Welcome!

Welcome to the Division of General Academic Pediatrics at the University of Florida. We foster the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents, and families.

Our mission is accomplished through the provision of:

  • Teaching evidenced-based clinical pediatrics to prepare future community and academic pediatricians
  • Research and scholarship to expand and enhance the science and knowledge of general pediatrics
  • Delivery of high quality, accessible, safe, reliable and efficient health services
  • Child advocacy by serving low income, disadvantaged, at-risk, and children with special health care needs

With six locations to serve you, our pediatricians are ready to assist with child health check-ups, immunizations, acute care, chronic care, and referrals to pediatric subspecialists.

All the best,

Sanjeev Tuli, MD, MEd, MEME, FAAP
Professor, Associate Chair and Chief

pediatrician-researcher

Meet Our Team

The Division of General Pediatrics is proud to include some of the nation’s top pediatrician-researchers on its list of faculty members. The pediatrician that treats your child is very likely a national leader in his or her field, for the areas of general pediatrics, medical education, educational technology, health services, and/or social media and communication.

Find a Clinic

The Department of Pediatrics is affiliated with UF Health offering pediatric services at multiple sites in north central Florida.

Clinical Services

General Pediatrics at UF offers a variety of services, from well-child visits and immunizations to acute care and chronic care. Whether your child needs a regular check-up or specialty services for ongoing problems, you can count on us to provide appropriate, high-quality care

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