BayCare Medical Group Welcomes Pediatrician Kristine Rietsma, DO

June 23, 2017

Tampa, Fla. (June 23, 2017) – Kristine Rietsma, DO, joined BayCare Medical Group and is now accepting new patients (newborn to age 18) at 4712 N. Armenia Ave., Suite 102, Tampa, FL 33603.

Dr. Rietsma is board certified in pediatrics and cares for the physical, emotional and social health of children from birth to young adulthood. She offers a broad spectrum of health services ranging from preventative care to the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic diseases, with an emphasis on the biological, social and environmental influences on the developing child and the impact of disease and dysfunction on child development. Also certified in pediatric advanced life support and neonatal resuscitation, Dr. Rietsma is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Osteopathic Association.

After receiving her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Bradenton, she completed her residency in pediatrics at the University of South Florida.

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For an appointment, call (813) 879-5716, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

About BayCare Medical Group
BayCare Medical Group is the largest multi-specialty physician group in the greater Tampa Bay area, with more than 500 providers and over 45 specialties. In 2014, HealthPoint Medical Group, Morton Plant Mease Primary Care and Specialists, St. Anthony’s Primary Care and Specialists and Suncoast Medical Clinic formed to become BayCare Medical Group. In 2016, Winter Haven Hospital’s Family Health Centers and employed physician specialists, as well as Bartow Regional Medical Center’s employed physicians, joined BayCare Medical Group. For more information, visit

About BayCare Health System
BayCare is a leading not-for-profit health care system that connects individuals and families to a wide range of services at 14 hospitals and hundreds of other convenient locations throughout the Tampa Bay and central Florida regions. Inpatient and outpatient services include acute care, primary care, imaging, laboratory, behavioral health, home care, and wellness. Our mission is to improve the health of all we serve through community-owned, health care services that set the standard for high-quality, compassionate care. For more information, visit