• 348 Citations
  • 9 h-Index

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Research interests

Dr. Kenneth Taylor’s research interests include fracture fixation, limb lengthening, clinical outcomes and the development of novel techniques to address orthopaedic trauma and disease.

Teaching and educational interests

Dr. Kenneth Taylor is involved in resident and medical student education at Penn State Health/Penn State College of Medicine. He actively participates in the "Residents as Educators" program and medical student and resident selection.

Clinical interests

Dr. Kenneth Taylor is a hand and upper extremity expert. His practice is composed of tendon, nerve and musculoskeletal problems of the elbow, wrist and hand to include arthritis of the hand, wrist and elbow; carpal tunnel syndrome; congenital disorders of the hand; cubital tunnel syndrome; DeQuervian’s tenosynovitis; Dupuytren’s disease; fractures of the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand; nerve compressions; nerve repair; nerve transfers; tendinopathies; tendon repair and reconstruction; tennis elbow (epicondylitis); trigger finger; vascular repair; and grafting and wrist arthroplasty.

Professional information

Subspecialty certification in Surgery of the Hand, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2009

Board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 2006

Education/Academic qualification

Hand, Fellowship, Walter Reed Army Medical Center


Residency, Walter Reed Army Medical Center


Research, Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University


MD, F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine


Physical Therapy, BS, University of Delaware


External positions

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Orthopaedic Research

2019 → …

Member, Education Assessments and Examinations Committee, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

2018 → …

Manuscript Reviewer, Hand

2011 → …

Manuscript Reviewer, Journal of Hand Surgery

2011 → …

Scientific Reviewer, Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP)

2009 → …

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Research Output

  • 348 Citations
  • 9 h-Index
  • 26 Article
  • 1 Review article
  • 6 Scopus citations

    Choice of Corticosteroid Solution and Outcome After Injection for Trigger Finger

    Roberts, J. M., Behar, B. J., Siddique, L. M., Brgoch, M. S. & Taylor, K. F., Jan 1 2019, In : Hand.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Effect of Metacarpal Fixation Configuration on Strength and Fracture Gap Displacements in a Cadaveric Model of Externally Fixed Distal Radius Fractures

    Taylor, K. F., Sharma, J., Davisson, N. A., Roush, E. P., Jones, C. M. & Lewis, G. S., Jan 1 2019, In : Hand.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Volar vascularized strut graft for avascular scaphoid nonunion using the 1,2 intercompartmental supraretinacular artery

    Ingari, J. V., Nayar, S. K. & Taylor, K. F., Mar 1 2019, In : Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 23, 1, p. 14-21 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Digital tomography for detection of acute occult scaphoid fractures

    Barcia, A. M., Zhou, L., Cook, J. B., Lindell, K. K., Gumboc, R. D., Dykstra, A. D., Lachky, R. J., Shaha, S. H. & Taylor, K. F., Nov 1 2017, In : Orthopedics. 40, 6, p. e1092-e1095

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations