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Samantha Tayne, MD, MBA

Samantha Tayne, MD, MBA

Orthopaedic Surgery

Education & Professional Experience

Medical School

  • Tufts University School of Medicine


  • University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
    Orthopaedic Residency


  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Phoenix Children’s Hospital
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Fellowship
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship

Professional Experience

  • 2022-Current
    University of North Carolina
    Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Honors & Awards

  • Robert Ray MD, PhD Award for Basic Science Orthopaedic Research 2020
  • AANA Annual Meeting Resident Scholarship 2020
  • JRGOS PGY5 Scholarship Recipient 2020
  • International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium (IPOS) Scholarship Recipient 2018
  • MD/MBA Best Team Consulting Project Award, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Brandeis University Heller School of Management 2015
  • Magna Cum Laude, University of Pennsylvania 2010
  • University of Pennsylvania Dean’s List: 2008-2009, 2009-2010


Book Chapters

  • Tayne S, Bejarano-Pineda L, Hutchinson M. Gymnastics (Artistic, Rhythmic, Trampoline). In: Sergio Rocha Piedade, Phillipe Neyret, Joao Espregueira-Mendes, Moises Cohen, Mark R Hutchinson (eds). Specific Sports Related Injuries. ISAKOS, Springer, 2021
  • Tayne S, Hrubes M, Hutchinson M, Mountjoy M. Female Athlete Triad and RED-S. In: Sergio Rocha Piedade, Andreas Imhoff, Mark Clatworthy, Moises Cohen, and Joao Espregueira- Mendes (eds). The Sports Medicine Physician. ISAKOS, Springer Verlag, 2019
  • Behar A, Bobko A, Mayo B, Saadat A, Schwarzman G, Secretov E, Steffes M, Tayne S, Hutchnson MR. Indoor Sports. In: Sergio Rocha Piedade, Andreas Imhoff, Mark Clatworthy, Moises Cohen, and Joao Espregueira-Mendes (eds). The Sports Medicine Physician. ISAKOS, Springer Verlag, 2019

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Hwang M, Flanagan A, Graf A, Kruger KM, Scullion N, Tayne S, Altiok H. Gait characteristics in youth with transverse myelitis. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation 2021; 27(3):38-48
  • Tayne S, Hutchinson M, O’Connor FG, Taylor D, Musahl V, Indelicato P. Leadership for the team physician. Current Sports Medicine Reports 2019;19(3):119-123
  • Tayne S, Fralinger D, Ali A. Atraumatic displaced femoral neck fracture and bilateral avascular necrosis of the femoral head during pregnancy: a case report. JAAOS Global Research and Reviews 2019;3:e037
  • Day M, Cronin K, Tayne S. Recently introduced legislation impacts trainees. AAOS NOW. 2019 July
  • Tayne S, Smith P. Olecranon fractures in pediatric patients with Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2019 Aug;39(7):e558-e562
  • Steffes M, Tayne S, Osmani F, MacGillis K, Edwards G, Kim W, Hammerstedt J, Goldberg B. Triceps Repair and Restoration of the Triceps Footprint with Anchorless Suture Fixation. Techniques in Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery. 2018 Sept;22(3):89-93
  • Tayne S, Merrill CA, Saxena RC, King C, Devarajan K, Ianchulev S, Chilingerian J. The Future of Ambulatory Surgery at an Academic Medical Center: Maximizing Operational Efficiency Using an In-House Ambulatory Surgery Model. Journal of Healthcare Management. 2018 Mar-Apr; 63(2):118-129
  • Tayne S, Merrill CA, Smith EL, Mackey WC. Predictive risk factors for 30-day readmissions following primary total joint replacement and modification of patient management. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2014 Oct; 29(10): 1938-42
  • Tayne S, Merrill CA, Kim J, Shah SJ, Mackey WC. Risk Factors for 30-day Readmissions and Modifying Post-operative Care Following Gastric Bypass Surgery. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2014 Sept; 219(3): 489-95

Abstracts and Proceedings

  • Walker-Santiago R, Chen J, Tayne S, Maldonado D, Lall A, Domb B. Persistent anterior hip pain after total hip arthroplasty in patients with mild hip dysplasia: a minimum 5-year outcomes study. 21st EFORT Congress 2020. Vienna, Austria
  • Tayne S, Pean C. Module III – How to be a physician advocate and build lasting relationships. AAOS Health Policy Milestones Project
  • Tayne S, Smith P. Characteristics of Olecranon Fractures in Osteogenesis Imperfecta. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America Annual Meeting 2019. Charlotte, NC
  • Fye A, Devarajan K, Kincaid M, Maler S, Martin J, Tayne S, Mackey WC. Sustainability of Surgical Safety Interventions and Universal Protocol Compliance: Results of a Follow-up Study. Poster presented at Mass Medical Society 8th Annual Research Symposium for Residents, Fellows, and Medical Students; December 2013. Waltham, MA
  • Shyam N, Wang Y, Tayne S, Jordan-Sciutto KL. Necdin expression is altered in an in vitro model of HIV-associated dementia and in HIV-infected individuals. Poster presented at Neuroscience 40th Annual Meeting; November 2010. San Diego, CA

Teaching Activities


  • Cervical Spine Injuries in Sports
    Duke University Department of Orthopedic Surgery Sports Medicine Lecture Series, September 2021
  • Pediatric Femur Fractures
    University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Lecture Series, October 2018
  • Pediatric Elbow Fractures
    University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Resident Lecture Series, June 2018
  • Clavicle Malunion
    University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, March 2018
  • Envisioning the Future of Ambulatory Surgery at Tufts Medical Center: Maximizing Operational Efficiency a Fluid World of Changing Reimbursement Models
    Tufts MD/MBA Team Consulting Project
    Tufts Medical Center, May 2015
  • Medical Device Strategy in the Era of Healthcare Reform
    Tufts MD/MBA Strategic Management Consulting Project
    Covidien, 2012
  • Partnership Opportunities for LATE-PCR Technology
    Tufts MD/MBA Healthcare Information Technology Consulting Project
    Wangh Laboratory at Brandeis University, 2012
  • Tufts Medical Center Marketing Management
    Tufts MD/MBA Marketing Management Project
    Tufts Medical Center, 2012
  • The Innovator’s Prescription: Disrupting the Hospital Business Model
    Tufts MD/MBA Seminar Series with Guest Speaker: Clayton Christensen
    Tufts Medical Center, 2012
  • Operations Analysis: Patient Safety Executive Development Program for IHI
    Tufts MD/MBA Operations Management Consulting Project
    Institute for Healthcare Improvement, 2011
  • Shared Dental Appointments: Denture Delivery
    Consulting Internship Presentation
    Cambridge Health Alliance Executive Board, 2011

Professional Service

To discipline:

Professional Society Membership

  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: 2021-present
  • Pediatric Research in Sports Medicine Society: 2021-present
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America, Fellow Member: 2019-present
  • Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society, Resident Member: 2018-present
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow Member: 2015-present

Leadership Roles

  • Feagin Leadership Program
    Durham, NC
    Scholar, 2021-2022
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
    Resident Assembly
    Health Policy Committee, 2018-2020
  • Silver Service Children’s Foundation
    Chicago, IL and Buga, Colombia
    Board member, 2018-2020
  • UIC Mentors Program, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Medicine Chicago, IL
    Orthopaedic Surgery Mentor, 2017-2020
  • Team Cathedral Project, Tufts University School of Medicine and Cathedral High School Boston, MA
    Financial Officer 2013-2015, Mentor 2012-2013
  • Peer Advising Program, University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, PA
    Peer Advisor, 2009-2010

Athletics and Team Coverage

  • Duke University Football
  • Duke University Men’s Basketball
  • Duke University Women’s Soccer
  • North Carolina Central Football
  • FIVB Volleyball Nations League Championships 2019
  • Horizon League Women’s Softball Championship 2019
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Men’s Basketball
  • University of Illinois at Chicago Women’s Softball


UNC Orthopaedic Clinic at Carolina Pointe II
6011 Farrington Road
Chapel Hill, North Carolina - 27517
UNC Orthopaedics at Panther Creek
6715 McCrimmon Parkway
Suite 205A
Cary, North Carolina - 27519