J. Richard Taylor, M.D., is a Board Certified Dermatologist practicing in Tallahassee, Florida. He is a world-renowned expert in psoriasis and has more than 100 publications in referred journals and numerous abstracts, chapters and reviews. He served as a member of the medical advisory board of the National Psoriasis Foundation and has lectured nationally and internationally. At Skin and Cancer Associates in Tallahassee, he is the director of the phototherapy center, where both UVA & UVB light therapy are available.
Dr. Taylor completed medical school at the University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, Utah. He completed a year of internship and a year of medical residency at the same institution before beginning his dermatology residency training at the University of Oregon in Portland, Oregon. Upon completion of his residency program he joined the University of Miami as an Assistant Professor and Assistant Chief of Dermatology at the Miami Veterans Administration Medical Center. In a few years he became an Associate Professor, then Professor and Chief of Dermatology at the VAMC. Dr. Taylor was named Professor Emeritus of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at the University of Miami upon his retirement in August of 2002.
After retirement from the University of Miami, Dr. Taylor moved to Tallahassee to join the practice of his daughter-in-law, Dr. Cynthia Tie. He sees patients for several hours every day and continues to perform clinical studies. Send an inquiry to the Tallahassee office.