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Christopher L. Tappan

Christopher L. Tappan, MD
Medical Education:
  • 1994, Doctor of Medicine - University of South Florida
  • 1997, Residency - Tampa General Hospital
Board Certified Since:

Dr. Tappan joined PHCA in 1997 at our former Bloomingdale Office, which later moved to become our FishHawk Office in 2005.

Dr. Tappan received his undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida (1990) and his Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, Florida (1994). He completed his residency in Pediatrics at the University of South Florida –Tampa General Hospital (1997).

He has been Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics since 1997.

Dr. Tappan is married with two children and enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and boating. He is also actively involved with the many extracurricular activities of his children, including baseball, soccer, dance, and gymnastics.


Dr. Tappan has been continually selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Doctors in America® list. Physicians are chosen through an exhaustive peer-review survey that asks: "If you or a loved one needed a doctor in your specialty, to whom would you refer them?" Only physicians who earned the consensus support of their peers are included.

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Florida Medical Association
  • Hillsborough County Medical Association
  • Hillsborough County Pediatric Society

Hospital Affiliations

  • Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital