T. Michael Hardin

EDUCATION
D.O., Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, Missouri
B.S., Biological Science, Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Bishop Kenny High School, Jacksonville, Florida

RESIDENCY
Internship: General Medicine Rotating Internship, Doctors Hospital, Columbus, Ohio
Pediatric Residency, Ohio State University College of Medicine Children’s Hospital, Columbus, Ohio

FELLOWSHIP
Pediatric Gastroenterology, The Children’s Hospital (now Nationwide Children’s Hospital), Columbus, Ohio

BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Pediatrics

AFFILIATIONS
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
Diplomat, The American Board of Pediatrics
American Osteopathic Association
Florida Osteopathic Medical Association
American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians 

INTERESTS
Family
Community Volunteer

Mike Hardin, D.O., is a dedicated and accomplished pediatrician. In 1982, Dr. Hardin joined his father’s practice which became Family Medical Centers, now Coastal Health Primary Care, where he has served the community with compassion and expertise for more than four decades. His commitment to the founding of this institution reflects his vision for accessible and high-quality healthcare for his local community. 

After graduation from Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Hardin earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Science from Loyola University in New Orleans, Louisiana. He further pursued his Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri, solidifying his expertise in osteopathic medicine.

His postgraduate training included a comprehensive general medicine rotating internship at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Hardin then specialized in pediatrics, completing his residency at Children’s Hospital, also in Columbus, Ohio. His passion for pediatric gastroenterology led him to pursue a fellowship at The Children’s Hospital (now Nationwide Children’s Hospital) in Columbus, Ohio, demonstrating his commitment to advanced and specialized care for young patients.

Board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and recognized as a Diplomat of The American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Hardin upholds the highest standards of medical practice. He is affiliated with the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Osteopathic Association, the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association and the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians. 

Throughout his career, Dr. Hardin held significant roles at Orange Park Medical Center in Florida including Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Department of Pediatrics. Dr. Hardin continues to actively participate in the Medical Executive Committee and Quality Assurance Committee at Orange Park Medical Center. He now shares his expertise and experience by teaching and supervising family practice residents from Orange Park Medical Center and medical students of Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Beyond his professional endeavors, Dr. Hardin’s interests extend to family and community service. He and his wife, Cecily, are active members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Fleming Island, where they serve as Eucharistic Ministers. Their commitment to community welfare is evident through their involvement with Habitat for Humanity in Clay County and The Way free medical clinic in Green Cove Springs.

Dr. Hardin stands as a pillar in the medical community, exemplifying excellence in pediatric care, leadership and community service.