Team Physicians & Athletic Rehabilitation Coaching Staff
Dr. Dean Taylor
Professor of Surgery (Orthopaedics) and Team Physician for Duke University
Dr. Taylor is Professor of Surgery in the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is Director of the Duke Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, and Head Team Physician of the Duke Basketball Team. Dr. Taylor previously was Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School. He also held the position of Chief of Orthopaedics at West Point, and then became the Head Team Physician and Director of the John Feagin Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at West Point. He retired from the U.S. Army at the rank of Colonel in 2005 after 24 years of service. His areas of interest are orthopedic sports medicine, specializing in surgery and injuries to the shoulder and knee; and arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, knee and ankle.