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John R.W. Taylor, M.D.

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

Before joining Discover Vision Centers in 1996, Dr. Taylor was in private practice in downtown Kansas City for nearly 15 years.  Additionally, he is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

Dr. John Taylor practices at the following offices:

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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
  • Missouri Ophthalmological Society
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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