Dr. Leah Teekell-Taylor, MD

Dr. Leah Teekell-Taylor, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 59
Dr. Leah Teekell-Taylor, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 33 years. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in cardiac surgery, preventive medicine, and more.

8950 Dr Martin Luther King Jr St N Ste 102

St Petersburg, FL 33702

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
more than 30% of peers
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
more than 26% of peers
Heart Disease
more than 6% of peers

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3  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Preventive Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

28  Conditions Treated

26  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Episcopalc Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Allegheny Genl Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • Yale University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Teekell-Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Teekell-Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Teekell-Taylor to family and friends
11 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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Dr. Teekell-Taylor's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I needed a primary care physician upon relocation to Florida, I reviewed the list of providers my health insurance supplied-Dr. Terkel-Taylor's credentials and experience distinguished her from the other providers listed. My experience over the past 3 years has consistently exceeded my...more
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One of the best docs you will have in your life!!
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I was happy with my previous primary care doctor but after relocating became a patient of Dr. Teekell-Taylor. Her practice takes the idea of a patient's total wellness to another level. In an era when health care has increasingly become an institutionalized numbers game, it is surprising and...more
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