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Dr. Joshua Taylor has recently joined the staff of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine as an assistant professor of surgery.
A native of Mount Vernon, Ala., Dr. Taylor earned a medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2010. He recently completed his residency in general surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Dr. Taylor is board eligible for the American Board of Surgery. His research on neoadjuvant chemoradiation and surgery has been presented at national symposiums and has appeared in several publications.
Dr. Taylor’s clinical interests include benign and malignant diseases of the breast, stomach, small intestine and colon, and endocrine diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, and adrenal gland. Advanced minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery including reflux disease, hernias, and gastrointestinal surgery are among his specialties.
At Vanderbilt, Dr. Taylor received the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Looking to the Future Scholarship and at Johns Hopkins, the William Stewart Halsted Award in Surgery. As an undergraduate, Dr. Taylor was a walk-on defensive back for the University of Alabama football team. He is a member of the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians of South Alabama.
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