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Andrea Chidester, M.S., OTR/L
Pediatric Occupational Therapist


Andrea was born and raised in Sarasota, FL. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Southern Mississippi and her Masters of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. Andrea has had the opportunity to gain experience in inpatient rehab at Tampa General Hospital where she worked with patients of all levels of involvement. She also has pediatric experience in an outpatient setting as well as the school system. She specifically enjoys working within the scope of sensory integration.

In her free time, Andrea enjoys watching football, working out, and catching rays at the beach. She plans on expanding her knowledge of Autism in particular, and she hopes to eventually contribute to research on this neurodevelopmental disorder.




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Veterans Professional Center
6924 W Linebaugh Ave • Tampa, FL 33625
(813) 962-6766