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|Mike Jordan, M.D.
Dr. Jordan grew up in Palm Harbor and received his undergraduate degree
from the University of Florida and his medical degree from the George
Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, DC. He completed
his pediatric training at the University of Florida Health Science Center in
Jacksonville and Wolfson’s Children’s Hospital.
Upon the completion of his residency, Dr. Jordan worked as a Pediatric
Hospitalist at Mease Countryside, Morton Plant, and Tampa Children’s
Hospital. It was during this time he recognized the need for individualized
and personal attention for his young patients.
In August of 2004, he founded East Lake Pediatrics with a vision of creating
a pediatric practice with an atmosphere that is conducive not only to
providing excellent care to children of all ages but also establishes a warm,
friendly environment where families feel at ease when visiting their doctor
and interacting with the office personnel.
Dr. Jordan enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, scuba diving and
watching the Gators play.
Dr. Mike is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.
|Amy Zitiello, D.O./M.P.H.
Dr. Zitiello received her both undergraduate and Masters degree
from the University of Tennessee. Her medical degree is from
the University Of Health Sciences - College Of Osteopathic
Medicine in Kansas City, MO. She completed her pediatric
training at the University Of South Florida All Children’s
Hospital in St. Petersburg.
After completing her residency in June of 2005, Dr. Zitiello
worked in primary care pediatrics and in the Morton Plant
emergency department. She joined East Lake Pediatrics
in 2006 and thoroughly enjoys caring for and spending time
with our patients.
Dr. Amy enjoys traveling, spending time with her family
and friends, and cheering for her beloved Tennessee Volunteers.
|Ellyn Theophilopoulos, M.D.
Ellyn Theophilopoulos, M.D. graduated as the Valedictorian of Sweet
Briar College in Virginia prior to moving to Florida to begin her training at
the University of Florida College of Medicine. After medical school, she
remained in Gainesville for her residency in pediatrics eventually serving
as the Chief Resident and then as a Clinical Assistant Professor for the
University of Florida Department of Pediatrics.
In 1999, she relocated to the Tampa Bay area when she took a position
as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics for the University of South
Florida College of Medicine. During her time there she was named
Faculty Teacher of the Year for four straight years.
She has been a part of numerous pediatric research projects and
publications and remains active in the teaching of pediatric residents,
most notably giving an annual lecture on the essentials of breastfeeding.
Dr. Ellyn is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is
the proud mother of five children. When she is not working or
volunteering at the Clearwater Free Clinic, she enjoys spending time with
her family, running, reading, and cooking.
|Jennifer Hammond, A.R.N.P.
Jennifer Hammond, A.R.N.P. is a provider at the Trinity office.
After growing up in Dade City and she graduated from
University of South Florida College of Nursing School and then
went on to earn her Advanced Registered Nurse Practioner
degree from there as well.
Prior to joining us here at East Lake Pediatrics, Jennifer spent
seven years working as a Nurse Practioner specializing in
Pediatric Gastroenterology at All Children’s Hospital. There
she specialized in treating infants and children with feeding
problems, failure to thrive, reflux, colic, constipation, and
abdominal pain along with other serious liver and nutrition
issues. In addition to her expertise in dealing with pediatric
GI disorders, she is also well-versed in general pediatric care
as well and loves working with children.
She is the proud mother of three and loves spending time
outdoors with her family.
|Jessica Smith, M.D.
Jessica Smith, M.D. is a board certified pediatrician who received her
undergraduate degree from Indiana University in 1999 and her medical
degree from the University of Texas in 2003.
After graduating from medical school, she relocated to Tampa with her
husband and finished her training in pediatrics at the University of South
Florida/All Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program. There
she teamed up with both Dr. Amy and Dr. Vicki working together in their
primary care continuity clinic.
Prior to joining us, Dr. Jessica practiced primary care pediatrics in
Tampa for 3 years.
She enjoys jogging, reading, the theater and going to movies.
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