Serena Tan, M.D. has made a name for herself as a devoted and exceptional physician.
Dr. Tan goes above and beyond standard pediatric care to provide excellence to her patients. With her soft, focused and warm demeanor, she instantly establishes trust and a safe environment.
Children instinctively understand that she is trustworthy and this allows them to quickly lose their hesitation about seeing the doctor.
Watching kids light up when Dr. Tan makes a connection with them is one of the greatest gifts of being a pediatrician.
Dr. Tan’s approach to treating children is as a partner with parents to provide education on medical conditions, treatment options and healthy habits.
Dr. Tan avoids aggressive treatments based on overly-medicating children in favor of a more prudent approach that takes into consideration the whole child.
Having graduated Cum Laude from University of California, Los Angeles in 1994, Dr. Tan then completed her medical school education in 1998 at the Albany School of Medicine in New York. From 1999 to 2002, Dr. Tan completed her pediatric residency at the Martin Luther King, Jr./Charles Drew Medical Center. Thereafter, she worked as a private practice pediatrician and joined Los Gatos Pediatrics in 2009.
Dr. Tan enjoys photography, swimming, and playing the flute. Serena Tan, MD goes above and beyond standard pediatric care to provide excellence to her patients. is trilingual and speaks Chinese (both Mandarin and Cantonese dialects) and Spanish.
Dr. Tan lives locally and is married with two children.