Michael Taylor

Director, Advanced Imaging Innovation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone: 513-803-0426


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Clinical Interests

Cardiac MRI; Cardiac CT; and echocardiography

Research Interests

Myocardial metabolism; animal models of heart failure; positron emission tomography 


Michael Taylor, MD joined the Heart Institute in July, 2010 as the director of Advanced Imaging Innovation. He was previously the director of cardiac magnetic resonance at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston.

Dr. Taylor has expertise in cardiac magnetic resonance imaging, positron emission tomography and computed tomography. He has a dual appointment in the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Imaging Research Center, an interdisciplinary facility of advanced imaging faculty with dedicated clinical and pre-clinical imaging equipment.

Dr Taylor's primary interests include myocardial metabolism in heart failure, animal models of cardiac pathology, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging of congenital and acquired heart disease.

Education and Training

MD: University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; 2001.

PhD: Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; 2001.

Residency: Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 2003.

Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; 2006.

Certification: Pediatrics; 2005.

Certification: Pediatric Cardiology; 2006.


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