Tamara Van De Star, M.D.

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Languages: English, Dutch


Pediatric Hospital Medicine

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All Childrens at Sarasota Memorial Hospital

1700 South Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239-3509 map
Phone: 941-917-7660 | Fax: 941-917-1308


Dr. Van De Star specializes in caring for hospitalized children for Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She joined the medical staff in 2020 and sees patients at Sarasota Memorial Hospital where Johns Hopkins All Children’s provides many pediatric services.

Dr. Van De Star earned her medical degree from the University of South Carolina School of Medicine Greenville, graduating first in her class. She completed her residency in general pediatrics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Dr. Van De Star has been elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

She is fluent in Dutch.

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  • MD; University of South Carolina School of Medicine (2017)


  • Pediatrics; Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics - General) (2021)


Below you'll find a list of the insurance accepted by specialty physicians at Johns Hopkins All Children's. Please check with your insurance company and the physician's office before your child's visit to verify coverage and referral requirements.

Inclusion of a certain health plan on the list below does not guarantee that all services, locations or physicians are covered by your insurance company. Benefit plan design, credentialing and network criteria may limit coverage. The acceptance of certain plains may change occasionally and this page may not be immediately updated.

  • Aetna (Commercial)
  • Sunshine State (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Avmed (Commercial)
  • BCBS FL (Commercial)
  • United (Commercial)
  • Cigna Health Care (Commercial)
  • Wellcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids&CMS)
  • Coventry (Commercial)
  • Evolutions (Commercial)
  • Humana Commercial
  • Florida Medicaid
  • Simply Healthcare (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Gulf Coast Provider Network (Commercial)
  • WPS TriCare East (Commercial)
  • Humana (Medicaid)
  • United Community Plan (Medicaid&HealthyKids)
  • Aetna Better Health (Medicaid)
  • Vivida Health

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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