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Neurology, Neuro-oncology (brain cancer), Palliative care




Lynne P. Taylor, M.D., F.A.A.N., F.A.N.A., is co-director of the Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UW Medical Center, the UW Alexander M. Spence Endowed Chair in Nero-oncology, and a UW professor of Neurology and Oncology.

Dr. Taylor 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. She strives to create active partnerships with her patients to achieve the best possible outcomes.

Dr. Taylor earned her M.D. from Washington University in St Louis. She is triple board-certified in Neurology, Neuro-oncology and Palliative Care. Her 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.

Personal Interests

In addition to providing care to her patients, Dr. Taylor enjoys cooking, travel, art and fashion.

Alvord Brain Tumor Center at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 7th Floor, Pacific Tower Seattle, WA 98195


Brain tumors, Cancer care, Neuro-oncology (brain cancer), Neurosurgery

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Fellowship, 1988, Neurology

Hosp. of the Univ. of PA

Residency, 1986, Neurology

Jewish Hospital of St. Louis

Internship, 1983, General Medicine

Washington U. School of Medicine

Medical education, 1982


Board Certifications
  • Neuro-Oncology, 2011, United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties
  • Hospice and Palliative Care, 2010, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
  • Neurology, 1987, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology