CenterPlace Health Welcomes Dr. Taneshia McClendon, DNP
Contact Name: Kari Ellingstad
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone Number: 941.539.3949
CenterPlace Health is pleased to welcome Dr. Taneshia McClendon, DNP, ARNP, FNP-C, CNE. A native of Florida, Dr. McClendon earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, a Master of Science in Nursing, and a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, all from the University of South Florida. She is a Board Certified Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and Certified Nurse Educator, with extensive clinical experience in multiple medical specialties including urology, critical care, progressive care, urgent care, dermatology, and wound management. Dr. McClendon has also taught at the collegiate level.
Practicing all aspects of Family Medicine, Dr. McClendon is involved in the entire continuum of care of patients at CenterPlace and sees patients at the Ringling Health Center and Sarasota Memorial Hospital. She is focused on providing high quality care with consistency and accuracy, while also fostering interdisciplinary collaborations to improve patient health outcomes.
In addition to her clinical work, she continues to advocate for the quality of care and safety of children in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit System as a Guardian Ad Litem. Her community involvement includes over a decade as a Guardian ad Litem, serving as the voice of abused and neglected children in the courtroom.
Dr. McClendon is active in several professional organizations including the American Academy of Nursing, the National League for Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, and Phi Kappa Phi, which represents the top 10% of graduates from the University of South Florida. Dr. McClendon has received several awards and honors throughout her nursing career such as the Outstanding Nurse Leader Award from the University of South Florida, Nursing Leaders to Watch, and Top Nursing Professionals in the State of Florida, just to name a few.
Dr. McClendon is accepting new patients at CenterPlace Health’s Ringling Health Center. For more information, visit www.centerplacehealth.org or call 941.529.0200.