Elizabeth L. Taylor
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH)
Vancouver General Hospital
Dr. Taylor is a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.
After completing her MD at Dalhousie University, Dr. Taylor moved to British Columbia to do her residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of British Columbia. She subsequently completed a fellowship in REI and worked at Genesis Fertility Centre from 2007 to 2013. In 2013 Dr. Taylor established the Olive Fertility Centre, where she currently works and is a co-director.
Dr. Taylor has expertise in all areas of REI care. Dr. Taylor has published several papers in peer-reviewed journals and has written three book chapters.
Dr. Taylor coordinates the Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility (REI) rotation of the Department’s residency program.
J Tan, A Kan, J Hitkari, B Taylor, N Tallon, G Warraich, A Yuzpe, G Nakhuda. The role of endometrial receptivity array in patients who have failed euploid embryo transfers. 2018. J Assist Reprod Genet.
Chang HM, Fang L, Cheng JC, Taylor EL, Sun YP, Leung PC. Effects of growth differentiation factor 8 on steriodogenesis in human granulosa-lutein cells. Fertil Steril. 2016;105:520-8.
Sakian S, Louie K, Wong EC, Havelock J, Kashyap S, Rowe T, Taylor B, Ma S. Altered gene expression of H19 and IGF2 in placentas from ART pregnancies. Placenta. 2015;36:1100-5.
Chang HM, Cheng JC, Fang L, Qiu X, Klausen C, Taylor EL, Leung PC. Recombinant BMP4 and BMP7 down regulate pentraxin 3 in human granulosa cells. Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015;100:365-74.
Chang HM, Cheng JC, Klausen C, Taylor EL, Leung PC. Effects of recombinant activins on steriodogenesis in human granulosa-lutein cells. Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2014;99;1922-32.
Chang, H. M., Cheng, J. C., Taylor, EL., Leung, P. C. (2014). Oocyte-derived BMP15 but not GDF9 down-regulates connexin43 expression and decreases gap junction intercellular communication activity in immortalized human granulosa cells. Mol Hum Reprod, 20(5):373-83. doi:10.1093/molehr/gau001. Epub 2014 Jan 10.
Taylor, E L, Min J. Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome: Diagnosis, Prevention and Management. CPG for CFAS 2013
Taylor EL, Williams C. (2010). Surgical treatment of endometriosis: location and patterns of disease at reoperation. Fertil Steril. 93:57-61
Taylor EL, Hitkari, J. (2009). Hysteroscopic identification of a uterine arteriovenous malformation. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 31:1117-8.
Taylor EL, McComb P. A new technique of laparoscopic ovarian suspension with microsuture for adhesion prevention in patients undergoing fertility enhancing surgery. Reprod Sci J. 2008;3:8-10.
Taylor EL, Gomel V. The Uterus and Fertility. Fertil Steril. 2008 Jan;89(1):1-16.
Taylor EL, McComb P. Removal of a non-communicating horn does not affect persistence or recurrence of endometriosis. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2007 Mar;29(3)247-9.
von Dadelszen P, Magee LA, Taylor EL, Muir JC, Stewart SD, Sherman P, Lee SK. Maternal hypertension and neonatal outcome among small for gestational age infants. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Aug;106(2):335-9.
Taylor EL, Gilks B, Lanvin D. Amyloidosis of the Uterine Cervix Presenting as Postmenopausal Bleeding. Obstet Gynecol 2001;98:966-8.
Taylor EL, Chaisson PM, Perey BJ. Predicting Bariatric Surgical Outcomes: Does Preoperative Weight Gain Correlate with Lesser Postoperative Weight Loss? Obesity Surgery 1995;375-377.
2004 CREOG Highest Overall Examination Mark in residency
Organon Resident’s Award for Excellence in Research 2001
AAGL Excellence in Endoscopic Procedures Award
Dr. Harry Wadman Prize in Obstetrics and Gynecology