Dr. Dean Curtis Taylor MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Dean Taylor is an orthopedic surgeon in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. He is one of 136 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 35 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Duke University Hospital
Ranked #12 in Orthopedics

Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1985–1986

Duke University Hospital
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987–1991

Keller Army Community Hospital
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1992–1993

Duke University School of Medicine
Class of 1985

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

NC State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Using Evidence-based Algorithms to Improve Clinical Decision Making: The Case of a First-time Anterior Shoulder Dislocation.
Federer, A. E.,Taylor, D. C.,Mather, R. C.

The effects of a valgus collapse knee position on in vivo ACL elongation.
Utturkar, G. M.,Irribarra, L. A.,Taylor, K. A.,Spritzer, C. E.,Taylor, D. C.,Garrett, W. E.,Defrate, L. E.

Management of multidirectional instability of the shoulder.
Gaskill, T.R., Taylor, D.C., Millett, P.J.

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