Dr. Mihaela Botea Taylor MD Rheumatologist

Dr. Mihaela Taylor is a rheumatologist in Santa Monica, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and Saint John's Health Center. She received her medical degree from Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy and has been in practice for 20 years. She is one of 42 doctors at Ronald Reagan University of California Los Angeles Medical Center and one of 14 at Saint John's Health Center who specialize in Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Rheumatologist: General Rheumatology

Education & Medical Training

Loma Linda University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2000–2002

West Suburban Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1999–2000

Loma Linda University
Fellowship, Rheumatology, 2002–2004

Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy
Class of 1994

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Rheumatology

CA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

A panel of biomarkers is associated with increased risk of the presence and progression of atherosclerosis in women with systemic lupus erythematosus.
McMahon, M.,Skaggs, B. J.,Grossman, J. M.,Sahakian, L.,Fitzgerald, J.,Wong, W. K.,Lourenco, E. V.,Ragavendra, N.,Charles-Schoeman, C.,Gorn, A.,Karpouzas, G. A.,Taylor, M. B.,Watson, K. E.,Weisman, M. H.,Wallace, D. J.,Hahn, B. H.

Association of Paraoxonase 1 gene polymorphisms and enzyme activity with carotid plaque in rheumatoid arthritis.
Charles-Schoeman, C.,Lee, Y. Y.,Shahbazian, A.,Gorn, A. H.,Fitzgerald, J.,Ranganath, V. K.,Taylor, M.,Ragavendra, N.,McMahon, M.,Elashoff, D.,Reddy, S. T.

Impact of Iyengar Yoga on Quality of Life in Young Women with Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Evans, S.,Moieni, M.,Lung, K.,Tsao, J.,Sternlieb, B.,Taylor, M.,Zeltzer, L.


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