Andrew T. Taylor, MD


Radiology and Imaging Sciences


Radioligand and Expert Systems Laboratory

Emory University School of Medicine

1364 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta, GA 30322

Phone: (404) 727-4852


Dr. Taylor has had broad clinical and research interests in nuclear medicine with almost continuous NIH funding since 1984.  He has received the distinguished MERIT award from the NIH, the Lifetime Achievement Award of the International Society of Radionuclides in Nephrourology, the Dean’s Clinical Investigator Award, the Marshall Brucer Award, and the Distinguished Investigator Award from the Academy of Radiology Research, and was included in Best Doctors in America from 1992-2012. 

  • Internal Medicine and Nuclear Medicine Residencies: University of California, San Diego, California
  • Internal Medicine Internship: University of California, San Diego, California
  • M.D. Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
  • B.A. Rice University, Houston, Texas  

Dr. Taylor’s current research focuses on renal radiopharmaceutical development, clinical applications of renal scintigraphy and the development of expert systems to process and interpret radionuclide renal scans.  Dr Taylor also has an interest in the physiology, risk factors and treatment of high altitude illnesses.

Dr. Taylor has authored or co-authored over 250 peer reviewed publications, multiple chapters and almost 200 abstracts.  A partial list of these publications is available on pubmed.

The following link provides a description of the Radioligand and Expert Systems Laboratory, resources, current research and links to recent publications.