Prentiss Taylor Jr., MD, has more than 20 years of experience in Medicare Advantage, preventive medicine, medical management, e-health, quality improvement, and health care leadership.
He currently serves as Vice President of Medical Affairs at Doctor On Demand, the leading innovative national telemedicine company. He is also a proud member of AARP.
Prentiss is a graduate of Harvard Medical School, the Kellogg Business School and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians. Prentiss is board-certified in internal medicine and preventive medicine. He has been chosen as a Top Doctor by Chicago Magazine, Castle Connolly, and US News, multiple times, including in 2019.
Prentiss worked the past 10 years in the Metro Chicago area with mostly Medicare Advantage patients. He and his team are very proud that they have been attentive to caregiver stress and behavioral health integration for some years now.
He also serves part-time as Chief Medical Editor for Oakstone Continuing Medical Education, promoting evidence-based practice guidelines, providing expertise on internal medicine/ preventive medicine subjects.
Prentiss has published several articles and book reviews in national journals on primary care, Medicare, electronic medical records, patient satisfaction, and cost-effectiveness. He has most recently been Medical Director at Advocate Aurora Health Care, the largest health system in the Midwest. He is extensively experienced with population health, chronic illness management, Medicare Risk Assessment tools, NCQA, urgent care, and corporate employee health issues.
He was awarded the Unsung Hero Award by WGN-TV for his volunteer work at a free clinic. Prentiss has volunteered as a guest lecturer for the American Heart Association’s Life’s Simple Seven program, has spoken to church groups, and has appeared on local radio stations in support of Hypertension Awareness and Control. He and his family are based in Metro Chicago.