Dr. Taggerty is a third generation Doll Doctor & Collector repairing dolls since the age of 6 and learning all he could from his mother and grandmother.
Dr. Taggerty is a member of the Doll Doctor's Association (DDA) and is currently the National DDA President and New York State Chapter President. He is also a member of the United Federation of Doll Clubs (UFDC) and has taught seminars on doll repairs and restorations at national conventions
He is a full time Union Carpenter and catches a lot of slack from his fellow construction workers about his involvement with dolls. However, he is proud of his heritage.