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Dr. Michael Taunton, MD

Dr. Michael Taunton, MD

Age 43 Orthopedic Surgery M
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Dr. Michael Taunton, MD is a orthopedic surgery specialist in Rochester, MN. Dr. Taunton completed a residency at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine. He currently practices at Mayo Clinic - Minnesota and is affiliated with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital. He accepts multiple insurance plans. Dr. Taunton is board certified in Orthopedic Surgery.


  • Orthocarolina, Fellowship Hospital — 2010
  • Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Residency Hospital — 2009
  • Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Internship Hospital — 2005
  • Drury University, Undergraduate School — 2000

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  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
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  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • Principal Life
  • Priority Health
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Wells Fargo Insurance

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This surgeon is awesome!! His Skill, his bedside manner are fantastic!!
Cathy Rigdon — Sep 09, 2020
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Dr. Taunton frequently treats Hip Replacement, Total Hip Replacement, and Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh.  

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Hospital Affiliations

  • Avera Sacred Heart Hospital
  • Mayo Clinic - Rochester
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Methodist Campus
  • Mayo Clinic Hospital, Saint Marys Campus


  1. Mayo Clinic - Minnesota

    1. 1
      Rochester - Cancer
      200 1st St SW, Rochester, MN 55905 Existing Patients: (507) 284-0274
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