Tamara I. Tanner, MD

Contact Information

P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.944.0463

Primary Location

The Children's Hospital at Montefiore3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY
  • Specialties & Focus


    • Pediatric Rheumatology
    • Pediatrics
  • Education & Training


    Residency Program

    Children's Hospital at Montefiore


    Children's Hospital at Montefiore

  • Biography

    Personal Biography

    Tamara I. Tanner, MD, is an attending physician at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and Assistant Professor at Montefiore-Einstein. Dr. Tanner’s clinical focus is on the care of children with complex rheumatologic diseases including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, juvenile dermatomyositis, vasculitis, scleroderma and periodic fever syndromes.

    Dr. Tanner earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1999 at University of Bucharest, Romania. After completing her Master of Arts at Yeshiva University in 2009 and post-baccalaureate premedical courses at Hunter College in 2010, Dr. Tanner attended New York Medical College, earning her Doctor of Medicine in 2014. She pursued her postdoctoral training at CHAM, completing a three-year pediatric residency in 2017 followed by a three year pediatric rheumatology fellowship in 2020.

    In addition to her strong background in medical education, Dr. Tanner has a research focus on risk factors for lupus flares, as well as investigations in macrophage activation syndrome. She has published her work in review articles and abstracts.

    Dr. Tanner is board certified in general pediatrics, and is a member of the American College of Rheumatology and the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance. In 2020, Dr. Tanner was inducted into the Leo M. Davidoff Society in recognition of her outstanding achievement in teaching medical students.

  • Locations

    Primary Location

    The Children's Hospital at Montefiore

    3415 Bainbridge AvenueBronx, NY

    P: 718.741.2450 F: 718.944.0463

    Additional Locations

    Montefiore At 141 South Central Avenue
    141 South Central AvenueHartsdale, NY P: 914.721.7120 Additional Details
    Montefiore Medical Center
    111 East 210th StreetBronx, NY P: 718.741.2450 Additional Details