Thomas S. Taylor, MD is a Los Angeles plastic and reconstructive surgeon known for the passion with which he approaches his craft. He has provided life-changing results for countless patients throughout Southern California and beyond; these achievements have been recognized in several local and national media reports, and have been honored by the larger medical community.
Born and raised in Marblehead, Massachusetts, Dr. Taylor is a graduate of the distinguished, Ivy League institution Dartmouth College in New Hampshire. After completing a degree in biochemistry there, he pursued a medical degree at yet another Ivy League school – the prestigious Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York. This institution is renowned for its core mission of educating and training future generations of health care professionals.
His medical career commenced on the West Coast, where a rigorous internship and residency in general surgery were completed at UCLA Medical Center. There, he received board certification from the American Board of Surgery (ABS), the gold standard certification board for physicians seeking any type of surgery specialty.
He subsequently chose to receive training at a neighboring institution: the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USC), where he completed an accredited fellowship in plastic and reconstructive surgery, in addition to a fellowship in hand surgery.
Finally, he obtained board certification from the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS), the premium certification organization for plastic surgeons. Typically, experts recommend that cosmetic surgery patients rely on ABPS certification to determine a surgeon’s credibility.
In 1996, Dr. Taylor established his plastic surgery practice in Pasadena, California. There, he offers a complete range of elective surgery care, including cosmetic procedures, reconstructive surgery, and hand surgery. The Los Angeles plastic surgery office is an atmosphere where patients can feel comfortable and at ease throughout the entire surgical process, beginning with the initial consultation and concluding with the recovery period.
To inquire about Dr. Taylor’s services, please contact his friendly staff to request a consultation.