Dr. John Takayama is a pediatrician who provides primary care at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital. He is particularly interested in health promotion, patient-physician communication, child advocacy and community collaboration, and the care of children with special health care needs.
Takayama earned a medical degree at New York University School of Medicine and completed a residency and chief residency in pediatrics at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. He also earned a master's degree in public health and completed a fellowship in clinical research at the University of Washington. Takayama established the Department of Interdisciplinary Medicine at the National Center for Child Health and Development in Tokyo, Japan, from 2002 to 2007. He is an associate clinical professor of pediatrics at UCSF.
Pediatric Acute Care
2330 Post St., 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94143-0374
Phone: (415) 353-2001
Pediatrics at Mount Zion
2330 Post St., Suite 320
San Francisco, CA 94143-1660
Phone: (415) 885-7478
New York University School of Medicine 1985
Yale-New Haven Hospital, Pediatrics 1989
University of Washington Medical Center, Preventive Medicine 1992
University of Washington Medical Center, Pediatrics 1992
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