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Tara Haarsma

Tara L. Haarsma, DO, FACOG

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About Me

Special Interests

High risk obstetrics, minimally invasive surgery, infertility

Personal Interests

Running, traveling, cooking, reading, spending time with family



West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, Medical School


Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH, Obstetrics & Gynecology


Doctors Hospital, Columbus, OH, Obstetrics & Gynecology

Professional Memberships

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Medical Association

Honors, Awards, etc.

ACOOG Annual Conference, 2014 and 2015; Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society


Board Eligible in Obstetrics and Gynecology; Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetricians and Gynecologists 

Medical Research & Clinical Trials

Integrating a structured ultrasound curriculum into OB/GYN Residency Program


August 23, 2022
My doctor was very supportive and understanding of my decisions in regards to my pregnancy. I felt very respected when I discussed my wishes and I never once felt pressured or pushed to do something I didn't want to.
August 12, 2022
Very good Dr.!
June 12, 2022
All good
February 27, 2022
She answered all of my questions that I had and made sure that I understood the options that were available to me for treatment. She also explained and talked to be about what she was doing during the exam to help keep me calm throughout the process.
January 14, 2022
The team was excellent
January 13, 2022
Haarsma is amazing. I would recommend her to everyone! Her bedside manner is so caring, and she always is present in the patient room.
October 12, 2021
Always enjoy my visits with Dr Haarsma. She is wonderful, respectful and knowledgeable. Sometimes the receptionists seem a little standoffish
September 14, 2021
I am so thankful for Dr. Tara Haarsma. She has been such an advocate for me in the small and big things. So glad to have her as our OB/GYN.
August 24, 2021
She is very personable. She makes me feel completely comfortable during normally uncomfortable exams. She explains everything simply and completely. Amazing doctor and supportive staff.
August 17, 2021
This was my first time so she would not have know my history as I am new to the area. So far loving all the health care workers I've come in contact with!
August 10, 2021
Would highly recommend to all friends and family!
August 10, 2021
It was a wonderful experience- Dr. Haarsma is wonderful and answered all my questions and concerns, took the time to help with my worries as well.
August 03, 2021
Dr. Haarsma was great to work with.
July 20, 2021
Excellent overall experience!
July 20, 2021
Good experience
July 06, 2021
I interacted with two front desk staff, two nurses, a lab tech, and a PRN student. All of them were courteous, friendly, helpful, and happy. There was always communication for wait times and everyone was prompt. I recommend Avera Specialty!
July 06, 2021
Dr Haarsma listened to me and talked me through multiple solutions. She is a great doctor and I will be seeing her again.
June 29, 2021
Dr Haarsma has been amazing. I would recommend her to anyone who asked.
June 22, 2021
Everything went smoothly.
May 04, 2021
The receptionists were rude and the one did not even look up to great me, just asked her coworker to take care of me. When I asked if I could get in for another appointment sooner because I was going to be having surgery, she seemed annoyed that I was even asking and did not even try to see if it was possible, just basically said no. I did not feel welcomed at all by the receptionists.
March 16, 2021
Wonderful, helpful staff.
February 23, 2021
Nurse and Dr. Haarsma are wonderful!
February 23, 2021
Dr. Haarsma is a wonderful doctor! She is so respectful and really listens. She doesnt push her own opinions or do fear tactics I have experienced from other doctors in the past. She makes me respect doctors again! So thankful and blessed to have met such an awesome doctor!
February 02, 2021
This is silly but the nurse had oils on. Strong oils in the ob office arent a good idea!
January 26, 2021
Great experience! I was very nervous about getting a new OB, but she made me feel very comfortable!!
January 26, 2021
So personal and friendly! It's like a great big family which is absolutely wonderful!
January 19, 2021
Dr. Haarsma is always very good at everything I need. She is an amazing Doctor!
December 29, 2020
I feel so fortunate to have quality care, right in my town. Efficient, professional, and wonderful providers and staff. We have wonderful facilities and processes, making my appointments comfortable and efficient. Thank you for all you do to bring quality care to Brookings!
December 22, 2020
Tara Haarsma and her nurse are so caring and pleasant. I feel comfortable with them and look forward to seeing them at my visits.
December 22, 2020
I had a great experience
December 22, 2020
Dr. Haarsma is great. Please keep her.
December 15, 2020
It was a very pleasant visit. I appreciated everyone that I interacted with!

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