Dr. Taylor R. Dunphy is an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship-trained in
Sports Medicine. He has a passion for treating athletes of all ages and has served as
a team physician for the University of Southern California, where he helped
care for the Trojan’s football, basketball, soccer, volleyball,
lacrosse, and track teams. Dr. Dunphy is committed to providing the highest
quality patient care, and believes medicine is best performed through
a collective, patient-centric approach. He focuses on creating individualized
programs that are optimized to achieve the best results for each patient,
with surgery oftentimes not being the first approach.
Dr. Dunphy’s practice has an emphasis in minimally invasive/arthroscopic
procedures of the
knee. He utilizes modern biologic treatments and has expertise with more complex
surgeries including multi-ligament knee reconstructions, cartilage restoration
procedures, as well as shoulder replacements. Dr. Dunphy has an interest
in advancing orthopedic research and state-of-the-art treatment procedures,
and his work has been presented and recognized at national and international
conferences and highlighted in publications such as the American Journal
of Sports Medicine and the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Dr. Dunphy attended medical school at the University of Texas, San Antonio.
Having completed his undergraduate studies, orthopedic surgery residency,
and sports medicine fellowship in Los Angeles at USC, Dr. Dunphy is attuned
to the lifestyles of Southern Californians. He and his wife reside in
Orange County and enjoy hiking, skiing, sailing and playing tennis and golf.