Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD

Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 61
(18)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Spartanburg, SC. She is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years.

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

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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

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Specialties

  • Neurology
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Anterior Horn Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kooistra to family and friends
2.6
based on 18 total reviews (2 with 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)

Norcross, GA |
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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Chesnee, SC |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kooistra accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Kooistra has admitting privileges

Mary Black Memorial Hospital
1700 Skylyn Dr
Spartanburg, SC 29307
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Spartanburg Medical Center
101 E Wood St
Spartanburg, SC 29303
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