Professor of Medicine
Director, UAB Kirklin Clinic Cardiology Outpatient Teaching Services

James Taylor

Contact Information
The Kirklin Clinic, Room 4C33
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmigham Alabama 35205  
Office Phone: (205) 801-7964





Cardiology Fellowship
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1976-1978)

Internal Medicine Residency
University of Alabama at Birmingham (1974-1976)
Columbia-Presbyterian Med Center (1971-1972)

Medical Degree
Columbia University (1970)

Board Certifications

American Board of Cardiovascular Disease (1979)
American Board of Internal Medicine (1975)





Clinical Interests

Abdominal aortic aneurysm/dissection
Acquired heart disease
Adult congenital heart disease
Advanced heart failure
Angina pectoris
Aortic aneurysm/dissection
Atrial fibrillation
Cardiac arrhythmias
Cardiac catheterization
Carotid occlusive disease/blockage
Chest Pain
Congestive heart failure Coronary angiography
Coronary artery disease
Coronary heart disease in women
Coronary thrombosis
Diastolic heart failure
End-stage cardiomyopathy
Family history of coronary artery disease
Heart block

Heart failure
Hypertension Lipid management
Peripheral arterial disease
Peripheral vascular disease
Perioperative vascular medical management
Prevention of contrast nephropathy
Preventive cardiology
Pulmonary hypertension
Renovascular hypertension
Sick sinus syndrome
Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT)
Thoracic aortic aneurysm/dissection
Treatment of renal and vascular disease
Valvular heart disease
Vascular medicine
Ventricular tachycardia




Selected Journal

Taylor JL. Overcoming barriers to blood pressure control in the elderly. Geriatrics. 1990 Feb;45(2):35-8, 43.
PMID: 2298394

Stanley R, Comer T, Taylor JL, Saliba D. Mexiletine-theophylline interaction. Am J Med. 1989 Jun;86(6 Pt 1):733-4. No abstract available.
PMID: 2729333

Henzlova MJ, Coghlan HC, Dean LS, Taylor JL. Cortical blindness after left internal mammary artery to left anterior descending coronary artery graft angiography. Cathet Cardiovasc Diagn. 1988;15(1):37-9.
PMID: 3409312

PubMed Listings

James L. Taylor, MD