Christopher L. Tappan, M.D.

Quick Facts
Medical Education:
  • 1994, Doctor of Medicine - University of South Florida
  • 1997, Residency - Tampa General Hospital
Board Certified Since:1997

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 1996-2014. 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.

Insurance Plans Accepted
Aetna U.S. Health Care
AvMed Health Plan
Beacon Health Plan/FL Health Choice
Beech St/Capp Care
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO/PPO/TRAD
Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Network Blue
Cigna - PPO/HMO only
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
Great West
Humana - Choice Care
Humana - HMO/PPO/EPO
Humana Tricare
Interplan Health Group
MediPass/Medicaid* (limited)
PHCS (PPO and MD Products Only)
Sunshine Health
United M-Plus*
Professional Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics
Florida Medical Association
Hillsborough County Medical Association
Hillsborough County Pediatric Society
Hospital Affiliations
All Children's Hospital
St. Joseph's Hospital