Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD

Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD is a neurology specialist in Spartanburg, SC and has been practicing for 36 years. She graduated from University Of Virginia / Main Campus in 1982 and specializes in neurology.

541 Floyd Rd

Spartanburg, SC 29307

Contact Information

(864) 585-6179

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kooistra performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Diabetic Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Polyneuropathy
very high
more than 99% of peers
Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Kooistra's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurology

3  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Sleep Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Vascular Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

85  Conditions Treated

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2  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

1 Sanction
  • Disciplinary action in another state (4/26/2011)
    Action Taken: Surrender
    Summary: Dr. Carol Antonsen Kooistra; License # MD425389

    Nature of Complaint:

    The physician has been the subject of disciplinary action in another state.

    Action Taken:

    The physician has permanently voluntarily surrendered her license to practice medicine and surgery in the State of Pennsylvania.

    State: Pennsylvania
1 Board Action
  • Disciplinary action in another state (8/5/2014)
    Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: South Carolina

Education

  • University Of Virginia / Main Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Kooistra has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Kooistra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kooistra's Reviews

2.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kooistra to family and friends
18 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Kooistra's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    Over 45 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr Kooistra seems very good, but the office staff is the worst I've ever experienced. They are rude, they don't answer the phone, they don't respond to voice mails, they schedule patients so that every patient waits a minimum of 90 minutes before seeing the doc. The Office staff refuses to help...more
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Dr. Kooistra is extremely intelligent. She will spend whatever time necessary to find the best treatment plan tailored specifically for you. She truly is the best...and not just around here. Spartanburg is so lucky to have her.
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