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Dr. William Taylor, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.7 (40)
Map Pin Small La Jolla, CA
Accepting new patients
37 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. William Taylor, MD

Dr. William Taylor, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in La Jolla, CA. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 37 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with UC San Diego Medical Center. Dr. Taylor, completed a residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Taylor an average 3.7 star rating.

Dr. Taylor works at Practice in La Jolla, CA with other offices in San Diego, CA. They frequently treat conditions like Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Taylor's Office Locations

  1. 1
    University of California San Diego Jacobs Medical Center
    9300 Campus Point Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 543-5540
  2. 2
    Uc San Diego
    200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (619) 543-5540

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  • UC San Diego Medical Center

Experience & Treatment Frequency

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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spine Deformities
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)

Treatment frequency



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Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spine Deformities
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Radiculopathy
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spondylolisthesis
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spinal Fusion
Adult Scoliosis
Aneurysm
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Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Edema
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Chiari's Deformity
Chordoma
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Communicating Hydrocephalus
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Dural Tear
Epilepsy
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Hydrocephalus
Hypothalamus Cancer
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Schwannomatosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Traumatic Cerebral Edema
Upper Back Pain
Vertebral Column Tumors
Brain Surgery
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotaxis
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
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    3.7
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    About Dr. William Taylor, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 37 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1528084522
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Columbia University Ny
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • Cedars-Sinai Med Ctr/UCLA
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Stanford University School Med/Stanford Medical Center
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. William Taylor, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Taylor is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Taylor has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Taylor has seen patients for Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Taylor on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    40 patients have reviewed Dr. Taylor. The overall rating for this provider is 3.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Taylor.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Taylor, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Taylor appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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