Douglas Taylor


University of Tennessee Health Science Center

  • Residency, Department of Neurosurgery

University of Tennessee Health Science Center

  • Doctor of Medicine, with highest honors
  • USMLE Steps 1 - 2 passed

University of Tennessee at Knoxville

  • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, summa cum laude

Awards & Honors

  • Bill and Sally Gore Scholarship for merit and good standing
  • Dorothy Snider Scholarship Award for merit and good standing for West TN residents
  • Ephriam and Ruth Camp Merit Scholarship for merit and good standing
  • AOA Medical Honor Society Membership
  • Junior AOA Candidate
  • Dorothy Snider Scholarship Award
  • University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Medicine
  • Eagle Scout: Boy Scouts of America

Professional Experience

President: University of Tennessee Student Neurosurgical Society

  • Provide a forum for those interested in neurosurgery to unite and increase knowledge through guest speakers and discussion; interact with neurosurgical faculty in the community as well as UT neurosurgical residents in order to gain exposure to the neurosurgical field through meetings, presentations, and shadowing experiences

Vice President: UTHSC Nature Conservancy Group

  • Work hand in hand with the Wolf River conservancy to maintain the river by clearing trees and trash

Vice President: Student Surgical Society University of Tennessee Health Science Center

  • Provide information to the UT student body about organization meetings, gatherings, opportunities
  • Peak interest in surgery through workshops, journal clubs, speaker presentations

UTHSC Department of Neurosurgery

  • Neurosurgical Resident

Foundation Medical Group, Memphis, TN

  • Medical Assistant

UT Hospital: Pediatric Consultants Inc., Knoxville, TN

  • Triage Nurse

Professional Memberships

  • American Medical Association
  • Tennessee Medical Association
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity
  • Zeta Chapter. University of Tennessee at Knoxville

Publications & Presentations

2016 Five-Year Institutional Bibliometric Profiles for 119 North American Neurosurgical Residency Programs: An Update. World Neurosurgery

Five-Year Bibliometric Profiles For 103 U.S. Neurosurgical Residency Programs. Journal of Neurosurgery

Intensive Blood Pressure Control during the Hyper-acute Phase of Intracerebral Hemorrhage in Patients at Risk for Resistant Hypertension: A Retrospective Cohort Study. Journal of Critical Care

Tumor Pseudoprogression of Spinal Metastasis after Radiosurgery: A Novel Concept and Case Reviews. Taylor DR, Weaver JNS: Spine

Bibliometric evaluation of pediatric neurosurgery in North American JNS: Pediatrics

Institutional bibliometric profiles in Neurosurgery, TNS oral presentation

An application of Bradford's law: identification of the core journals of pediatric neurosurgery and a regional comparison of citation density. Childs Nervous System

Bibliometric in Pediatric Neurosurgery. Oral Presentation: ASPN Annual Meeting: Costa Rica.

A correlation between NIH funding and bibliometrics in Neurosurgery. World Neurosurgery

An analysis of publication productivity for 1,225 academic neurosurgeons and 99 departments in the United States. Journal of Neurosurgery

An analysis of publication productivity for 1,225 academic neurosurgeons and 99 departments. Poster Presentation: CNS Annual Meeting: San Francisco, CA 2013

Part II: Should the h-index be modified? An analysis of the m-quotient, contemporary h-index, authorship value, and impact factor. World Neurosurgery

Amygdalar neuromelanosis intractable epilepsy without leptomeningeal involvement. Taylor DR, Wait SD, Wheless JW, Boop FA. JNS: Pediatrics.

The application of the h-index in Neurosurgery to individuals, groups of individuals and departments. Primary presenter: AOA Medical Student Research Poster Session. University of Tennessee College of Medicine.

Amygdalar Neuromelanosis Associated with Intractable Epilepsy. Primary Presenter: Poster Presentation at AANS/CNS Section on Pediatric Neurological Surgery in Austin, TX

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