Dr. Edward Taylor III, MD

Dr. Edward Taylor III, MD

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57 y/o
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Dr. Edward Taylor III, MD is a general surgery specialist in Bakersfield, CA and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in general surgery and surgery.

Riverwalk Surgical Associates, Bakersfield, CA

3838 San Dimas St Ste B231

Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • GEMCare
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Health Net
  • Kern Family Health Care
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • Tricare
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taylor III's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor III performs Gallbladder Removal more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Taylor III performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor III performs Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Taylor III performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor III performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 5% of his peers

Dr. Taylor III performs this procedure more than 5% of his peers

About Me

Care Philosophy

I believe in being intimately involved in preoperative as well as postoperative care of my patients. I believe patients should be integral in the surgical decision making process. In order to facilitate this, I pride myself in educating my patient...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1992
    Kern Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1992
  • 1988
    Kern Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Of California, Davis, School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1987
  • 1983
    U Calif Davis
    Undergraduate School
    1983

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Best Abstract award, SAGES, 1995
  • Teacher of the Year, Kern Med CTR, 1999
  • Professional Education Award, Am Cancer Society, 1996
  • Best Teacher in Laparoscopic Surgery, KMC, 2007
  • Resident Achievement Award, Laparoscopy, Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, 1992
  • Intern of the year, Kern Medical Ctr, 1988
  • Volunteer Award, American Cancer Society, 1995

Media & Publications

  • more than 50 peer reviewed journal articles published covering many different general surgery topics,

Dr. Taylor III's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taylor III

4.9

Based on 162 reviews

5 Stars
95.06172839506173%
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4 Stars
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1 Star
1.8518518518518519%
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I recommend Dr Taylor to anyone who needs surgery. Dr Taylor made me feel at ease and explained the procedure from the beginning to the end. I was in peace at all times and felt I was in 'good hands'
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Dr. Taylor and his staff were amazing through out my whole ordeal. I postponed my surgery to October and Dr. Taylor assured me if I need surgery sooner he would make time for me. Sure enough I had another attack and called his medical assistant, who then scheduled my surgery within that week. Dr....Read More
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Dr Taylor recently performed a thyroidectomy on me. During my initial consult he showed me the sonogram of my thyroid and without sugar coating it explained why it needed to come out and some possible complications. He assured me that he would have a couple of his qualified colleagues on standby...Read More
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After experiencing sickness & extreme pain, my PCP ordered an abdominal U S & gallstones were discovered. She referred me to Dr Taylor who wanted to know exactly what I experienced. He felt there was more than gallstones & ref me for an endoscopy. His suspicions were right. I was hoping to wait...Read More
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I would highly recommend Dr. Taylor and his friendly staff at Millennium Surgery Center who went out of their way to make me feel comfortable at a time I needed it the most. I received quality care and was fully informed of my surgery procedures both pre and postoperative. Dr. Taylor is a pioneer...Read More
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
GEMCare
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Kern Family Health Care
Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
Tricare
TriCare for Life
Triwest
TriCare/TriWest
UnitedHealthCare
UMR
United Healthcare

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Mercy Hospitals

Bakersfield, CA

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