Dr. Michael Taylor, MD

Dr. Michael Taylor, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Michael Taylor, MD is a general surgery specialist in Panama City, FL and has been practicing for 13 years. He specializes in general surgery and pediatric surgery.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Taylor performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
very high
more than 97% of peers
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
very high
more than 97% of peers

Dr. Taylor's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Taylor "Gulf Coast Pediatric & General Surgery is committed to providing all of our patients with the most positive surgical experience. Gulf Coast Pediatric & General Surgery applies specialized care with latest techniques. Dr. Michael Taylor brings exceptional healthcare services to our community. Our surgeon believes each patient deserves respectful treatment. You will find that Dr. Taylor practices medicine with honesty, integrity and compassion."

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

70  Conditions Treated

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64  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Testicular Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Frenectomy
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hand Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Mole Removal
  • Orchiectomy
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Paracentesis
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Pediatric Advanced Laparoscopy Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Pelvic Surgery
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Repair Vaginal and-or Cervical Lacerations
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tumor Surgery
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
  • Wart Removal
  • Wound Repair
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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.


  • Florida International University College of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Shands at the University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Memorial Health University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Miami Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Dr. Robert R Donahoe Memorial General Surgery Award, 1998
  • Carl R Boyd, MD, Resident Surgeio of the Year, 2003
  • University of Florida College of Medicine Graduate with Honors in Research, 1998
Media & Publications

Dr. Taylor has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Taylor to family and friends
33 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (33)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. 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 (7)

Dr. Taylor is very patient, sincere, kind, and has a quietness to him that made my 1 year old very calm during out consultation. Anytime someone asks for a pediatric surgeon, Dr. Taylor is my first thought.
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Dr Taylor is absolutely amazing! He takes the time to explain things to you in a way that you'll understand. No fancy dr lingo. He's caring, and you can tell he loves his career and his patients. The staff is always friendly and smiling, they are very helpful as well. They answer your questions no...more
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We had an emergency pediatric surgery fall upon our family on a beach trip for Florida. Dr. Taylor went out of his way to visit with us pre-op, comfort us and give us confidence in his process, and take amazing care of our little baby. He is a blessing.
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Dr. Taylor is the best. Explains everything so you can understand things. He always greets you with a hand shake. My daughter thinks he's the best. Karen Lee
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Thank you for giving us a great score! Our dedicated staff takes great pride in making your experience a positive one.

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Dr. Taylor is the best doctor EVER. He takes time to explain things. He has taken great care of my special needs daughter. I would highly recommend him to anyone!!!!
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