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Kornelis Andries Poelstra, MD Emergency Medicine

Kornelis Andries Poelstra, MD

Emergency Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Destin, FL 32541 (1 other location)
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Patients’ Perspective

  • Trusted diagnosis
  • Good bedside manner
  • Takes time to answer questions

About Kornelis Andries Poelstra MD

Kornelis Andries Poelstra, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Destin, FL, with another office in Los Gatos, CA. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Emergency Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery Of Spine and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. He speaks English.

Kornelis Poelstra has received the following awards:

Locations

Dr. Kornelis Andries Poelstra has 2 locations

The Spine Institute On The Emerald Coast 155 Crystal Beach Dr Ste 200 Destin, FL 32541
ACCEPTING NEW PATIENTS
The Robotic Spine Institute of Silicon Valley 340 Dardanelli Ln Ste 10 Los Gatos, CA 95032

Specialties

Dr. Kornelis Andries Poelstra has the following 4 specialties

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Kornelis Andries Poelstra has the following 9 areas of expertise

  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Kyphosis
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Prosthesis-Related Infections
  • Back Injuries

Awards

7 Awards

  • Vitals Preferred Provider

    • Vitals Preferred Provider Award
      • Preferred Provider badge recognizes providers that are committed to transparency, responsiveness and great service to patients, and have earned a high patient satisfaction rating.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012)

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctor - State Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2020, 2018, 2014)

    On-Time Doctor Award Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree (2020, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015)

    Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree Vitals Compassionate Doctor Award - 5 Year Honoree recognizes doctors with the highest scores in bedside manner for five consecutive years. This honor is granted to a few distinct doctors in the United States based on experiences shared by patients.

Education

25 Years Experience

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen Faculteit Der Medische Wetenschappen

Graduated in 1997

University Of Virginia Health System

Residency

Dr. Kornelis Andries Poelstra Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna Basic HMO
  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem Advantage HMO
  • Anthem BC Pathway X EPO Network
  • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS FL Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
  • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
  • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
  • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
  • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Access Plus Savenet
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Platinum Local Access + HMO 25
  • Blue Shield CA Trio ACO HMO
  • Canopy Health
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Florida Blue BlueCare HMO
  • Florida Blue BlueOptions
  • Florida Blue BlueSelect
  • Health Net CA HMO
  • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
  • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
  • Health Net CA PPO
  • Health Net PureCare One EPO Individual & Family Plan
  • Health Net SmartCare Network HMO Small Group
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana National POS
  • MEDICA CHOICE WITH UNITEDHEALTHC
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pensacola-Jacksonville
  • PHCS PPO
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Compass HMO
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO
  • UHC West SignatureValue Advantage HMO Value Network

More about Dr. Kornelis Andries Poelstra

Dutch Native, completed medical school and a PhD in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. Then moved to Charlottesville, Va, to complete Orthopaedic Residency at The University of Virginia, followed by prestigous Orthopaedic and Neurological Spine Fellowship at The Rothman Institute (Thomas Jefferson University) in Philadelphia. Worked for 4 years as a spinal surgeon at Shock Trauma Center and University of Maryland in Baltimore, prior to moving to Northwest Florida to start his Spine Institute. Primary specialty includes any- and all spinal surgery with emphasis on Minimally Invasive Surgery and advanced reconstruction techniques for spinal deformities (Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Tumor, Trauma and Instability). He is one of the prime surgeons in the world applying ROBOTIC Surgery to the Spine, being a visitation site for surgeons from all over the world. There is nothing Dr. Poelstra cannot operate on, but correctly diagnosing your true problem and providing excellent patient education is our first priority!

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