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James R. Taylor Jr., MD, FACS, FACC

  • Professor of Surgery
  • Chief, Cardiothoracic Surgery Division
  • Co-Director, Heart Institute

Board Certification


  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Surgery

Education & Training


  • Medical Degree
  • Medical University of South Carolina (1984)
  • Residency
  • General Surgery, Cornell University (New York Hospital)
  • Fellowships
  • Allogen Laboratories Research Fellow in Cardiothoracic Surgery and Transplantation, Cleveland Clinic
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cornell University (New York Hospital)

Medical Conditions & Treatments


  • Aortic Valve-Sparing Aneurysm Surgery
  • Blood Conservation
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery
  • Mitral Valve Repair
  • Surgery for Hypertrophic Obstructive Cardiomyopathy
  • Thoracic Aortic Aneurysm Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valvular Heart Disease

Special Recognition


  • Top Doctors: New York Metro Area (Castle Connolly)

  • "Best Doctors" Selection of New York Magazine

  • Distinguished Service Award (for improving the heart health
    of Long Islanders), American Heart Association, 2013

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society

James R. Taylor Jr., MD, FACS, FAAC

Dr. James R. Taylor Jr.

Cardiothoracic Surgery Division
Stony Brook Medicine
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8191
t: (631) 444-1820
f: (631) 444-8963

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