Arthur J Taylor, M.D.


Medical School
Chicago Medical School, University of Health Sciences

Columbus Hospital
Chicago, IL

Stony Brook (NY) University Hospital

Hand surgery at Stony Brook (NY) University Hospital

Board Certifications

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Board Certified, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Specializing In


Arthur J. Taylor, M.D., joined Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center in 1996. He focuses on the treatment of hand, wrist and elbow disorders.

Dr. Taylor is an associate professor at the University of Nevada School of Medicine within the Department of Hand and Microsurgery at University Medical Center in Las Vegas. In this capacity, he applies his specialty training in microvascular surgery and is actively involved in solving problems requiring replantation or transplantation of tissue. He is also chief of orthopedic and hand surgery at Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center in Las Vegas.

Previously, Dr. Taylor served as head of the hand surgery at Carle Foundation Hand Center in Urbana, IL, as well as a faculty member within the department of surgery at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.

Dr. Taylor most recently participated as a clinical investigator that led to the expanded use of Xiaflex®, a drug used to non-surgically treat Dupuytren’s Contracture, a condition that can cause one or more fingers to stay bent toward the palm.

Dr. Taylor received a Bachelor of Science degree in 1983 from Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. He then attended Chicago Medical School where he received a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1988.

He completed his orthopedic surgical residency at Stony Brook (NY) University Hospital in 1993 and subsequently completed a hand fellowship the following year at the same facility.

Dr. Taylor was born in Manhasset, NY.





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