UC San Diego Health - La Jolla Executive Drive - Sports Medicine4520 Executive Drive
San Diego, CA, 92121
Kenneth S. Taylor, MD, is a board-certified family medicine doctor who specializes in sports medicine. His expertise includes diagnosing, treating, and preventing athletic injuries. Dr. Taylor has a special interest in using musculoskeletal ultrasound to perform diagnostic and therapeutic treatments. He also provides primary care for patients of all ages, including preventive care and treatment of acute and chronic diseases. Dr. Taylor is consistently elected as a top doctor in San Diego Magazines Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with the San Diego County Medical Society. He has repeatedly been recognized as one of Americas Top Doctors in sports medicine. Dr. Taylor believes that the key to making a difference in the lives of his patients is to know them. He feels that understanding a person's needs goes beyond providing medical care.Dr. Taylor is a Padres team physician, serving as the lead primary care physician for the club. He is also co-team physician for the San Diego Sockers, an American professional indoor soccer franchise, and the head team physician for UC San Diego intercollegiate and club athletics. Dr. Taylor also serves as the medical director for the International Surfing Association, developing medical protocols and providing event coverage at the World Surfing Games in places like Tahiti, Portugal and Costa Rica. As director of the Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship Program at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Taylor leads the program's efforts to achieve the highest possible levels of excellence in teaching, research and patient care. As a professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, he instructs medical students, residents and fellows, and performs clinical research trials. Dr. Taylor completed a fellowship and residency at UC San Diego School of Medicine, where his also earned his medical degree. He is board-certified in family medicine and sports medicine.Athletics have been a part of Dr. Taylors life since he was a child. He was a multi-sport athlete in high school and played soccer at UC San Diego. He also surfed in the UC San Diego Cancer Center Luau Surfing Invitational. When not at work, Dr. Taylor enjoys many activities, including soccer, surfing, tennis, triathlons, cycling, running, fitness training and hiking/backpacking. He has two sports buddies, sons Griffin and Gavin.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/primary-care/Pages/default.aspx and http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/ortho/areas-expertise/sports-medicine/Pages/default.aspx.… Read more ›
|UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego||Medical Degree||Medical Degree||Not Specified|
|Primary Care Physician and Sports Medicine Specialist||Medical Degree||Medical Degree||Not Specified|
|Professor of Family Medicine and Public Health||Medical Degree||Medical Degree||Not Specified|
|UC San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego||Other Degree||Other Degree||Not Specified|
|Residency - Evanston Hospital, Flexible Or Transitional Year||Not Specified|
|Family Medicine||Not Specified|
Sub-Specialty: Sports Medicine
|Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation||Not Specified|
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