Dr. Taylor's Curriculum Vitae | Taylor Plastic Surgery Center

Dr. Taylor’s Curriculum Vitae

Board Certifications

American Board of Surgery 1994 – 2004
American Board of Plastic Surgery 1998 – Present

Undergraduate Education

Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Degree: Biochemistry 1977 – 1981

Medical Education

Columbia University, New York, NY
College of Physicians & Surgeons
Degree: Doctor of Medicine 1983 -1987


UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 1987 – 1988 General Surgery


UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 1988 – 1992 General Surgery

Chief Resident

UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA 1992 – 1993 General Surgery
Chairman: Michael Zinner, MD


Hand Surgery: USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, California 1993 – 1994
Joseph Boyes Fellowship in Hand Surgery
Director: C. Raymond Ashworth, MD

Plastic Surgery: USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, California 1994 – 1996
Chairman: Randy Sherman, MD


Fellow, American College of Surgeons
American Medical Association
American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery

The UCLA Longmire Surgical Society


Primary Investigator:
McGhan Corporation and Mentor Corporation Silicone Breast Implant Study
“Who’s Who in Professionals in North and South America”
“The Best Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons” – Media Perspectives, 1999.
“Guide to America’s Top Plastic Surgeons” – Consumer’s Research Council of America, 2006

Media Appearances

Entertainment Tonight
Channel 7 News

Hospital Affiliations

Arcadia Methodist Hospital – Arcadia, CA
Arcadia Outpatient Surgery Center – Arcadia, CA
Verdugo Hills Hospital – Glendale, CA
San Gabriel Valley Medical Center – San Gabriel, CA


Tenen, D.G., Haines, L.L., Taylor, T.S. T Antigen Binding and Repression of SV-40 Early Transcription. Abstracts: 11th Annual UCLA Symposia. Journal Of Cellular Biochemistry, Supplement 6:306, 1982.

Tenen, D.G., Martin, R.G., Haines, L.L., Taylor, T.S. Origin Specific DNA Binding Activity of SV-40 Antigen from Lytically-Infected Cells and Comparison of its Behavior with D@T Antigen. Abstracts: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories Annual DNA Tumor Virus Meeting 184, 1982.


Tenen, D.G., Taylor, T.S., Haines, L.L., Bradley, M.K., Martin, R.G., Livingston, D.M. Binding of SV-40 Large T Antigen From Virus-infected Monkey Cells to Wild Type and Mutant viral Replication Origins. Journal Of Molecular Biology 168: 791-808, 1983.

Taylor, T.S., Shaw, W.W. Neovascularization of Prefabricated Bone Flaps: A Comparison of Vascularized and Non-Vascularized Models. California Society of Plastic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 2, 1991.

Taylor, T.S., Taleisnik, A., Barens, G., Shaw, W.W. Comparison of Bone Survival in Non-Vascularized, Vascularized and Prefabricated Bone Transfers. Plastic Surgery Research Council, Toronto, Canada, May 2, 1992.

Taylor, T.S., Wood, W.G. Facial Contouring in Younger Patients. Lipoplasty Society, 13th Annual Scientific Program, Montreal, Canada, October 7, 1995

Research Grants

Principle Investigator, The Plastic Surgery Educational Foundation Research Fellowship Grant, “Prefabrication of Neovascularized Bone Free Flaps: A Comparison of Different Techniques.” $25,000 awarded, December 1989.


“Exceeding Expectations with Natural Looking, Realistic Results!“ - Dr. Thomas Taylor