Lynne P. Taylor M.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.N.A.

 Lynne  P. Taylor M.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.N.A.

Specialties and Expertise

General neurology, Neuro-oncology (brain cancer), Palliative care


Hospice & Palliative Care Services, Neurology, Neurosciences




Primary Location

Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 7th Floor, Pacific Tower
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.2282|Map It 


Lynne P. Taylor, M.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.N.A., is co-director of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UW Medical Center, the UW Alexander M. Spence Endowed Chair in Nero-oncology, and a UW professor of Neurology and Oncology.

Dr. Taylor is an expert in the care of patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic brain tumors and spinal tumors, as well as neurologic complications of cancer. She strives to create active partnerships with her patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Taylor earned her M.D. from Washington University in St Louis. She is triple board-certified in Neurology, Neuro-oncology and Palliative Care. Her clinical interests include clinical neuro-oncology, paraneoplastic disorders and palliative care in neurology. Her research interests include clinical trials for newly diagnosed glioblastoma, recurrent glioblastoma and primary central nervous system lymphoma.

Personal Interests

In addition to providing care to her patients, Dr. Taylor enjoys cooking, travel, art and fashion.


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer CenterFellowshipNeurology1988
Hosp. of the Univ. of PAResidencyNeurology1986
Jewish Hospital of St. LouisInternshipGeneral Medicine1983
Washington U. School of MedicineMedical education1982

Board Certifications

United Council for Neurologic SubspecialtiesNeuro-Oncology2011
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyHospice and Palliative Care2010
American Board of Psychiatry & NeurologyNeurology1987
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