Allen J. Taylor, MD, specializes in Cardiac Non-Invasive Imaging. Dr. Taylor joined MedStar Washington Hospital Center in 2008, as the director of Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging.
Dr. Taylor also serves as a professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine in Bethesda, Md. He retired from the United States Army in 2008, after serving for 20 years at Walter Reed Army Medical Center as director of Cardiovascular Research, director for the training program in Cardiovascular Disease and chief of the Cardiology Service.
Dr. Taylor’s extensive lectures and publications in his field include more than 160 publications in the areas of Imaging, high cholesterol prevention (Lipids and Prevention), in journals including Circulation, The Journal of the American Medical Association and The New England Journal of Medicine.
He is internationally recognized as a leader in Cardiovascular Prevention and Imaging, and contributes to national clinical guidelines of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. He is the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, and editor of Braunwald’s Heart Disease Companion Atlas on Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. He is widely cited in press reports in major media news outlets, such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, U.S. News & World Report and Forbes, and has appeared on NBC Nightly News and many other media outlets as an authority in Cardiovascular Disease.
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Dr. Taylor is assigned to the Cardiovascular Research Institute’s Imaging Core Laboratory, with expertise in Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Imaging.