Dr. Jonathan Taylor, MD

Dr. Jonathan Taylor, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Jonathan Taylor, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in gastroenterology.Read his story

425 Lake Ave N

Worcester, MA 01605

Contact Information

(508) 852-0600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diverticulosis, Intestinal
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Taylor's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Taylor "When it came time to choose a career, Dr. Jonathan Taylor wanted to work in a profession that could make an impact and allow him to help others. "As I got older, I realized that the most satisfying professions were the ones where you could do something for others," he explains. "I was always interested in science and enjoyed connecting with people, so medicine seemed like the perfect career for me. As I see it, the practice of medicine involves educating patients, providing them with hope, and attempting to restore them to good health." A graduate of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Dr. Taylor chose to become a gastroenterologist after completing his first rotation in the gastroenterology department while a medical resident. "GI work was very appealing to me because it allowed me to do complex technical procedures such as colonoscopy and endoscopy while offering many treatment options that could benefit my patients. In the clinic and hospital each day there are always new challenges that you have to face as a gastroenterologist. Patients have different problems and there's a wide range of diseases we treat. Some of these problems are acute such as intestinal bleeding, and some are chronic like inflammatory bowel disease, or irritable bowel syndrome. Patients may need to have an endoscopy, colonoscopy or X-ray test to make a diagnosis, and subsequently be seen in the clinic to coordinate their care and treat their problem." Dr. Taylor is highly skilled in performing colonoscopy and endoscopy examinations. A colonoscopy is the endoscopic examination of the colon and the end of the small bowel using a color camera mounted on the end of a flexible tube. Colonoscopy is routinely recommended for colon cancer screening in patients who are 50 years old. If a screening colonoscopy is performed, precancerous colon polyps may be removed, and colon cancer may not only be prevented but may be detected at an earlier and more treatable stage. Dr. Taylor enjoys the collaborative environment in the multi-specialty group practice at Reliant Medical Group. "All the doctors here work really well together and we have an excellent team of nurses, secretaries and administrators who are not only highly skilled but provide excellent care. In particular, my patients have made many favorable comments regarding the care they receive in our outpatient clinic and at The Endoscopy Center where we perform endoscopic procedures." When he is not busy taking care of patients, Dr. Taylor enjoys playing the violin and running at Walden Pond. "Living a healthy and active lifestyle is important for it not only improves my quality of life, but helps me convey to my patients the benefits of exercise.""
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1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

1  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

65  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Univ Of Pa Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taylor to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

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Dr. Taylor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I had a colonoscopy and during the procedure he bruised my spleen as I learned when i woke in ER i had internal bleeding. I passed out after leaving the exam
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I ended up being partially incontinent after a tumor was removed from my spinal cord. He prescribed me meds that worked good to give me enough time to make it to the bathroom. My stomach has been bad and getting progressively worse where the meds are not working. This issue has been coming and...more
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