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Bernard W. Taylor, M.D.

Bernard W. Taylor, M.D. Photo

Provider Type: Physician

Board Certifications:
  • Radiation Oncology


General Summary

Dr. Bill Taylor is the longest tenured radiation oncologist in Texas Oncology joining the practice in 1993.


  • Residency in Radiation Oncology
    University of Florida/Shands Hospital
    Chief Resident 1989-1990
  • Internship
    University of Florida/Shands Hospital
    Oncology Transitional Internship
  • Medical Doctorate
    University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology
    Abilene Christian University


  • Stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • Intensity modulated radiotherapy (IMRT)
  • Image guided radiotherapy (IGRT)
  • HDR brachytherapy (skin, cervical, and uterine cancer)
  • LDR brachytherapy (prostate cancer)
  • Prostate seed implant (precise adaptive intraoperative image guided planning)
  • Vision RT Deep Inspiratory Breath Hold for Cardiac Sparing in breast cancer
  • Xofigo or Radium 223 for prostate cancer
  • Optune/NovoCure for brain cancer
  • SpaceOAR
  • Over 2,000+ prostate LDR brachytherapy treatments with highly precise adaptive intraoperative real time image guidance planning.

Accolades & Memberships

  • American Society of Therapeutic Radiation Oncology
  • American College of Radiation Oncology
  • American College of Radiology
  • American Brachytherapy Society
  • Texas Medical Association
  • Texas Super Doctor - 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • Distinguished Citizen of the Year for Boy Scouts - 2010

Research Interest

Dr. Taylor has extensive experience in IMRT, IGRT, SRS, SBRT, and has performed more than 1200 prostate brachytherapy implants. He is a proctor for Bard teaching for physicians and residents LDR prostate brachytherpy from all over the country. His other interests are in head and neck cancer, breast cancer and lymphoma.

Other Information

Born in New Orleans and raised in Abilene, Dr. Taylor has two children. He enjoy traveling, playing golf and family activities including preparing gourmet meals for family and friends. Dr. Taylor is actively involved in the local boy Scouts program. He and his son are both Eagle Scouts. Dr. Taylor is a multi-engine instrument-rated pilot as is his daughter. She graduated from the University of Oklahoma and his son graduated from the University of TX.