Dr. Benedict Taylor, MD

Dr. Benedict Taylor, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Benedict Taylor, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

6140 W Curtisian Ave

Boise, ID 83704

Contact Information

(208) 367-6575

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Net of California
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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Dr. Taylor's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Maze Procedure

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor performs Maze Procedure more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Taylor performs this procedure more than 85% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Mini-Maze Procedure
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Taylor performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Lung Surgery

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor performs Lung Surgery more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Taylor performs this procedure more than 74% of his peers

Dr. Taylor's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Root Surgery
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Atrial Myxoma
Atrial Septal Defect
Benign Tumor
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Stenting
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hernia Repair
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors
Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Myasthenia Gravis
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pericardial Disease
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Rib Fracture
Robotic Surgery, Thoracic
Septal Defect
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vein Ablation
Vein Laser Ablation
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

If you are in need of an audience with a Cardiothoracic Surgeon, then you are faced with what is often a dangerous and debilitating condition in need of surgical redress. I strive to provide state of the art surgical care for heart and lung diseas...


  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery


  • 2010
    University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
  • 2008
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hosp
    Residency Hospital
  • 2004
    Santa Barbara Cottage Hosp
    Internship Hospital
  • 2003
    University Of Southern California / Keck School Of Medicine
    Medical School
  • 1998
    University Of California At Berkeley
    Undergraduate School


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What People Say About Dr. Benedict Taylor, MD
Extremely professional previous and prompt.
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Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
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MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
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