Dr. William Taylor, MD

Dr. William Taylor, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. William Taylor, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles in 1987 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

4510 Executive Dr

San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Information

(619) 543-5540

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellPoint

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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's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Neuroplasty
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor performs Neuroplasty more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Taylor performs this procedure more than 77% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor treats Spine Disorders more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Taylor treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Spinal Stenosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Taylor treats Spinal Stenosis more than 67% of his peers

Dr. Taylor treats this condition more than 67% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Taylor's conditions and procedures:

Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Taylor is a clinical professor of surgery and has been a member of the faculty at UC San Diego School of Medicine since 1994. His serves on the Admissions Committee and the Education Committee for the Division of Neurosurgery, and has received s...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1994
Columbia University Ny
Fellowship Hospital
1993
Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Residency Hospital
1988
Cedars-Sinai Med Ctr/UCLA
Internship Hospital
1987
David Geffen School Of Medicine At UCLA, University Of California, Los Angeles
Medical School
1982
Stanford U Sch Med/Stanford Med Ctr
Undergraduate School
1994
1993
1988
1987
1982

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Taylor's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Taylor

3.9

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
63.888888888888886%
(23)
4 Stars
11.11111111111111%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
25%
(9)

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  • Staff friendliness
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Dr Taylor is amazing! He was my second opinion after being told my tumor, inside my spinal cord, was inoperable. Dr Taylor performed my 10 hour surgery. I could’ve been a paraplegic or quadriplegic because of where my tumor was located. I’m overjoyed to say I learned to walk again in...Read More
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He did a great job treating my husband. I'd almost call it a miracle. And his support staff is exemplary.
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I feel that Dr. Taylor is an excellent physician regarding his position and knowledge of surgery, but he and his assistances totally lacked in communication, compassion, and caring of patient. UCSD has signs posted all over the hospital stating we care, did not feel nor received any of this from...Read More
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Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice
Choice Plus POS II
Choice POS
Choice POS II
Choice PPO
Commercial HMO
Elect Choice
Elect Choice EPO
Golden Choice
Golden Choice HMO
Golden Choice PPO
Health Fund
Health Fund POS
Health Fund PPO
Managed Choice POS
Managed Choice PPO
Medicare Advantage HMO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
National Advantage
National Advantage PPO
Open Choice
Open Choice POS
Open Choice PPO
ProNet
Quality Point-of-Service POS
Traditional Choice
Traditional Choice POS
Traditional Choice PPO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
HealthKeepers Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Care Connection PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
PacifiCare HMO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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