About Eldred Taylor MD & Ava Bell-Taylor, M.D.
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.