Dr. Kornelis A. Poelstra, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 41

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Dr. Poelstra's Experience

Research training, expertise and qualifications

Dr. Poelstra's Care Philosophy

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • 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 Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Block
  • Lumbar Fusions
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
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  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
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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.

0 Board Actions

  • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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Awards & Recognitions

Awards

Media & Publications

  • 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
  • Over 40 peer reviewed Journal Articles, 2000-2012
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery, May 2012
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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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