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Edward Taylor III, MD

Dr. Taylor is a surgeon in the Bakersfield area. He is affiliated with Bakersfield Memorial Hospital and 2 more hospitals.
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Conditions treated

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Top 25%
22 doctors
Top 15%
22 doctors
Top 5%
11 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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58 doctors
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58 doctors
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28 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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20 doctors
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20 doctors
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10 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more biliary tract disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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16 doctors
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16 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more gallstones patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more inguinal hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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7 doctors
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7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more lipoma patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more ventral hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw hiatal hernia patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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8 doctors
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8 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more umbilical hernia patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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9 doctors
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10 doctors
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4 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw more breast cancer patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Bakersfield area in 2014–2018. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw goiter patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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12 doctors
Top 15%
11 doctors
Top 5%
5 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw sebaceous cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
Top 15%
15 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw hemorrhoid patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
Top 15%
1 doctor
Top 5%
Dr. Taylor saw pilonidal cyst patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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34 doctors
Top 15%
33 doctors
Top 5%
16 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw peripheral vascular disease (PVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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57 doctors
Top 15%
56 doctors
Top 5%
28 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

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36 doctors
Top 15%
36 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw thyroid condition patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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16 doctors
Top 15%
16 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw abscess patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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34 doctors
Top 15%
34 doctors
Top 5%
17 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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5 doctors
Top 15%
6 doctors
Top 5%
2 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw appendicitis patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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66 doctors
Top 15%
66 doctors
Top 5%
32 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw pain patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.
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57 doctors
Top 15%
57 doctors
Top 5%
28 doctors
Dr. Taylor saw cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients in 2014–2018, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Bakersfield area. Learn more.

Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Taylor accepts.

Note: These are just estimates. We advise verifying the exact costs with your provider.

Gallbladder removal (laparoscopic) $4,485 – 15.1k
Gallbladder removal (open) $7,619 – 26.9k
Hernia surgery (inguinal) $5,753 – 14.4k
Liver biopsy $3,969 – 6,173
Sigmoidoscopy $446 – 1,203

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Laparoscopic hernia surgery rate

Dr. Taylor’s laparoscopic hernia surgery rate is lower than the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
Dr. Taylor 8%
Predicted for his patients 18%

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery to reduce scarring and pain compared to traditional open surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Laparoscopic surgery involves smaller incisions, less scarring, and sometimes less pain than traditional open surgery.

To help you understand how Dr. Taylor’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Taylor’s hernia surgeries were performed laparoscopically.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of laparoscopic hernia surgeries for patients like Dr. Taylor’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Taylor’s rate of laparoscopic hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient gallbladder removal rate

Dr. Taylor’s outpatient gallbladder removal rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
87%
outpatient gallbladder removal rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient gallbladder removal to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Gallbladder removals are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Taylor’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal compares to a typical doctor who performs gallbladder removals:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Taylor’s gallbladder removals were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform gallbladder removals, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient gallbladder removal for patients like Dr. Taylor’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Taylor’s rate of outpatient gallbladder removal is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Outpatient hernia surgery rate

Dr. Taylor’s outpatient hernia surgery rate is similar to the rate we predicted for his mix of cases and patients.
90%
outpatient hernia surgery rate

As a patient, you may prefer a doctor who has a higher rate of outpatient hernia surgery to improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery.

Decision factor

Compared to predicted rates calculated for each doctor’s unique mix of cases and patients

  • Lower than our predicted rate
  • Higher than our predicted rate
  • Similar to our predicted rate

Hospitalizations are costly and associated with a higher risk of infections, so avoiding unnecessary hospital stays can save money and improve your odds of having an uncomplicated recovery after surgery. Hernia surgeries are commonly performed in an outpatient setting, avoiding hospitalizations altogether.

To help you understand how Dr. Taylor’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery compares to a typical doctor who performs hernia surgeries:

  1. We first measure how many of Dr. Taylor’s hernia surgeries were performed in an outpatient setting.
  2. We then analyze the typical practices of all other doctors in the United States who perform hernia surgeries, using a data-driven model to predict the rate of outpatient hernia surgery for patients like Dr. Taylor’s.

By comparing these two numbers, you can see whether Dr. Taylor’s rate of outpatient hernia surgery is lower than, similar to, or higher than predicted.

This prediction adjusts based on the types of patients the doctor sees, so a doctor who treats sicker patients may have a different predicted rate than a doctor who treats healthier patients.

Locations

Dr. Taylor sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

Kern Radiology
3838 San Dimas St
Bakersfield, CA 93301
2,274 miles away

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Credentials
  • Angeles University Foundation School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION
  • Kern Medical Center Program
    RESIDENCY
  • University of California, Davis, School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1987

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Taylor is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Bakersfield Memorial Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2017)
  • Mercy Hospital of Bakersfield
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Mercy Southwest Hospital
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

Always check coverage with your doctor’s office.

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Medicare
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield