Dr. Malena Taylor joined Patient First as a staff physician in December of 2019. Dr. Taylor received a Bachelor of Science degree in biology and a minor in chemistry from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, and she received her Master of Arts degree in medical sciences from Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts. Dr. Taylor received her osteopathic medical degree from Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, Virginia. She completed an internship in emergency medicine at Lehigh Valley Health Network in Muhlenberg, Pennsylvania, and she completed a residency in family medicine at VCU/Riverside Medical Center in Newport News, Virginia. Dr. Taylor is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians.