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Tara Haarsma

Tara L. Haarsma, DO, FACOG

4.9 / 5 (Based on 92 Ratings) Learn More

Office Information

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


September 27, 2019
Dr. Haarsma is a huge asset to Avera. You should be very proud of the care she provides her patients.
September 19, 2019
Dr. Haarsma deserves some recognition for everything she does. Her bedside manner and willingness to help constantly has changed my life. We've had some very hard visits with her following three miscarriages. She's become part of our family and we keep going back to Avera and refer all of our friends to her. She's more than a doctor she's emotionally involved each and every visit. It takes a special person to do what she does each and every day, she's truly amazing.
September 12, 2019
The front desk gals are nice, but they don't look up to greet guests. I shouldn't have to stand and wait for someone to acknowledge I'm standing there.
August 07, 2019
They made me excited about my pregnancy and coming to this new doctor bye seeming excited to have me. They were all very nice.
August 02, 2019
Great as always!!! Thanks!!!
May 31, 2019
I see two care providers for my current needs and I'm amazed at the difference -- mostly just in the time spent with me and listening to me. I am often surprised at how short and rushed my visits with Dr. Haarsma feel. There are also routine tests and screening questions that my other care providers gives or asks every time that Dr. Haarsma never does, which makes me wonder if serious conditions could slip by undetected if I were only seeing Dr. Haarsma.
May 15, 2019
Dr. Haarsma and her nurse are absolutely incredible. We cannot say enough good things about them.
May 06, 2019
I received are the possible care that I Could have been given. All my Questions were answered in a timely fashion. And nurse and doctor truly cared about my condition.
April 30, 2019
The employees were easy to talk to. I never felt the wait was ever too long.
April 04, 2019
I will for sure be coming back when I have my next child. Everyone was so helpful and caring.
April 01, 2019
Great staff! Very helpful and attentive. I feel like I'm in safe hands with my first baby :)
March 30, 2019
Dr Haarsma and nurse are the kindest care providers. They are always positive and take time to listen to me, never rushed. Dr Haarsma always answers my questions and will research if necessary and get back to me in a very timely fashion. She respects my personal beliefs and wishes for pregnancy and birth.
March 18, 2019
Overall, the only reason I am doctoring in Brookings is because of Dr. Haarsma. She is wonderful and I wouldn't be delivering our second child in Brookings if it wasn't for her.
March 09, 2019
All is so good
February 27, 2019
Dr. Haarsma was Incredible! I never felt rushed and she explained things very well!
February 27, 2019
Tara and her nurse are wonderful! I truly appreciate how friendly they are and how comfortable you feel with them. Thank you!

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