Charles Taunt

Charles Taunt

Michigan Orhopedic Center

(866) 684-6783


Michigan Orhopedic Center
2815 South Pennsylvania Avenue Suite 204
Lansing, MI 48910
(866) 684-6783
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Dr. Taunt is committed to providing compassionate, quality care. Dr. Taunt's practice is focused on achieving excellent patient outcomes in hip and knee replacement surgery. In addition, he has a special interest in and frequently cares for complications in hip and knee replacement surgery, including the surgical treatment of component loosening, material failure, infection, joint instability and fractures around a hip or knee prosthesis. He teaches other orthopedic surgeons at the state and national level, lecturing frequently across the country on different aspects of hip and knee replacement surgery. Dr. Taunt is an Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery at Michigan State University and is active teaching in the Michigan State University Ingham Regional Medical Center orthopedic surgery residency program. He instructs young surgeons in training and works daily with orthopedic residents, interns and medical students.


  • Improving Outcomes of Total Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Difficult Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • Revision Total Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery
  • The Treatment of Musculoskeletal Infections
  • Minimally Bone Invasive Hip Replacement Prosthetic Design
  • Orthopedic Education
  • Oxford™ Partial Knee Replacement
  • Signature™ Partial and Total Knee Replacement
  • Patient Matched Total Knee Replacement
  • Custom Total Knee Replacement
  • Rapid Recovery of Hip and Knee Replacement Patients


  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, St. John Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights, Michigan
  • Traditional Rotating Internship, St. John Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights, Michigan
  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences, Des Moines, Iowa
  • BA - Economics & Pre-Professional Studies, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana


  • Fellow, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics
  • Board Certified, American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, 2007
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Michigan Osteopathic Association
  • Michigan Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Sigma Sigma Phi, National Osteopathic Honorary Society

Medical Committees

  • Member, American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery, Test Writing Committee, 2008 – 2014
  • Vice President, Adult Reconstructive and Arthritis Surgery Section, AOAO, 2009
  • Member, IRMC/MSU/Sparrow Orthopedic Surgery Residency Executive Committee, 2008 – Present
  • Member, Board of Directors, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics, 2003 – 2004
  • President, AOAO Resident Association, 2003 – 2004

Hospital Affiliations

Knee Products

Hip Products