Dr. Mark Taylor
DVM, MA, ACVR
Mark is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Radiology.
Prior to veterinary medicine, Mark received his Bachelor in Science in systematics and ecology from the University of Kansas in 1990. He stayed on to complete a 4 year Master of Arts in Botany (physiological plant ecology) in 1994. Changing directions, Mark applied to and graduated from Kansas State University with a doctorate in veterinary medicine in 1998. Anecdotally, he was the only botanist to have ever been admitted to veterinary medical doctorate program, which turned out to be very helpful on farms calls dealing with unusual toxicities. He worked many years as a general practitioner, became head of the emergency department for the largest specialty hospital in South East Florida, and then did mobile ultrasound along the Atlantic coast before moving to Virginia. Mark completed a residency in clinical nutrition from Virginia Polytechnic University in 2006 and became a consultant to Fresh Pet and Rayne Clinical Nutrition. While practicing as a clinical nutritionist and mobile sonographer in Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland, and interim director for Sound Technologies, he was offered a residency in diagnostic imaging through Vital Rads and Texas A and M in 2016. Mark completed his residency in 2019 and became board certified in the same year.
Mark has written several publications in both botany and animal sciences. He has experience in all diagnostic modalities with a special interest in neuroimaging, echocardiography and abdominal ultrasounds.