Hugh S. Taylor MD

Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale-New Haven Hospital; Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Women's Health, Yale University

Biographical Info

Dr. Taylor is the Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is also Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental biology at Yale University. His clinical interests include IVF, infertility, endometriosis, implantation, menopause, uterine anomalies and DES exposure.

Dr. Hugh Taylor received his undergraduate training at Yale University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale. His postdoctoral training included a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as well as a fellowship in Molecular Biology, both at Yale.

Dr. Taylor is a board certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology. His clinical research centers on implantation, endometriosis and menopause. His basic science research focuses on uterine development, the regulation of developmental gene expression by sex steroids, endocrine disruption, and on stem cells. He is a recipient of eight National Institutes of Health research grants and directs The Yale Center for Reproductive Biology. Dr. Taylor has published more than 125 articles and in leading medical journals. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Reproductive Sciences.

International Activity

  • International advisory board
    Translational research at the IPR, National Museums of Kenya

Education & Training

Yale University (1983)
University of Connecticut (1988)
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Obstetrics & Gynecology (1988 - 1992)
Yale University School of Medicine, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (1996 - 1998)
Yale University School of Medicine, Molecular Biology (1992 - 1996)
Board Certification
Obstetrics & Gynecology, Board Certified  (1999)
Board Certification
Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility, Board Certified  (2002)

Honors & Recognition

  • Honoree of the Year
    Endometriosis Association (2012)
  • Best research in reproductive medicine
    IVI Foundation (2013)

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