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Dr. Robert Taylor, MD

Internist

Professional statement

Hello. Let me introduce myself to you. I have a medical office in Brookline, Massachusetts and I work by myself. It is a primary care practice where I see patients for physical exams and for common medical problems. I have an grand expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. If you call me, I will answer the telephone and you will speak directly to me. I graduated from Harvard Medical School and I was an intern at the Boston VA Medical Center and resident at the Cambridge Hospital. I completed a fellowship at the Harvard AIDS Institute in Boston and I also received a Masters Degree (MPH) at the Harvard School of Public Health. I am also the Director of the Health Awareness Connection. This is a non-profit organization that I founded to promote health education in AIDS and STD prevention. I have taught thousands of classes in the Boston metropolitan area since 1993 and I have also taught in many countries in Africa, Asia and South America. A side job for me is I have been the "Rock Doc" in Boston for the last thirty years. You can read a bit about my exploits here. Please call me if you think I can help you.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Caterpillar

Specialties

  • Internist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Harvard AIDS Institute, Fellowship in AIDS Education
  • Harvard University, Master’s in Public Health
  • Medical School - Harvard University, Doctor of Medicine
  • The Cambridge Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1407895493

Office locations

Robert Taylor MD

1101 Beacon St, Suite 8 West

Brookline, MA 02446

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Quite frankly, my visit was excellent. Dr. Taylor has a wonderful bedside manner, and was perfectly willing to deal with additional paperwork I had brought with me; and on such short notice, as well!
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Great experience with Dr. Bob!
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Great visit. He recommended me to a colleague of his that got the job done!
Less than 3 months ago
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Dr. Taylor is a great conversationalist, a kind doctor, with a patient demeanor in explaining your every question!
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Super Private and an actually appointment where it didn’t feel like another regular doctors office. Definitely going back!!!
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Doctor Bob was great and very approachable! He helped me deal with my issues immediately and was extremely nice about everything. I would absolutely recommend him to a friend. He is definitely more "old school" as people have mentioned, butI liked that much more than a typical doctor's visit (for example, he has a microscope in his office that he used during the visit to immediately help answer questions). He's also very easy to communicate with and answered my phone calls right away.
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Cool guy
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He was very likeable, nice, and easy to talk to. I felt like I was talking to my grandfather. He was thorough and great at what he does!
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I think he might be a good doctor if you are looking for second advice.
Less than 1 year ago
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Great doctor who cares more about your health above anything else!
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Regular physical went perfectly well
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Very old school doctor with all the pros and cons that implies. I liked him but he is not for everyone, especially those with complex medical needs. Very punctual and not rushed.
Less than 1 year ago
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Great doctor really gets down to The root of the problem
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Very professional and easy to talk to. Would highly recommend.
Less than 1 year ago
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Dr Robert is a thorough professional and a genuine doctor. Would definitely visit again.
More than 1 year ago
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Very pleasant experience. Compare with my past 20 years experience to see my PCP they don't even listen to me or look at my eyes to talk. Those young doctor just stare at monitor to see the test result and decidewhat to do. Dr. Robert Taylor obviously understand how things going and right to the point and no unnecessary steps. I like the way he treat me.
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I scheduled an appointment with Dr. Taylor after reading several reviews and receiving a recommendation of a close friend who sees him for ADHD medication. I am new to the Boston area and have been looking for a primary care physicianwith whom I can form a close relationship, and who will prescribe the medication I have been on for several years. Prior to our appointment- I detailed a comprehensive introduction on ZocDoc regarding my Adderall dosage, and also the importance in forming a close relationship with my PCP. After a 45 minute wait and 30 minute conversation, Dr. Taylor informed me that he does not prescribe any controlled substances. I felt a bit slighted- as my friend had recommended him for ADHD related purposes. I also felt that my time was wasted... as I had specifically mentioned my medical needs prior to our consultation.. Dr. Taylor is a very nice person, but if you are seeking standard medical care... look elsewhere.
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I saw Dr. Taylor mainly for some prescriptions. He is a very delightful person and an excellent professional. In addition to the discussion about my medical exam and treatment, we also had a great casual talk because I am a scientistby profession. Highly recommended especially if you are not very sick.
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He didn't read the comment box where I described why I was going and when I arrived, I had barely sat down before he said he couldn't help and wished he had read the comments. Sounded like a learning experience withusing ZocDoc so I doubt it would happen again.
More than 1 year ago
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Great first visit. Really makes you feel comfortable and talks to you as if he had known you for a long time. Will definitely re-book again for any my medical needs.
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Great! He's clearly in medicine for the right reasons - to care for people. Thank you!
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Taylor is very helpful and accomdating! He took the time to sit and chat through all my questions and even offered to call and follow up with him any time. Would recommend as anyone's primary care doc.
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Best doctor in Boston. !
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Taylor was great. I arrived early for my appointment but he saw me right away. It was my first visit, and Dr. Taylor took some time to get to know me before my examination. He was professional, knowledgeable, and courteous.I'll definitely be visiting Dr. Taylor in the future and would encourage anyone else looking for a doctor to do so too.
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Best doctor visit ever. Finally found a doctor in Boston
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great man, great doctor
More than 1 year ago
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Very attentive doctor and "human". One of a kind. Reassuring yet aware!! Doctors with his intuition are the best. And last but not least, beautiful view from his office in sunroom full of plants that Dr. Taylor babies. Thank you!!!
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Doctor has a very very old school mentality, know that when visiting him. He also doesn't have a receptionist so overall the whole experience is very old school. Nice guy, but not for me.
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A great man! Made me feel comfortable and not insecure about why I was going in. Highly recommend
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Dr. Taylor is a warm and welcoming physician, I was lucky enough to stumble upon his office on ZocDoc and could not have been happier with my experience. There was no wait to see him either!
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Dr. Taylor has great bedside manner. He answers his phone even when he's not in the office. Great doctor to have. Very old school.
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Dr. Taylor was very easy to talk to and listened to my concerns without making me feel rushed (the appointment lasted ~1 hour), which I appreciated.
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Dr. Taylor was wonderful. Compassionate, intelligent, patient and responsive. Top medical professional. I highly recommend him.
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Minimal wait time. Dr Taylor is kind and thoughtful. He really listened to my input as to what might be going on.
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Dr taylor is very nice and understanding..helpful and polite.
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Excellent
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Very good
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He is so simple but professional. He doesn't order unnecessary tests or procedures. If you are looking for a simple and experienced person, he will be great. If you are looking for a high-end hospital with a lot of staff, heis not the person. I would recommend him if you are relatively healthy like me and wanted to visit a doctor for quick check up or prescriptions for common diseases/sickness and that's how PCP should be. If it get a serious illness, he will be there to refer you to a specialist.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Taylor was so nice and personable. I felt very comfortable with him and he took the time to really listen to my problems and offer genuine advice.
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Dr. Taylor is excellent. Discreet, non-judge mental, and completely professional. Also one hell of a nice guy! Recommend him highly!
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Friendly, personable, and easy to communicate with.
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