After graduating cum laude from Morris Brown College in Atlanta with a bachelor’s degree in biology, Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Taylor completed both his internship and residency in family medicine at Womack Army Medical Center in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He also completed a primary care sports medicine fellowship at Bayfront Medical Center in St. Petersburg, Florida.
Board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine, Dr. Taylor provides highly personalized, full service family medicine care for all ages. He also specializes in primary care sports medicine and evaluates and treats non-operative orthopedic injuries. Dr. Taylor aims to counsel young athletes and weekend warriors on proper training methods to avoid injuries. He also has a special interest in concussion management and ultrasound guided therapy.
Dr. Taylor found his way into medicine through a combination of a strong interest in science and a love of sports. His diverse background includes providing inpatient, outpatient and battlefield medical care as a staff physician to soldiers, their families and veterans during his military service. While on active duty, Dr. Taylor completed a combat tour in Iraq supporting Operation New Dawn. He was also the medical director for the Warrior Transition Battalion at Ft. Campbell, KY. Dr. Taylor was honorably discharged at the rank of Major from the United States Army.
Dr. Taylor enjoys learning about his patients. Compassionate and realistic, he takes the whole person into consideration when developing treatment plans. With his sports injury patients, for example, he will help figure out a way for them to continue to stay active while allowing the injury to heal. He sees himself as his patients’ teammate, educating them about their conditions and helping them make the best decisions regarding their quality of life.
In his spare time, Dr. Taylor enjoys bowling, playing flag football, softball and chess.
Dr. Taylor practices at Memorial Hermann Physicians at Sugar Creek.