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Dr. John Taras, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Professional statement

John Taras is a capable and skilled orthopedic surgeon serving the community of Warminster and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Taras attended the University of Michigan, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center. He also completed his fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at Duke University. He also completed his internship in general surgery at New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center. Dr. Taras is a part of Hahnemann Orthopedic Institute and is affiliated with Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Taras is board certified in orthopedic surgery and in surgery of the hand by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Association of Hand Surgery, the American Orthopedic Association, the Eastern Orthopedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He gives each patient his focused attention, and he prides himself on delivering the best treatment available.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Beech Street


  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Hahnemann University Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Surgery of the Hand (Orthopaedic Surgery)

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Michigan, Doctor of Medicine
  • New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Duke University, Fellowship in Hand Surgery and Microsurgery
  • New York University, Bellevue Hospital Center, Internship in General Surgery
  • University of Michigan (Bachelor’s)

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Hand Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Eastern Orthopaedic Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Awards and publications

  • Named by Suburban Life as Top Doctor, in Hand Surgery January 2011
  • Diagnosis of union of distal tibia fractures: accuracy and interobserver reliability. van Kollenburg JA, Vrahas MS, Smith RM, Guitton TG, Ring D, Taras JS et al. Injury 2012; Nov 28, 483-484.
  • Named by Guide to America’s Top Surgeons as one of America’s Top Surgeons
  • Named by South Jersey Magazine as Top Doctor in Hand Surgery Summer 2012
  • Treatment of flexor tendon injuries in the new millennium. Taras JS. J Hand Therapy 1999;12:141-148.

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Languages spoken

  • English

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Office locations

Hahnemann Orthopaedic Institute

215 Newtown Road

Warminster, PA 18974

Hahnemann Orthopaedic Institute

216 N. Broad Street, 2nd Floor, Feinstein Building

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Hahnemann Orthopaedic Institute

1930 S Broad Street, Ground floor

Philadelphia, PA 19145

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Dr Taras was professional, compassionate, and friendly during my exam and visit. I continue to have complete trust in his expertise for more than 12 years.
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Long waits so far.
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I had a nice experience. Very good doctor. Knows what he is doing.
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