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Taylor R Dunphy MD

(949) 722-7038
Primary Specialties
  • Orthopedic Surgery
Area of Expertise
  • Sports Medicine
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Shoulder
Medical Practice:
  • Newport Orthopedic Institute
Address
22 Corporate Plaza
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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Address
15000 Kensington Park Dr, Ste 350
Tustin, CA 92782
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Education & Training

Medical Education - University of Texas - San Antonio
Residency - Keck School of Medicine of USC (Orthopaedic Surgery)
Fellowship - Keck School of Medicine of USC (Sports Medicine)

Accepted Health Plans

Please verify with your health plan and/or physician’s office.
  • Aetna PPO
  • Beech Street PPO
  • Blue Cross Prudent Buyer PPO
  • Blue Shield PPO
  • ChoiceCare/Humana
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry/First Health
  • Great-West/Cigna Healthcare PPO
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan/PHCS
  • United Healthcare PPO
For HMO plan participation please call physician's office.

Physician Bio

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 shoulder, elbow, hip, and 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.

Conditions Treated

  • AC Joint Separation (Shoulder)
  • ACL Injury / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • ACL Tear / Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ankle Sprain (Sports Medicine)
  • Baker’s Cyst (Knee)
  • Bankart Lesion (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture (Sports Medicine)
  • Bicep Tendon Rupture / Tear (Elbow)
  • Bicep Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • Biceps Tendonitis (Elbow)
  • Broken Arm (Elbow)
  • Broken Collarbone / Collarbone Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Cartilage Injuries (Sports Medicine)
  • Chondromalacia (Knee)
  • Clavicle Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Elbow (Elbow)
  • Dislocated Knee / Knee Dislocation / Kneecap Dislocation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Patella / Sublaxation (Knee)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Sports Medicine)
  • Dislocated Shoulder / Shoulder Dislocation (Shoulder)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Shoulder)
  • Distal Biceps Tendon Rupture / Triceps Rupture (Elbow)
  • Elbow Fracture / Fractured Elbow (Elbow)
  • Elbow Sports Injuries (Elbow)
  • Erb's Palsy (Elbow)
  • Femoral Acetabular Impingement (Hip)
  • Fractured Knee / Knee Fracture (Knee)
  • Fractures (Sports Medicine)
  • Frozen Shoulder Syndrome (FSS) / Adhesive Capsulitis (Shoulder)
  • Hamstring Strain (Sports Medicine)
  • Hip Impingement (Hip)
  • Humerus Fracture (Shoulder)
  • Joint Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Cartilage Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Cysts (Knee)
  • Knee Ligament Injuries (Knee)
  • Knee Pain (Knee)
  • Knee Tendonitis (Knee)
  • Labral Tear of the Hip or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Labral Tears of the Shoulder / Bankart Lesion (Shoulder)
  • Labrum Tear (Hip)
  • Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • LCL Injury (Knee)
  • LCL Injury / Lateral Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • Little League / Elbow or Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • MCL Injury / Medial Collateral Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear (Knee)
  • Meniscus Tear / Meniscal Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Olecranon Fractures (Elbow)
  • Osteoarthritis of the HIp / Hip Osteoarthritis (Hip)
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee / Knee Osteoarthritis (Knee)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Elbow)
  • Osteochondral Defect (OCD) of Capitellum (Shoulder)
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (Elbow)
  • Patellar Tendinitis (Knee)
  • Patellar Tendonitis / Patella Tendonitis (Sports Medicine)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament (Sports Medicine)
  • PCL Injury / Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (Knee)
  • Pediatric Orthopedics (Pediatric Orthopedics)
  • Radial Collateral Ligament Sprain (Elbow)
  • Rotator Cuff Injury / Rotator Cuff Tear (Shoulder)
  • Separated Shoulder (Sports Medicine)
  • Separated Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shin Splints (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Arthritis (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Fractures (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Impingement (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Instability (Sports Medicine)
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis / Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Sports Injuries (Shoulder)
  • Shoulder Tendonitis (Shoulder)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • SLAP Lesion Tear / Shoulder Lebrum Tear (Shoulder)
  • Sprained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Strained Elbow (Elbow)
  • Tennis Elbow (Sports Medicine)
  • Tennis Elbow / Lateral Epicondylitis (Elbow)
  • Throwing Injuries (Shoulder)
  • UCL Tear / Ulnar Collateral Ligament Tear (Sports Medicine)
  • Ulnar Collateral Ligaments Injuries (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment (Elbow)
  • Ulnar Neuropathy (Elbow)
  • Unstable Knee Cap (Knee)