Dr. Lynne P Taylor MD Neurologist

Dr. Lynne Taylor is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Tufts Medical Center and Virginia Mason Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Taylor accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 22 doctors at Tufts Medical Center and one of 13 at Virginia Mason Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology, Neurooncology

Clinical Interests: Brain Neoplasms, Nervous System Paraneoplastic Syndromes, Palliative Care

Hospital Affiliation

Tufts Medical Center
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Virginia Mason Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

University Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency, Neurology, 1982–1986

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Fellowship, Neuro-Oncology, 1986–1988

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1982


Other Training, 1970–1971


Other Training, Education, 1971–1974


Other Training, 1976–1978

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 27 years in Neurology

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 4 years in Hospice & Palliative Medicine

WA State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2016

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Top Doctors (Neurology), Castle Connolly
2014

Boston Super Doctors (Top 5% in the Boston Metro Area)
2013

Fellow, American Neurologic Association (ANA)
2013

Top Doctors, Boston Magazine
2012

Top 1% Neurologists, Castle Connolly
2011

Patients Choice Awards
2011

America’s Top Doctor
2010

America’s Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly
2010

Top Doctor, Seattle Magazine
2010

Internal Medicine Resident’s Top 50 Teachers, VMMC
2010

Best Doctors, Seattle Metropolitan Magazine
2009

Huff-Hegstrom Medicine Teacher of the Year, VMMC
2009

Top Doctors, Seattle Magazine
2007

“Local legends” Nominee, American Medical Women’s Association
2003

Medicine Teacher of the Quarter, VMMC
1997

Fellow, American Academy of Neurology
1996

Medicine Teacher of the Month, VMMC
1993

Publications & Presentations

Mechanism of Brain Tumor Headache.
Taylor, L. P.

"Shiatsu sympathectomy": ICA dissection associated with a shiatsu massager.
Elliott, M.A., Taylor, L.P.

Diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of glioma: five new things.
Taylor, L.P.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois HMO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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