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Dr. Kornelis Poelstra, MD
Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon
12 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars
(109)
Patient comments (70)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kornelis Poelstra, Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, Orthopaedic Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Poelstra has been reviewed by 109 patients who have provided 70 comments. The rating is 4 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.8
  • Currently 3.7971014492754 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.8
  • Currently 3.8059701492537 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.9
  • Currently 3.9411764705882 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 3.9852941176471 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 3.9705882352941 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.

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

Affiliations

Dr. Poelstra has 5 hospital affiliations:

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

Languages

  • Dutch
  • German

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Additional Information
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.
Where does Dr. Kornelis A. Poelstra practice?
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra has 4 office locations.
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.