Valerie Thomas, MD

Valerie Thomas, MD

5 (34)

Pediatric Medicine


Accepting new patients

Offers video visits

Reason for Visit
May 25 - Aug 25
1603 Banning Beach Road Tavares 32778
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AdventHealth Medical Group Pediatrics at Tavares Banning Beach

1603 Banning Beach Road

Tavares, FL 32778

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Formerly known as Thomas Pediatrics



Valerie Thomas, MD, FAAP, is a board-certified pediatrician in Tavares. She graduated from the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham and completed her pediatric residency at Wake Forest University School of Medicine in Winston-Salem, NC. Dr. Thomas is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She provides general pediatric care for infants, children and adolescents. She also serves as the team physician for the Lake Sumter State College athletic program.

Languages Spoken




University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine


Wake Forest University

Board Certifications

Pediatrics: The American Board of Pediatrics


Note:- The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that Valerie Thomas, MD is included before scheduling an appointment.

  • AARP
  • AdventHealth Advantage Plan
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna / US Healthcare HMO
  • Aetna Voluntary
  • Allegiance
  • American Healthcare Alliance
  • Amerigroup
  • Assurant Health
  • Aultcare/Primetime Health Plan
  • AvMed
  • Beech Street
  • Benefit Administrative Systems
  • Better Health
  • Blue Cross-CA
  • CHC National
  • CHC of Florida
  • Central Florida IPA
  • Champus Tricare For Life
  • Champva
  • Choicecare (Cinci OH)
  • Cigna
  • Cigna Behavioral
  • Cigna Supplemental Insurance
  • Cigna-Healthspring
  • Coastal Healthcare Admin
  • Commercial Travelers
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Billing
  • Employee Benefit Consultants
  • Evolutions Healthcare
  • FamilyCare Health Plans
  • First Health Network
  • Florida Hospital HC Systems
  • Freedom Health
  • Gilsbar
  • Global Care
  • Group & Pension Administrators
  • HVHS
  • Health First Health Plans
  • HealthPartners
  • Healthease of FL
  • Healthscope Benefits Inc
  • Humana
  • Insurance Mgmt Admin of LA
  • Kelsey Seybold
  • Key Benefit Administrators
  • Magellan Behavioral
  • Magellan Complete Care
  • Medicaid-FL
  • Medicaid-Virgin Islands
  • Medicare PIN
  • Memorial Integrated Healthcare
  • Mental Health
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare of FL
  • Multiplan
  • NGS Coresource
  • OneNet PPO
  • Optum Health
  • Oscar Health
  • Other Commercial (MedLic#)
  • PHCS
  • PaySpan
  • Prestige Health Choice
  • Railroad Medicare-Palmetto
  • Simply Healthcare
  • Sunshine State Health Plan
  • The Health Plan
  • Total Claims Administration Inc
  • Tricare East
  • US Dept of Labor-Workers Comp
  • United American Ins
  • United Behavioral
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
  • United Medical Resources
  • Veterans Affairs - HealthNet
  • Wellcare
  • Wellspan Health
  • Work Comp

Reviews and Comments

34 Reviews, 4 Comments



Dr. Thomas is always great with us, very thorough and knowledgeable

- Verified AdventHealth Patient



really great person and pediatrician

- Verified AdventHealth Patient



i have never had a bad experience here. dr Thomas is always super nice and very informative. she is very compassionate about my kids.

- Verified AdventHealth Patient



I wouldn't take my kids anywhere else.

- Verified AdventHealth Patient