With locations in Missoula, Montana and Rancho Mirage, California, Surgical Sleep Solutions offers sleep apnea sufferers an innovative treatment that effectively cures 95 to 99 percent of patients. The patient-centered delivery model, involves a significantly faster recovery time than similar surgeries conducted elsewhere.
Director at Surgical Sleep Solutions
Dr. Taylor received his bachelor’s degree from Wichita State University, his Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) from the University of Missouri, Kansas City, and his Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) from Northeastern Ohio University. Dr. Taylor received his General Surgery training at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital and Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio and completed his residency in Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery at the Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, Illinois.
Dr. Taylor has authored numerous textbook chapters and articles in the scientific surgical literature and is an internationally recognized lecturer in Maxillo-facial and Cosmetic Surgery, as well as Facial Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Taylor is certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgery, as well as the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, and has served as an examiner for both specialty boards.
- Dr. Taylor has also maintained an interest in pro bono charity work with congenital deformities such as cleft lip and palate.
- Dr. Taylor has appeared as a representative of Cosmetic Surgery on nationally syndicated programs such as Dateline NBC, the Oprah Winfrey Show, and as a guest of Dianne Sawyer on ABC’s 20/20.
- Dr. Taylor served as President of The American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery in 2003-2004 and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Cosmetic Surgery Foundation.
- Dr. Taylor founded the Institute of Facial Surgery and more recently the Cosmetic Surgical Arts Center in Missoula, MT.
Learn more about Dr. Taylor’s education, experience, and authority in the field.Read Dr. Taylor’s Profile
Director of Marketing and Virtual Practice Management at Surgical Sleep Solutions
The goal of successfully treating everyone who suffers from obstructive sleep apnea involves more than just what our doctors do for our patients. To win the battle against sleep apnea also requires education, awareness, and public outreach. At Surgical Sleep Solutions, Director of Marketing and Virtual Practice Management Sara Kauk spends her days making certain that the people with sleep apnea find the information, resources, and treatment that they need to lead healthier lives free of disordered sleep.
A graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburg, Sara has a diverse marketing background that began in graphic design but quickly grew to include branding, social media marketing, and web design. In 2009, she founded Design Missoula, a boutique design firm that creates powerful, meaningful marketing and storytelling strategies for clients great and small.
With a passion for user experience, educational marketing, and community, Sara’s depth of knowledge, wide-ranging experience, and marketing toolbox are apparent in all that she does – for Surgical Sleep Solutions, for sleep apnea sufferers, for her clients, and for the general population. At the heart of her job, though, is simply connecting the right patients with the right doctors to obtain the best possible outcomes.
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