Dr. Kornelis A. Poelstra, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 42

155 Crystal Beach Dr Ste 200
Destin, FL 32541
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Dr. Poelstra's Experience

Dr. Poelstra's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Arm Surgery
  • Cervical Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Decompression
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Fusion
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
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  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
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  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
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  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check for Dr. Poelstra

0 Malpractice Claims

  • No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

  • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

1 Board Action

  • Wrong-site surgery  (6/15/2015)
  • Action Taken: Education
  • Summary: Please reference the following Document
  • State: Florida
  • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

  • Distiguished Invited Lecturer, Royal College of Surgeons, May 2012
  • Compassionate Physician Award, 2012
  • America's Top Orthopaedist, 2012
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2012
  • Compassionate Physician Award, 2011
  • Patient's Choice Award, 2011

Media & Publications

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Education & Training

Medical School

Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Faculty Of Medical Sciences
Graduated in 1997

Internship Hospital

University Of Virginia
Complete in 2000

Residency Hospital

University Of Virginia
Complete in 2005

Fellowship Hospital

Thomas Jefferson University and The Rothman Institute Combined Neurological-And Orthopaedic Spine Surgery Fellowship-Rated #1 In The Usa
Complete in 2006

Undergraduate Schools

Praedinius Gymnasium-Magnet School / Pre-Med
Graduated in 1991

Other Education

Royal University Of Groningen-Department Of Biomedical Engineering-Phd
Complete in 2000
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Languages Spoken by Dr. Poelstra & Staff

  • English
  • Dutch
  • German
  • Spanish
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