Christopher L. Tappan, M.D., joined the Alliance in 1997. He was formerly with one of founding practices (Tampa Bay Pediatrics) of Pediatric Health Care Alliance.
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 University of South Florida –Tampa General Hospital, Tampa, Florida (1997).
Dr. Tappan has been Board Certified with the American Board of Pediatrics since 1997.
In 2009, Dr. Tappan was named 1st Runner Up "Best Pediatrician" in a Tampa Tribune Readers Poll for the Brandon community.
He has been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Doctors in America® from 1996-2013. 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 were included.
Dr. Tappan is married with two children, and enjoys traveling, scuba diving, and boating. He is also actively involved with the many extra -curricular activities of his children, including baseball, soccer, dance, and gymnastics.