Practice Profiles

Goldstar Pediatrics Brings Comprehensive Care to California’s Inland Empire

Goldstar Pediatrics, founded in 2016, emphasizes comprehensive care for families in Fontana, California. As the practice’s founder and sole pediatrician, Dr. Irmgard Tackie develops lasting relationships with her patients and goes above and beyond to help them connect with services and resources they need.

Dr. Irmgard Tackie wants families to feel comfortable coming to her for the full spectrum of care, no matter the day of the week or time of day. It’s in part why she took the leap and established her own practice in Fontana, California, in 2016.

“I don’t believe in running my practice like a fast food joint with a drive-through,” she laughs. “I think that one has to really work as a team with your families.”

This emphasis on comprehensive care serves as the foundation for Goldstar Pediatrics. As the practice’s sole pediatrician, Dr. Tackie gets to know every patient who walks in the door. She typically sees about 300 patients per month and anywhere from 10 to 20 families per day, although as a young practice the numbers can fluctuate. “We’ve had a lot of growth because of word of mouth,” she says. “It takes time.”

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