Dr. Joseph S. and Irene P. McLaughlin Professorship in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
About Dr. Taylor
Dr. Taylor serves as the Chief of the Division of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Director of Coronary Revascularization at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Here, he performs robotic-assisted coronary artery bypass grafting and hybrid revascularization of multi-vessel coronary artery disease. He received his medical degree and a degree in Health Administration from the Emory University School of Medicine. After completing his general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery residency, he stayed on as an assistant professor of cardiac surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. In addition, he completed a minimally invasive cardiac surgery Fellowship at the OLVZ in Aalst Belgium in 2006.
He joined the faculty after leaving a busy private practice in York, Pennsylvania. There he performed the full array of cardiac surgery and was instrumental in developing and implementing an advanced endovascular aortic repair program. His clinical and research interests include robotic cardiac surgery, hybrid revascularization of coronary arteries, valvular heart disease, endovascular and open repair of aortic pathology including aneurysms and dissections. He is also involved in the transcatheter aortic valve repair program.
Dr. Taylor was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Cardiac Surgery by Baltimore magazine in 2019.