Dr. Lloyd Takao joined us July 1, 2010. After studying architecture at the University of Cincinnati, Dr Takao completed his undergraduate degree at UC Berkeley and earned his medical degree at Medical College of Ohio in Toledo. Upon finishing his residency at Children's Hospital, Oakland, Dr. Takao established himself in private practice in Oakland and Orinda. He was President of the Medical Staff of Children's Hospital in 2008 and currently is working with the medical staff on the hospital's key initiatives of quality care and patient safety. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and has extensive experience with pediatric asthma. When not seeing patients, Dr. Takao enjoys skiing, rock climbing and cycling.