Undergraduate Degree: Johns Hopkins University
Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
Residency: University of Kentucky
Fellowship: Red Duke Texas Trauma Institute – University of Texas at Houston
Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care
Dr. JR Taylor earned his undergraduate degree in Public Health from Johns Hopkins University, where he was a four year varsity letter-man in baseball and a member of the ROTC program. He then served four years on active-duty in the United States Army as an Infantry Officer from 2002-2006. During his time on active duty he was deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom II from 2004-2005 as an Infantry Platoon Leader and ultimately left the Army with the rank of Captain.
Dr. Taylor then began his career in medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine earning his degree in 2010. He then completed his residency in General Surgery at the University of Kentucky. He subsequently completed fellowships in Surgical Critical Care and Acute Care Surgery at the Red Duke Texas Trauma Institute at the University of Texas at Houston.
Dr. Taylor is board certified in General Surgery as well as Surgical Critical Care. He is an active member of the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST) and the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM).
When he isn’t caring for patients Dr. Taylor enjoys spending time with his wife and three children, watching sports, and running.
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