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Back, Neck, Pain Management, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spine

Douglas W. Taylor, M.D. is a Board-Certified Anesthesiologist and Board-Certified, Fellowship-Trained Interventional Pain Management Physician. After obtaining a medical degree at the Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, he completed both a residency in Anesthesiology, and a Fellowship training program in Interventional Pain Management at Northwestern University. Dr. Taylor has a special interest in the diagnosis and treatment of Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (or Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy), Cancer Pain, Neurostimulation, Back and Neck Pain, and Neuropathic (Nerve-mediated) pain.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology: Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • Doctor of Medicine: Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
  • Preliminary Medicine Internship: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Anesthesiology Residency: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship: McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Chicago, IL


  • American Board of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

Professional Associations

  • American Medical Association
  • American Society of Anesthesiologists
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
  • Spine Intervention Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Capital Medical Center

Westside Clinic

(360) 709-6230
“Dr. Taylor is very professional with a personality and positive attitude that makes it easy to communicate with him. He listens, thinks, and explains various options for quality and successful results. He provides experience and compassion to make treatment the best for his patients. I highly recommend Dr. Taylor to anyone who wants to try nonsurgical options for relieving pain.”
– Cheri E.