About Michel Taylor

Michel A. Taylor, MD, MSc, FRCSC, graduated medical school from the University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine in London, Ontario, Canada, and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario. In addition, he received his Master’s (MSc) at the University of Western Ontario studying compartment syndrome pathophysiology. He went on to complete his first of two clinical/surgical fellowships at the London Health Sciences Center, University of Western Ontario in Orthopaedic Trauma. He then completed his second surgical fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina in Foot and Ankle Surgery. While there, he worked with the world-renowned foot and ankle division, performing various complex reconstructive procedures including high volume primary and revision total ankle arthroplasties.

Dr. Taylor is board eligible by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS), Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA), Canadian Medical Association (CMA), Ontario Medical Association (OMA), and the Ontario Orthopaedic Association (OOA).

Academically, Dr. Taylor has published numerous peer-reviewed scientific research articles and textbook chapters, and has presented his research at international meetings. He has won multiple awards for his resident teaching as well as his research and was honored among his peers for research in both medical school and residency. He serves as a journal reviewer for Foot & Ankle International, Foot & Ankle Orthopaedics, and Foot & Ankle Specialist, all respected peer-reviewed scientific journals.

Dr. Taylor has special interests in general orthopaedic trauma including complex periarticular reconstruction of the lower limb. With respect to the foot and ankle, and knee, his interests include simple and complex periarticular trauma, frame reconstruction, primary and revision total ankle arthroplasty, flat foot reconstruction, lower extremity tendon transfers, midfoot and forefoot reconstruction including lisfranc fracture dislocation, midfoot arthrodesis, neuromas, bunion deformities, and total knee arthroplasty.

While away from the office, Dr. Taylor enjoys traveling, playing golf, dining out and cooking with his wife Taylor and taking their dog Hank for walks around Nashville.