Primary Practice Location:University Hospital 2500 N. State St. Jackson, MS 39216
Appointments: (888) 815-2005
Areas of Practice: Children's Critical Care
Dr. Mary B. Taylor is a native Mississippian. She attended Southern Methodist University and graduated from UMMC medical school in 1991. She completed Pediatrics Residency and two fellowships - Pediatric Cardiology & Pediatric Critical Care - at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a visiting clinical fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. She obtained a Masters of Science in Clinical Investigation at Vanderbilt as well. She helped create a Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care Unit at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and was on faculty there for 10 years prior to moving back to Mississippi. In 2011, she joined the faculty of UMMC to co-direct the Congenital Heart Program and to build a Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Batson Children's Hospital. In addition, she expanded the ECMO program to provide support for both children and adults with respiratory or cardiac failure. She was the Division Chief of both Pediatric Critical Care and of Pediatric Cardiology prior to being named Chair of Pediatrics in 2017. As a leader in the Department of Pediatrics she has been key in the strategic planning of a 180 million dollar expansion of Batson Children’s Hospital with completion date of August 2020. Among national peers, she has been a member of the Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care Society since its inception, and continues to serve as a board liaison for Critical Care.
Children's Critical Care