About

David Taylor MDis an Assistant Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences. He is board certified in three areas:


  1. Psychiatry, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  2. Forensic Psychiatry, Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  3. Addiction Medicine, Diplomate of the American Board of Addiction Medicine


In addition, Dr. Taylor is licensed as aPhysician and Surgeon by the Medical Board of California and as a Qualified Medical Examiner for the California Division of Workers' Compensation. He is also a member of the Expert Reviewer Program for the Medical Board of California where he provides evaluations and opinions to the state medical board regarding professional competency.


Dr. Taylor graduated from Stanford University and attended medical school at The George Washington University. He completed psychiatry internship and residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania where he was Chief Resident. He then finished a fellowship in forensic psychiatry at New York University’s Bellevue Hospital.


Dr. Taylorworks at the UCLA Counseling & Psychological Services and in private practice in Santa Monica. His clinical expertise includes evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, ADHD, sleep problems and relationship conflicts. Dr. Taylor has performed forensic psychiatric consultations for death penalty mitigation,testamentary capacity, physician impairment, disability, medical malpractice, workers’ compensation and fitness for duty.

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