Having recently served in the U.S. Army as an emergency medicine physician for a combat support hospital located in Baghdad’s heavily guarded Green Zone, Dr. Steven Taylor is prepared to handle any type of medical disaster. And now, as an emergency medicine physician practicing in a Planetree community hospital, he’s prepared to provide the highest level of patient-centered care. Board certified in emergency medicine, Dr. Taylor brings to our health system the perfect combination of attributes for an ER physician: nerves of steel, compassion, honor and commitment.
Education and Training
After earning his Doctor of Medicine degree from the Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2002, Dr. Taylor completed the Madigan Army Medical Center Emergency Medicine Internship and Residency Program.
Certifications and Proficiencies
Dr. Taylor is certified in basic life support and advanced cardiac life support.
Honors and Awards
Among his many honors, Dr. Steven Taylor was chosen for the U.S. Army Health Professions Scholarship Program, and received the Bronze Star Medal. He also is a fellow of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.
During his residency program, Dr. Taylor conducted research on pulse oximetry and COPD admission, and later published an article on pain management and corneal abrasions in Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America.
Prior to joining Fauquier Health as a private practice physician with Virginia Emergency Medicine Associates in 2009, Dr. Taylor was an emergency medicine physician with Walter Reed Army Medical Center for four years. During his military commitment, he was an associate adjunct professor, and was stationed at the 28th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq, from 2006 to 2007.
Dr. Steven Taylor is married to Dr. Beejal Taylor, a Fauquier Health physician with Fair Oaks Anesthesia Associates, and has two children.
Learn more about Fauquier Health’s emergency medicine physicians and our emergency services on our Emergency department page.