Janice Taylor, MD, MEd, appointed surgical director

Janice Taylor, MD, MEd, was recently appointed to surgical director for the UF Health Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Program.

The program, which combines the expertise of our pediatric surgeons, pediatric gastroenterologists, neonatologists, dietitians, pharmacists and other invested pediatric specialists, provides continuity of care to complex pediatric patients with intestinal failure. As the surgical director, Dr. Taylor works closely with our multidisciplinary team, providing a surgeon’s perspective into the care of these patients. She is also involved in collaborative efforts with other institutions. The UF Health Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Program is dedicated to improving the health and quality of life for our intestinal failure patients, while still keeping them close to home.

Janice Taylor, M.D., is an associate professor of surgery in the division of pediatric surgery at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Taylor earned her medical degree from the The Ohio State University in 2003. She then completed her general surgery residency in 2010 at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. From 2005-2007, she completed a research fellowship in pediatric surgery at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in the laboratory of Dr. Brad Warner. Prior to joining UF, she completed a pediatric surgery fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston, where she continued as assistant professor in pediatric surgery from 2012-2013. Dr. Taylor focuses on all aspects of pediatric surgery, with special interest in neonatal surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Her research focus is surgical education.

Dr. Taylor is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery in general surgery and pediatric surgery. She is a member of the Association for Surgical Education, Association for Academic Surgery, American Pediatric Surgical Association, American College of Surgeons, and is a specialty fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.