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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra, MD
Dr. Kornelis Andries Poelstra MD and PHD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 12 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine.
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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra has 4 office locations.
155 Crystal Beach Dr
Ste 200
Destin, FL 32541

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Patient comments (58)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kornelis Poelstra, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Poelstra has been reviewed by 80 patients who have provided 58 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.7719298245614 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.8 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.9285714285714 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 4.0
  • Currently 3.9821428571429 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 3.9642857142857 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 13 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Cervical Herniated Discs
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Complex Spinal Reconstructions
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Osteoporosis affecting the Spine
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections
  • Scoliosis
  • Second Opinions
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Trauma / Fractures
  • Spine Surgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Poelstra graduated from Groningen University, Groningen, Netherlands. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)


Dr. Poelstra has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Sacred Heart Hospital - Pensacola 
  • Sacred Heart Hospital - Emerald Coast 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Poelstra accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Humana - 6 plans


  • Dutch
  • German

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Kornelis A. Poelstra practice?
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, and Sports Medicine near Destin, FL.
Additional practice locations include: Fort Walton Beach, FL and Crestview, FL.
See Destin Orthopedic Surgeons and Destin Surgeons.