Stephen M. Taylor, MD, Addiction Psychiatrist with his Private Practice


Stephen M. Taylor, MD

Get to know Addiction Psychiatrist Dr. Stephen M. Taylor, who serves the population of Alabama.

Dr. Taylor completed his undergraduate degree from Harvard University where he received the John Harvard Honorary Scholarship for Academic Excellence and graduated Cum Laude with a major in History and Science in 1984. Furthering his education he graduated with his Medical Degree from the John Harvard Honorary Scholarship for Academic Excellence in 1988, giving him over three decades of experience in his field. There he received a Second Place Award and stipend for his bioethics paper, as well as the Malcolm X Award. He then attended the Harvard School of Public Health where he graduated with a Master of Public Health in 1989.

After obtaining his Medical degree he completed his Triple Board Residency Training Program in Pediatrics, General Psychiatry and Child Psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Bronx Municipal Hospital Center. Wanting to further his training he then completed his fellowship with the Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, Department of Psychiatry within the New York University Medical Center/Bellevue Hospital Center.

Dr. Taylor is tri-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Addiction Psychiatry. He also holds an additional certification in Addiction Medicine from the American Board of Addiction Medicine. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine, American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry, National Medical Association, and the Alabama Regional Council of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

Dr. Taylor practices with his private practice and is the Medical Director of the Player Assistance/Anti-Drug Program of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the National Basketball Player Association (NBPA).

Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. It is an academic discipline of immense scope and diverse interests that, when taken together, seek an understanding of the emergent properties of brains, and all the variety of epiphenomena they manifest. As a social science it aims to understand individuals and groups by establishing general principles and researching specific cases.

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Through his private practice he can be contacted at (205) 968-6552, and is located in Birmingham, Alabama.

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