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


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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