Jennifer Takagishi, MD

Professor, College Of Medicine Pediatrics

Assistant Medical Director, Pediatrics, Children's Medical Services, Tampa Bay Region

Medical Director, Pediatrics, HealthPark Pediatrics

Medical Director, Medical Foster Care, Children's Medical Services

Contact Info 2 Tampa General Circle
5th Floor
Tampa, FL 33606

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Academic Phone: (813) 259-8752

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  • MD, Medicine, Tufts University School Of Medicine, 1993

Academic Philosophy

"I teach medical students and pediatric residents how to give comprehensive, culturally competent care to children predominantly in lower socioeconomic levels. Many have multiple medical and social needs."

Research Interests

  • I have focused on curriculum development in areas such as breastfeeding, business of medicine and advocacy. I have assessed mentorship for faculty development. I have also presented several case reports of interesting clinical scenarios.


  • Academic Pediatric Association (Member, 1997 - Present)
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (Fellow, 1996 - Present)

Recent Publications


  • Certificate of Very Good Care (Tampa General Hospital - 2013)
  • Best Doctors in America (Best Doctor Polling and Research - 2013)