier this year and my left knee replacement on October 26, 2021. I highly recommend him and have found him to do exceptional surgery with fantastic results. I cannot thank him enough for the ease of pain these two operations provided this 77 year old man. "
  • November 9, 2021


Mayo Clinic
Mayo Clinic - Rochester
200 First Street SW
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  • Orthopedic Surgery


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