Seattle, WA

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Lynne P. Taylor, MD, FAAN, FANA


Brain Cancer Quality of Life Collaborative

Lynne P. Taylor, MD, FAAN, FANA, is co-director of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UW Medical Center, and a clinical professor of neurology at the University of Washington, Seattle.

She is a neuro-oncologist and is an expert in the care of patients with primary brain tumors, metastatic brain tumors and spinal tumors, as well as neurologic complications of cancer.

Dr. Taylor earned her MD from Washington University, St Louis, Missouri. She completed her neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Neuro-Oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, New York. She is board-certified in neurology, neuro-oncology and palliative care.

Dr. Taylor’s clinical interests include clinical neuro-oncology, paraneoplastic disorders and palliative care in neurology. Her research interests include clinical trials for newly diagnosed glioblastoma, recurrent glioblastoma and primary central nervous system lymphoma.


  1. 1986-1988

    Neuro-Oncology Fellowship

    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY
  2. 1983-1986

    Neurology Residency

    Hospital University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  3. 1982-1983


    Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO
  4. 1979-1982


    Washington University, St. Louis, MO
  5. 1978-1979

    Medical School

    Northwestern University
  6. 1970-1974

    BA, Education

    University of Illinois, Chicago, IL

Current Appointments

  1. 2016-present
    University of Washington Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle WA.
    Staff physician
  2. 2016-present
    Alvord Brain Tumor Center
  3. 2016-present
    University of Washington, Neurology, Seattle, WA
    Clinical Professor