James Taylor VI, MD, Hematology, Washington, DC, Howard University Hospital


Hematology Washington, DC

Sickle Cell & Other Anemias

Director, Center for Sickle Cell Disease, Howard University ; Professor of Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine

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  • Dr. James Taylor is a hematologist in Washington, DC and is affiliated with Howard University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Wisconsin and has been in practice 22 years. He specializes in sickle cell & other anemias and is experienced in pulmonary hypertension, sickle-cell anemia, general internal medicine, clinical research, and genetic analysis.

Education & Training

  • Johns Hopkins University
    Johns Hopkins UniversityFellowship
  • Washington University
    Washington UniversityResidency
  • Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical College of WisconsinMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • DC State Medical License
    DC State Medical License 2016 - 2020
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2016 - 2018
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2001 - 2021
  • MO State Medical License
    MO State Medical License 1997 - 2021
  • American Board of Pediatrics Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Humanitarian Award Queens Sickle Cell Action Network (QSCAN)/SCDAA, 2019

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations



  • Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms in SAR1A Codon Regions Associated with Hydroxyurea Response in Sickle Cell Disease and Potentially Influenced in Mirnas Binding
    James G. Taylor, 61st Annual American Society of Hematology Meeting, Orlando, FL, 12/7/2019

Press Mentions

  • A Genetic Cure for Sickle Cell Disease Moves Closer to Reality
  • Genetic Factors May Help Explain Athletic Sudden Death
    Genetic Factors May Help Explain Athletic Sudden DeathJuly 01, 2019
  • Pain Management Major Focus of Sickle Cell Disease Conference
    Pain Management Major Focus of Sickle Cell Disease ConferenceMay 02, 2019
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Other Languages

  • French

Hospital Affiliations