Tamara Taketani, MD

Tamara Taketani, MD

A native Californian, Dr. Taketani was raised in Monterey Park. When she is not practicing pediatric gastroenterology here at Cottage, she enjoys hiking, baking, gardening, and entertaining her dog.

Medical School

University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine


Pediatrics, University of California, Irvine


Pediatric Gastroenterology, University of California, San Diego

Community Service and Research Interests

Dr. Taketani has special interest and expertise in Inflammatory Bowel Disease in children. With Dr. Eidelwein, she directs our quality improvement work in this area. She is kind, supportive, an excellent procedural technician, and just really fun to be around.

Contact Us

Cottage Children's Medical Center

Cottage Children's Pediatric Residency Program

Phone: 805-569-7464
Fax: 805-569-8358

400 W. Pueblo St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93105

Program Coordinator, Sabrina Orfalea, email: sanderso@sbch.org