Sheila E. Taylor, DO
"As a primary care Sports Medicine physician, I specialize in the nonsurgical treatment of orthopedic and musculoskeletal conditions. Partnered with my orthopedic surgical colleagues, I use minimally invasive ultrasound-guided injections and procedures, medications, home exercise programs, physical therapy referrals and lifestyle interventions to help my patients reduce pain, maximize function, and get back to the activities they love without surgery. When surgery is needed, I will provide a smooth transition of care and address anything necessary prior to ensure the best experience.
My osteopathic medical training, rowing athletic background and college sports experience provide a unique perspective with which to approach patient care. I treat the whole patient and look at the big picture to help people get back to activity safely and quickly or start an exercise program for the first time. I have a special interest in tendon conditions, musculoskeletal ultrasound, orthobiologics, weight management, sports performance and female athlete issues. I look forward to caring for my community and helping people live healthy active lives!”
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Sheila Taylor, D.O., joined The Orthopedic Center in September of 2022. Dr. Taylor is board certified in family medicine and sports medicine. She is a fellow of the Academy of Family Physicians. She is certified in musculoskeletal ultrasound by the Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement (RMSK).
Prior to joining the Orthopedic Center, she practiced in Delaware for five years where she also served as the Associate Program Director for the Sports Medicine Fellowship and as a Team Physician for the University of Delaware.
A native of Philadelphia, Dr. Taylor earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Fordham University in the Bronx, NY. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2012. She then completed family medicine residency at Reading Hospital and went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship at Wellspan York Hospital in Pennsylvania.
As an Osteopathic Physician and former Division I collegiate rower, Dr. Taylor has strong interest in musculoskeletal and sports medicine. She enjoys providing musculoskeletal care for patients of all ages and all levels of activity. She specializes in evaluation and treatment of general musculoskeletal conditions and injuries that affect the bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments of the hand, wrist, elbow, shoulder, core, hip, knee, ankle and foot. This includes sprains, strains, tendon issues (tendinitis/tendinopathy), osteoarthritis, cartilage injuries, labral tears, nerve entrapment, and fractures.
Dr. Taylor’s specialized skills include diagnostic and procedural musculoskeletal ultrasound, joint injections, tendon sheath injections, nerve hydro-dissections, trigger point injections, and other tendon procedures such as ultrasound-guided tenotomy, shockwave therapy and platelet rich plasma (PRP) injections. Other services offered include lifestyle medicine consultations for obesity management and weight loss, prescription exercise programs for those seeking to become more active and management of sports related concussions. She also has special interest in female athlete issues.
She has diverse sports coverage experience, having worked with USA Weightlifting, International Weightlifting Federation Masters, York Revolution Baseball, Marine Corps Marathon, Special Olympics, and Division I collegiate teams in all sports and multiple high school sports teams. She is a member of American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, American College of Sports Medicine, The American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine, and the American College of Lifestyle Medicine. She is undergoing additional board certification in lifestyle medicine currently with anticipated completion 12/2022.
To make an appointment contact The Orthopedic Center 510 Idlewild Avenue, Easton, MD 21601 at 410-820-8226 press option #1.