Yogita Tailor, DO
Dr. Yogita Tailor is a trained physiatrist who has been practicing in the Atlanta area since 2013. She is board-certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and skilled in the treatment of pelvic dysfunction and resulting pain disorders.
After receiving her undergraduate diploma from the University of Maryland: Baltimore County, Dr. Tailor completed her medical education at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s School of Osteopathic Medicine. She fulfilled her internship at Christiana Care Health Systems in Newark, Delaware and completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore-University of Maryland. Dr. Tailor then was on faculty as Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at Emory University, where she practiced for seven years before beginning with Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine’s Atlanta office in summer of 2020. She has also offered her services as a staff physician in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Atlanta VA Hospital since 2013.
In her experience as a doctor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Dr. Tailor has an extensive background in treating disorders affecting the pelvic floor, and understands how pelvic dysfunction can lead to corollary symptoms such as back and hip pain. She values a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary approach to pain treatment that incorporates everything from modern medical technology to recommended lifestyle changes to treat all facets of chronic pain and improve her patients’ quality of life. Dr. Tailor has seen how often pelvic issues go ignored and undiagnosed, and how this lack of understanding can cause emotional distress as well as worsening physical problems. She aims to bridge this gap in understanding to bring her patients concrete results and genuine relief.
Outside of her medical practice, Dr. Tailor enjoys yoga, cooking, traveling, watching movies, and spending time with her husband and children.
Get To Know Your Doctor
Why did you become a doctor?
I’ve been drawn to medicine since childhood and have always really enjoyed the opportunity to help people on a one-on-one basis. Being able to make a difference in someone else’s life motivates and inspires me. Throughout my time as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation doctor, I’ve seen how central the pelvis is to so many pain conditions and how often people can struggle with getting bounced from doctor to doctor without finding relief for their pelvic pain issues, which are far too often ignored considering the pelvic region’s importance to the anatomy.
What are the goals of your approach/treatment/program?
The primary goal is always to improve function and quality of life. An important part of that is developing personal relations with patients so there’s mutual trust that our approach can help them heal. I also hope to make a difference to my community in Atlanta, where I feel that pelvic pain patients are often underserved.
What is your approach to pelvic pain?
When treating chronic pain, empathy is so important. That means fully listening to patients, learning their goals, expectations, and concerns, and using every tool available to treat them as a whole. So many things can affect the way our bodies work, including diet, exercise, and sleep.
What is your favorite part of your job?
Nothing’s more satisfying than when a patient starts to see concrete results. I love seeing my patients begin to move along the path to better health and function.
What’s something you would like people to know about pelvic health?
The pelvis is complicated and pelvic pain can have so many causes and variables that there’s generally no single answer to the problem. That’s why it’s so important to treat each patient as an individual. We can find an approach that will help reduce pain and improve quality of life, even if the answers aren’t always simple and straightforward.
How would you define patient care?
To me, patient care requires a lot of empathy, communication, and trust. I want my patients to know that they’re being listened to and feel like we’re a team with the ultimate goal of improving their quality of life.
Do you do any non-profit or philanthropic work?
I’m currently on the board of directors for Side By Side Brain Injury Clubhouse, a nonprofit which helps people with traumatic brain injuries regain function and return to normalcy.
Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Residency , Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine
At Pelvic Rehabilitation Medicine, we look at things differently. We consider the patient as a whole person, and we focus on the pelvic region because it’s the central core of your body. The pelvis is one of the primary regions in your body that helps your muscles, nerves, organs, ligaments and bones work together as a unified organism.