Dr. Taylor R. Dunphy is a board-certified 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. All surgical decisions are carefully considered and may not be the first treatment option, and he focuses on creating individualized programs that are optimized to achieve the best results for each patient.
Dr. Dunphy’s practice has an emphasis in minimally invasive/arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee. He employs cutting edge, research proven techniques, and has expertise in the most modern ACL, meniscus, and rotator cuff repair techniques. Dr. Dunphy performs primary and revision surgeries and has experience in complex procedures including multi-ligamentous knee reconstructions, cartilage restoration, and total shoulder replacements. He is part of the trauma team at Hoag Hospital and specializes in fractures about the knee and shoulder. 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 leading 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 at USC, Dr. Dunphy is attuned to the lifestyles of Southern Californians. He, his wife, and two boys, reside in Orange County; and he loves spending time outdoors: skiing, hiking, sailing, and playing tennis and golf. Dr. Dunphy enjoys working with local high schools and has served as the team physician for Newport Harbor and Corona Del Mar High Schools. Dr. Dunphy is also an orthopedic provider for the NFL Total Wellness Program.
University of Southern California
Los Angeles County- USC Medical Center
University of Texas School of Medicine, San Antonio
University of Southern California
Dunphy TR, Hudson J, Michael Batech, Daniel Acevedo, Mirzayan R. Analysis of 784 Surgically Treated Distal Biceps Tendon Ruptures. Presented at:
Dunphy TR, Damodar D, Heckmann N, Sivasundaram L, Omid R, Hatch GF III. Outcomes of Type V Acromioclavicular Injuries with Nonoperative Treatment.
Dunphy TR, Narvy SJ, Gucev G, Motamed A, Munoz L, Hagos M, Vangsness CT Jr. Efficacy of Indwelling Interscalene Nerve Blocks in Outpatient Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery.
Dunphy TR, Johnson B, Gamradt S. Revision Shoulder Instability Surgery. In: Gamradt S, Sperling J, Galatz L. Let’s Discuss: Revision Shoulder. Rosemont (IL): American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2015: 1-22.
Johnson B, Dunphy TR, Gamradt S. Revision Rotator Cuff Surgery. In: Gamradt S, Sperling J, Galatz L. Let’s Discuss: Revision Shoulder. Rosemont (IL): American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons; 2015: 23-42.
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