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Taylor R. Dunphy MD

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22 Corporate Plaza Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660
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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. 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. Additionally, he utilizes modern biologic modalities and has expertise with more complex surgeries including multi-ligamentous knee reconstructions and cartilage restoration procedures, as well as primary and revision 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 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 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 spending time outdoors: hiking, skiing, sailing and playing tennis and golf. Dr. Dunphy also enjoys working as the team physician for Newport Harbor High school & participating as part of a physician team for the NFL Total Wellness Program.

Education & Training

Undergraduate: University of Southern California
Medical School: University of Texas-School of Medicine at San Antonio
Residency: Los Angeles County - University of Southern California Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine

Areas of Interest

Minimally invasive/arthroscopic procedures of the shoulder, elbow, hip, and knee.


  • Ligamentous knee injuries
  • Meniscal injuries
  • Patellar instability
  • Cartilage restoration


  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Labral tears

Shoulder and Elbow

  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Shoulder instability
  • Shoulder arthritis
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Tendon Ruptures

Awards & Recognitions

- Finalist for the Gary Poehling Award for excellence in the treatment of the Elbow, Wrist or Hand
- Nominated for American Shoulder and Elbow Society Resident Research Award
- 1st Place – University of Southern California Orthopaedic Research Day
- Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
- Class Rank #1 of 216 - University of Texas School of Medicine at San Antonio

Other Specialties or Certifications

BOARD ELIGIBLE: Orthopedic Surgery

Our Locations

(949) 722-7038

Physician Offices

Huntington Beach

19582 Beach Boulevard, Suite 306
Huntington Beach, CA 92648

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16300 Sand Canyon Ave, Suite 400
Irvine, CA 92618

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Mission Viejo

South Orange County Orthopaedics, Inc.
26730 Crown Valley Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92691

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Newport Beach

22 Corporate Plaza Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660

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