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.
In addition to providing care to her patients, Dr. Taylor enjoys cooking, travel, art and fashion.
Education and Training
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, 1988, Neurology
Hosp. of the Univ. of PA
Residency, 1986, Neurology
Jewish Hospital of St. Louis
Internship, 1983, General Medicine
Washington U. School of Medicine
Medical education, 1982
Neuro-Oncology, 2011, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
Hospice and Palliative Care, 2010, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
Neurology, 1987, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology