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Hugh Taylor, MD

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

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Hugh Taylor, MD

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Mailing Address

  • Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

    PO Box 208063

    New Haven, CT 06520-8063

    United States



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 Asherman's syndrome.

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 endometriosis and fibroids. His basic science research focuses on uterine development, endometriosis, endocrine disruption, and on stem cells. He is a recipient of ten National Institutes of Health research grants and directs The Yale Center for Reproductive Biology. Dr. Taylor has published more than 400 articles and in leading medical journals.  He has served as president of the Society for Reproductive Investigation and president of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine in 2021.  He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.  

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1998)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (1996)
  • Resident
    Yale-New Haven Hospital (1992)
  • MD
    University of Connecticut (1988)
  • BA
    Yale University, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry (1983)


  • International advisory board
    Kenya 2010
    Translational research at the IPR, National Museums of Kenya

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Elected MemberAssociation of American Physicians2024
Distinguished Scientist AwardSociety for Gynecologic Investigation2020
National Academy of Medicine2016
Best Research in Reproductive MedicineIVI Foundation2013
Honoree of the YearEndometriosis Association2012

Professional Service

President of the American Society for Reproductive MedicinePresident2020 - 2021
President of the Society for Gynecologic InvestigationPresident2017 - 2018

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