Learn more about us- The Taylor Medical Wellness, Weight Loss and Aesthetic Group

The Taylor Medical Wellness, Weight Loss and Aesthetic Group is a group composed of board certified physicians and healthcare professionals who provide comprehensive conventional, wellness (functional), aesthetic and weight loss healthcare. We believe that patients and doctors are partners in healthcare.

Dr. Eldred Taylor

Eldred Taylor, M.D. is a well-known, dynamic speaker and expert on Functional and Anti-Aging Medicine.

Dr. Taylor is the President of the American Functional Medicine Association, a non-profit organization, which educates healthcare providers and the public on functional (wellness) medicine.

He is the co-author of two must- read books, Are Your Hormone Making You Sick? and The Stress Connection, and also a sought-after radio and television personality who has been featured in local and national publications.


Dr. Taylor, a board certified Ob/GYN, received his Bachelor of Science degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. He earned his medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. Dr. Taylor completed his internship and residency specialty training in obstetrics and gynecology at Emory where he was honored with the title and position of Chief Resident of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He served as Assistant Clinical Professor at Emory University School of Medicine for many years.

Expert and Pioneer

Dr. Taylor is considered to be a pioneer of bio-identical hormone replacement and functional medicine. As an internationally known medical lecturer and leading expert on functional medicine, Dr. Taylor has helped forge the integration of bio-identical replacement into conventional mainstream medicine practices. To date, Dr. Taylor has provided over 1000 hours of continuing medical education on functional and anti-aging medicine to healthcare practitioners. Before co-founding the American Functional Medicine Association, he served for many years as a faculty member for the Academy for Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) and the Fellowship in Anti-Aging, Regenerative & Functional Medicine where he taught basic and advanced hormone replacement to thousands of healthcare practitioners.

Dr. Ava Bell-Taylor

Ava Bell-Taylor, M.D. practiced traditional psychiatry for many years before transitioning back to a general medicine practice with a focus on functional (wellness) and non-invasive cosmetic medicine. Combining functional medicine with her knowledge of conventional medicine enabled Dr. Bell-Taylor to help many patients suffering from depression, anxiety and insomnia. She specializes in functional medicine with a special emphasis on how hormone disorders, environmental factors, lifestyle choices and nutritional deficiencies contribute to psychiatric disorders, obesity and eating disorders.

Dr. Bell-Taylor was one of the first physicians trained and certified to perform the Thermage procedure, a non-invasive skin tightening treatment. She has extensive experience and training in non-invasive cosmetic medicine. We treat the body from the inside out realizing that they are inseparable in achieving overall body health.


Ava Bell-Taylor, M.D., originally from Atlanta, Georgia, received her Bachelor of Science degree from Spelman College. She later received her medical degree from Morehouse School of Medicine. Dr. Bell-Taylor completed an internship in family practice at Floyd Medical Center. She then completed a residency in psychiatry at Emory University.


Drs. Eldred Taylor and Ava Bell-Taylor are the co-authors of the must-read books, “Are Your Hormones Making You Sick? A Woman’s Guide to Better Health” and “The Stress Connection: Understanding How Stress Makes You Sick“.

Their books are available in all major bookstores, and on line through Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com. “Are Your Hormones Making You Sick?” addresses hormone imbalances, which lead to health problems and pre-mature aging.

The Taylors not only address male and female sex hormone problems but also specialize in treating adrenal, thyroid, oxytocin and growth hormone disorders in all ages.

Their second book, “The Stress Connection” gives an overview of how chronic stress is associated with most medical illnesses and doctors office visits. Understanding the effects of stress is pivotal in diagnosing and treating many medical illnesses that are often times overlooked and misdiagnosed. This book details how to identify dysfunction caused by stress and natural ways of addressing these problems.

Functional Medicine

For those interested in disease prevention, we provide testing and treatment for hormonal imbalances, neurotransmitter imbalances, gastrointestinal malfunction, nutritional deficiencies and more. We offer nutritional therapy, screenings for cardiovascular, brain and peripheral nerve health, weight loss programs, wellness counseling and more.

Through diet, nutritional supplements, wellness counseling and lifestyle changes we potentially help you to reduce your risk for many major health illness that are associated with diet, nutrition, fitness and healthy lifestyle choices. If you want to look good and feel better, Taylor Medical Wellness, Weight Loss and Aesthetic Group can help you achieve your goal.

Taylor Medical Wellness, Weight Loss and Aesthetic Group publishes, Natural Health, a quarterly newsletter, for our patients. It is available online and may be emailed to patients for their convenience. Sign up for our newsletter today!

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