New Faculty

Dr. Taylor Geisman joins the Department of Medicine

Taylor Geisman, MD

Dr. Taylor Geisman joined the Department of Medicine in the Division of General Medicine as an Instructor in June, 2020.

Taylor Geisman was born in St. Louis, MO. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Biology with Honors with Distinction at the University of Dayton in Dayton, OH. She subsequently received her Doctor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, where she was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. She stayed in St. Louis and completed her Internal Medicine internship and residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital, and will be completing her chief residency at Barnes Jewish Hospital and the St. Louis VA Medical Center. During residency, she was active in research and participated in the Clinical Scientists Training & Research Program (C-STAR). Her current research interest is in inflammatory bowel diseases, specifically looking at obstetric outcomes in women with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Her previous research interests include the use of wide field endoscopic mucosal resection for esophageal dysplasia and adenocarcinoma in patients with Barrett’s Esophagus, and using mouse models to evaluate the small bowel’s adaptive response in short gut syndrome. She is also interested in program administration and clinical education, and was a member of several education task forces, program evaluation and feedback committees and acute care simulation training during residency. Her goal is to pursue a fellowship in Gastroenterology and focus her career on the treatment of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases, while also continuing to be involved in resident education and clinical research. Her interests outside of the hospital include watching St. Louis sports, overseas travel and playing with her dog.