Hugh Taylor, MD

Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology; Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine; Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale-New Haven Hospital

Departments & Organizations

Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences: Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility: Endometriosis Program; Fertility Center: Fertility Preservation Program, In-Vitro Fertilization Program, Recurrent Pregnancy Loss Program; Perimenopausal & Menopausal Therapy Program | Reproductive Physiology Group | Reproductive Sciences: Discovery to Cure Internship; Taylor Lab | Women's Reproductive Health Research Career Development Center

Diabetes Research Center

Gene Regulation and Functional Genomics

Pituitary Program

Yale Cancer Center: Genomics, Genetics, and Epigenetics

Yale Medicine

Yale Stem Cell Center

Office of Cooperative Research


Dr. Taylor is the Anita O'Keeffe Young Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at Yale School of Medicine and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. He is also Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental biology at Yale University. His clinical interests include IVF, infertility, endometriosis, implantation, menopause, uterine anomalies and DES exposure.

Dr. Hugh Taylor received his undergraduate training at Yale University and received his medical degree from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Yale. His postdoctoral training included a fellowship in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility as well as a fellowship in Molecular Biology, both at Yale.

Dr. Taylor is a board certified specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology and in Reproductive Endocrinology. His clinical research centers on implantation, endometriosis and menopause. His basic science research focuses on uterine development, the regulation of developmental gene expression by sex steroids, endocrine disruption, and on stem cells. He is a recipient of eight National Institutes of Health research grants and directs The Yale Center for Reproductive Biology. Dr. Taylor has published more than 200 articles and in leading medical journals. He is the Editor-In-Chief of Reproductive Sciences.

Education & Training

MD University of Connecticut (1988)
BA Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry (1983)
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Fellow Yale University School of Medicine
Resident Yale-New Haven Hospital
Board Certification AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Obstetrics & Gynecology (1999, recertified: 2018)
Board Certification AB of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (2002, recertified: 2017)

Honors & Recognition

  • Best research in reproductive medicineIVI Foundation (2013)

  • Honoree of the YearEndometriosis Association (2012)


  • International advisory board Kenya (2010)

    Translational research at the IPR, National Museums of Kenya

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Contact Info

Hugh Taylor, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility150 Sargent Drive, Ste 2nd Floor
New Haven, CT 06511
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Mailing Address
Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive SciencesPO Box 208063
New Haven, CT 06520-8063