Dr. Michael Taymor, MD

PediatricsMaleAge 75

Dr. Michael Taymor, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has over 41 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from West Virginia University School Of Medicine medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Taymor to book an appointment.

Dr. Taymor

Michael Taymor, MD

145 N California Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

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Care Philosophy

"For two decades Dr. Michael Taymor, a board-certified pediatrician and practitioner of integrative evidence-based medicine, has been dedicated to serving children and their families with accessible, compassionate, and..."

- Dr. Michael Taymor, MD

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  • Offers Telehealth
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Taymor's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Food Allergies
  • Anaphylactic Peanut Allergy
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Anemia
  • Animal Allergies
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anxiety
  • Asthma
  • Asthma in Children
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Back Pain
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Bird Flu
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blepharitis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cellulitis
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Constipation
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Cough
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Skin
  • Dyshydrotic Eczema
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enteritis
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Fever
  • Food Poisoning
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hydrocele
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypogonadism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impetigo
  • Infections
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Injuries
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Laryngitis
  • Lice
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Nausea
  • Newborn Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Obesity
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overweight
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Obesity
  • Pediatric Overweight
  • Pharyngitis
  • Phimosis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Plantar Wart
  • Pneumonia
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polyuria
  • Rash
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinus Tachycardia
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strep Throat
  • Swine Flu
  • Tension Headache
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Throat Pain
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Torticollis
  • Vertigo
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Infection
  • Warts
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections

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(650) 321-7722

Dr. Taymor accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)-CA HMO
Advantage-CA HMO
Advantage-CA PPO
Balanced (Prudent Buyer)-CA PPO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Individual-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Large Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (CACare) - Small Group-CA HMO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Individual-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Large Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Small Group-CA PPO
Blue Cross (Prudent Buyer) - Student Health-CA PPO
Blue Cross-CA HMO-POS
Bronze (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Bronze EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Bronze w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Dignity Health Custom Advantage-CA HMO
Dignity Health EPO / PPO-CA
Dignity Health PHC EPO & HDP/HSA-CA
Dignity Health Ventura EPO/PPO-CA
EPO-CA
Gold (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Gold (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold Advantage-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer / Small Grp)-CA PPO
Gold EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Lumenos Plans-CA PPO
Major Risk Medical Insurance Program (MRMIP) - Prudent Buyer-CA PPO
MemorialCare Custom-CA PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
PERS Choice / PERSCare Providers-CA PPO
PERS Traditional-CA HMO
Platinum (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Platinum (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Select Plus-CA HMO
Silver (CaliforniaCare HMO/ Small Grp) HMO
Silver (Prudent Buyer PPO/ Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver Advantage-CA PPO
Silver EPO (Prudent Buyer EPO/ Small Grp)-CA
Silver EPO w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Silver w/ H.S.A (Prudent Buyer PPO/Small Grp)-CA PPO
Tenet Network-CA PPO
Traditional
Traditional PPO
UC Care-CA PPO
UC CORE-CA PPO
UC Health Savings Plan-CA
UC High Option Supplement to Medicare-CA
UC Medicare with Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Medicare without Prescription Drugs-CA PPO
UC Resident and Fellows-CA PPO
UCSHIP-CA PPO
USC Plan (Two Tiered Network)-CA HMO
AvMed
Open Access
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Advantage Preferred DirectAccess Plus PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
Blue Shield of California
Access Plus Savenet
Local Access Plus HMO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Health Net
Employer Group HMO
Health Net PPO
Medicaid
Managed Care
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare
United Healthcare
Wisconsin Physicians Service

Dr. Taymor's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taymor

3.9

Based on 7 ratings

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  • Appointment scheduling (3)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (3)
What could be improved
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (2)
  • Office environment (2)
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Dr. Taymor is the one of the best pediatrician.
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Feb 04, 2020
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Attentive and caring. Not condescending or know it all really listens
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Mar 16, 2019
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We have been taking our daughter to Dr. Taymor since she was born. He comes across as a bit gruff, and is not for everyone, but he wins our endorsement because 1) he is almost always available, even at his cell phone, and will respond to texts or emails almost immediately 2) he clearly and directly communicates issues, and 3) he avoids overtesting and overmedicating. I feel like many doctors over-test to cover their on liability. He is a welcome exception.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
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Matthew Willard in Stanford – Oct 11, 2018
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had really bad experience with the doctor, specially when he described concerns in front of my kid.
What went well
No results
What could be improved
  • Office environment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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PALO ALTO, CA – Dec 02, 2016
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About Me

Care Philosophy

For two decades Dr. Michael Taymor, a board-certified pediatrician and practitioner of integrative evidence-based medicine, has been dedicated to serving...Read more

Biography

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Specialties

  • Pediatrics

Education

Boston City Hosp, Pediatrics West Virginia Univ Hosps, Family Medicine
Residency Hospital
1982
Boston City Hospital Ma
Internship Hospital
1980
West Virginia University School Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • English
  • French

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Michael Taymor, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Taymor frequently treats Asthma, Wellness Examination, and Cough. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Taymor treats.

Where is Dr. Michael Taymor, MD's office located?

Dr. Taymor's office is located at 145 N California Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94301. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

What languages does Dr. Michael Taymor, MD speak?

Dr. Taymor speaks French and English. View profile to see all.

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Michael Taymor, MD

Michael Taymor, MD145 N California Ave Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford

Palo Alto, CA