Kristin Dayton, M.D.

Kristin A Dayton, M.D.

(352) 265-8250

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Hello! My name is Dr. Kristin Dayton as I work as a board-certified pediatrician and pediatric endocrinologist at UF Health. I attended the University of Florida for my undergraduate degree, Wake Forest University for Medical School and returned to Gainesville, FL for my Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship at the University of Florida.

My clinical and research interests include transgender care, metabolic syndrome and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and disorders of sexual development. I see pediatric patients with endocrine disorders and diabetes. I am involved with educational programs for both the UF Pediatric Residency program and UF College of Medicine, working to improve medical education for our next generation of physicians.


Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Pediatrics Residency
UF Health Shands Children’s Hospital

Medical Degree
Wake Forest University School of Medicine

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Endocrinology - American Board of Pediatrics
  • Pediatrics - American Board of Pediatrics

Honors and Awards

Exemplary Teacher Award
UF College of Medicine

Recognition for Excellence in Medical Student Teaching
UF Health Pediatric Fellowship

Faculty Award For demonstrating overall scholarship and character
Wake Forest University School of Medicine