Joshua Tarkoff, MD - Pediatric Endocrinologist

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Dr. Tarkoff received his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, located in New York, NY. He completed his residency at the University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Medical Center and a fellowship in pediatric endocrinology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). While at UCSF, he treated children with a variety of endocrine disorders, including obesity, Type 1 and 2 diabetes, and thyroid, pubertal, growth and carbohydrate disorders. He is board certified in pediatrics and board eligible in pediatric endocrinology.

Dr. Tarkoff is active in research related to HDL-C subspecies and their role in future cardiovascular risk among children. He received a research grant to assess cortisol secretion associated with moderately invasive surgeries in healthy children.

Dr. Tarkoff sees patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital main campus, as well as the Nicklaus Children’s West Kendall Outpatient Center, and other Miami-Dade County locations. Dr. Tarkoff is employed by Nicklaus Children’s Pediatric Specialists, the physician group practice of Nicklaus Children’s Health System, the region’s only health system exclusively for children.

Alarcon, G., Figueredo, V., Tarkoff, J. (2021). Thyroid Disorders. Pediatrics in Review, 42(11), 604-618. View in Pubmed

Primary Office

Nicklaus Children's Endocrinology
3100 SW 62 Avenue #102
Miami, FL 33155
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Additional Office

Nicklaus Children's West Kendall Outpatient Ctr-Endocrinology
13400 SW 120 Street
West Kendall, FL 33186
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Fellowship - Univ of California, San Francisco
Residency - Jackson Memorial Hospital
Medical School - Mount Sinai Sch. of Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) - Certified
American Board of Pediatrics (Ped Endocrinology) - Certified