About me

Dr. John Takayama is a pediatrician who provides primary care. He is particularly interested in caring for children with special medical needs, as well as in health promotion, patient-physician communication, child advocacy and community collaboration.

Takayama earned his medical degree at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and completed a residency and chief residency in pediatrics at Yale New Haven Hospital. He also earned a master of public health degree and completed a fellowship in clinical research at the University of Washington. He established the interdisciplinary medicine department at the National Center for Child Health and Development in Tokyo.

Dr. Takayama is accepting new patients.

  • Education

    NYU Grossman School of Medicine, MD, 1985

  • Residencies

    Yale New Haven Hospital, Pediatrics, 1989

  • Fellowships

    University of Washington, Clinical Research, 1992

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Clinics I work with (1)


Pediatric Primary Care Clinic

Pediatric Primary Care Clinic

San Francisco / Oakland / San Mateo

Where I see patients (1)

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