Brian Taber, MD

Brian Taber, MD

Dr. Brian Taber has been with Lompoc Health since 2003 as a Family Practice physician. He was named Physician of the Year in 2011.

Specialties: Family Practice

He previously was with Merced Faculty Associates Medical Group and was an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at the University of Davis at Merced. He earned the Faculty Physician for Excellence in Teaching award in 2000-01.

Dr. Taber earned his medical degree from Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, NE. His residency was at the Sutter Merced Medical Center Family Practice residency program, where he earned the Resident Physician Excellence in Teaching award. Dr. Taber was previously associated with the Mercy Merced Medical Center, the Children’s Hospital of Central California and the Chowchilla Hospital.

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • ACTH (Cosyntropin) Stimulation Test
  • Advance Directive End of Life Planning
  • Alcohol Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Alcohol or Substance Misuse Screening and Counseling
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arrhythmia Screening
  • Bacteriuria Screening
  • Blood Allergy Testing
  • Bone Density Scan
  • Breast Cancer Screening
  • Cancer Screening
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Chest Pain Evaluation
  • Chlamydia Infection Screening
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Care Management
  • Dementia Evaluation
  • Dementia or Depression Screening
  • Detoxification Evaluation
  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetic Evaluation
  • Dipstick Urinalysis
  • Disability Evaluation
  • Drug Allergy Testing
  • Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DEXA) Scan
  • Dyslexia Assessment
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
  • Fetal Cardiac Screening
  • Genetic Screening for Breast Cancer
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Health Screening
  • HeartAware Online Risk Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Immunization Administration
  • Impairment Rating Evaluation
  • Independent Educational Evaluation
  • Joint Fluid Test
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Mammography
  • McMurray's Test
  • Melanoma Screening
  • Memory Evaluation
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Mole Evaluation
  • Oral Glucose Tolerance Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Patch Testing
  • Pre-Operative Evaluation
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Cancer Screening Exam (DRE)
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychiatric Evaluation - Child and Adolescent
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Evaluations Prior to Bariatric Surgery
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Skin Screenings
  • Skin Testing and Screening
  • Spinal and Postural Screening
  • STD Screening
  • Strep Test
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Trichomoniasis Screening
  • Tuberculosis Screening
  • Urine Pregnancy Test
  • Vaccination
  • Vaginosis Screening
  • VAP Lipid Testing
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheelchair Evaluation
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Education and Training

Medical School Creighton University, School of Medicine 1995
Residency Sutter Merced Medical Center Family Practice 1998

Certifications and Licenses

  • ABMS - American Board of Family Medicine - Family Practice
  • California Medical Board - Physician and Surgeon

Professional Expierence

  • University of Davis at Merced
  • Mercy Merced Medical Center
  • The Children’s Hospital of Central California
  • Chowchilla Hospital

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
Available at Lompoc Health -
North Third Center

136 North Third St, Lompoc, CA

Monday - Friday 8 am – 5 pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

(805) 736-1253

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