Jennie Taylor

MD MPH

Neuro-oncologist

About me

Dr. Jennie Taylor specializes in caring for adults with primary brain tumors, or tumors that start in the brain. As a member of the UCSF Brain Tumor Research Center, she is involved in developing new treatment strategies, innovative imaging techniques and comprehensive tumor analyses, with the goal of improving outcomes for patients with brain tumors.

Taylor's research interests include analyzing molecular and imaging markers of resistance to current standard treatments for brain tumors. She also focuses on improving quality of life for patients with primary brain tumors as well as for their caregivers.

Taylor earned her medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. She completed an internship in medicine and a residency in neurology at the University of Virginia. She completed a fellowship in neuro-oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute while earning a master's degree in public health from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Taylor is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, Society for Neuro-Oncology and American Society of Clinical Oncology.

  • Education

    University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 2007

  • Residencies

    University of Virginia Medical Center, Neurology, 2011

  • Fellowships

    Massachusetts General Hospital, Neuro-Oncology, 2012

  • Board Certifications

    Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology

Brain Tumor Center

400 Parnassus Ave., Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143

My reviews

4.9

Overall Experience
215 Reviews
I have been consistently impressed with Dr. Taylor's personable manner thoroughness respect for my understanding of medicine and my condition and her willingness to include me in decision making regarding my care. She is totally approachable. She is also clearly aware of current modalities of cancer treatment and realistic in her approach in selecting care that is appropriate for the individual.
Explained things in a way that was easy to understand
214 Reviews
Did the doctor pay attention to your concerns
215 Reviews
Gave easy to understand instructions about taking care of health problems or concerns
206 Reviews
Knew the important information about your medical history
214 Reviews
The provider showed respect for what you had to say
213 Reviews
The provider spent enough time with me
212 Reviews
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"It's a privilege to hold hands with a patient and their families during difficult times."

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