William Taylor, MD - spine surgeons to know | 2014

Written by Super User | August 20, 2014 | Print  |

William TaylorWilliam Taylor, MD (University of California San Diego). Dr. Taylor is the director of spine surgery as well as vice chairman of the division of neurological surgery at the University of California San Diego. He is a former president of the Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and has won numerous awards during his career, including the Golden Scalpel Award for Teaching Excellence at the UCSD Neurological Resident Presentation in 2010 and the Leo M. Davidhoff Award for Outstanding Neurosurgical Teaching.


Dr. Taylor is board-certified and focuses on the neurological evaluation and treatment of spinal disorders. He has a professional interest in endoscopic surgery for disc disease as well as minimally invasive spine surgery. He also uses spinal instrumentation whenever necessary. Using minimally invasive spine surgery to correct adult scoliosis has become a prime area of interest for Dr. Taylor, while advancing the training and education of surgeons with the Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. His work has been published widely in peer-reviewed journals, such as Neurosurgery and Journal of Spinal Disorders & Techniques.


Dr. Taylor earned his medical degree at University of California Los Angeles and completed his residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. He has also completed a spine fellowship at Columbia University New York City.




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