John R.W. Taylor, M.D.


Dr. John R.W. Taylor is a board certified ophthalmologist, specializing in neuro-ophthalmology and family eye care.

Dr. Taylor is a Kansas City native. He received his undergraduate from Stanford University and earned his doctorate of medicine from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. After completing his residency at Truman Medical Center, Dr. Taylor continued his training at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston, where he completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Taylor completed a second post-residency fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital in the department of neurology.

Before joining Discover Vision Centers in 1996, Dr. Taylor was in private practice in Kansas City for nearly 15 years.

Dr. John Taylor practices at the following offices:

Call 816.478.1230 or request an appointment online.

More information on Dr. John R.W. Taylor:


  • Fellowship in Neurology: Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, 1982
  • Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology: Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, 1981
  • Residency in Ophthalmology: Truman Medical Center, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, 1980
  • Internship: Menorah Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, 1977
  • Medical Degree: University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, 1976
  • Undergraduate: Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, and Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO, 1972


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Medical Association
  • Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology
  • Metropolitan Medical Association
  • Missouri State Medical Association
  • MO Ophthalmological Society
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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