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John Taliaferro, MD

John Taliaferro, MD

Sports Medicine, Joint Replacement

Triangle Region

Wilson

John Taliaferro, MD joined the EmergeOrtho Wilson practice in 2021, serving as a surgeon for the EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region Sports Medicine, Total Joint Replacement and General Orthopedics Teams. His specialties include the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries including rotator cuff and labral repairs, AC joint injuries, ACL/knee ligamentous injuries, and meniscal tears.

Dr. Taliaferro also specializes in Total Hip and Total Knee replacements, including Partial Knee Replacements and the utilization of the Direct Anterior Approach for Total Hip Replacement.

Education and Expertise

Dr. Taliaferro hails from Georgia, and is a proud graduate of the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. He completed medical school at the Medical College of Georgia. From there, Dr. Taliaferro completed a five-year residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine-Jacksonville, including training at Nemours Children’s Hospital and Mayo Clinic-Florida.

While in residency, he was elected to and served as an Administrative Chief Resident. After residency, Dr. Taliaferro was awarded two separate fellowships, including an Adult Reconstruction Fellowship at the University of Virginia, as well as an Arthroscopic and Sports Medicine fellowship at Orthopaedic Research of Virginia.

Associations

Dr. Taliaferro has been an active participant in orthopaedic research, and has written multiple publications and book chapters, including for the Journal of Arthroplasty and Journal of Arthroscopic Techniques. He is also an active fellow member of:

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America Fellow Member (AANA)
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons Member (AAHKS)

His most common procedures cover the following:

Total Joints

Shoulder

  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Labral Repairs
  • AC Joint Repair/Reconstruction

Knee

  • Arthroscopic Knee Meniscectomy/Meniscal Repair
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Cartilage Repair

General

  • Fracture Care
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Cubital Tunnel
  • Distal Biceps Injury
  • Tennis Elbow/Golfer’s Elbow

Request a consultation with Dr. Taliaferro now. Or, call us at 252-243-9629 any time to speak with an EmergeOrtho—Triangle Region team member.

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