Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD
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Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD

Sleep Medicine | Female

Carolina Neurology 541 Floyd Rd, Spartanburg, SC 29307 Get Directions
(864) 585-6179

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Dr. Kooistra specializes in Sleep Medicine and practices in Spartanburg, SC. She practices at 1 location.

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    • Release from Prior Order
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  • Internship Hospital
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  • Fellowship Hospital
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    24 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

    • Aetna
    • American Republic
    • Assurant Health
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • EmblemHealth
    • First Choice Health
    • Golden Rule
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • MagnaCare
    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • MedCost
    • Medicaid
    • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MultiPlan
    • Mutual of Omaha
    • Pyramid Life
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Universal American
    • USI Affinity
    • Wells Fargo Insurance

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    • How well provider listens and answers questions
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    • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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    • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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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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    Specialties

    • Sleep Medicine
    • Sleep Medicine Psychiatry & Neurology
    • Vascular Neurology

    Board Certifications

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    • Neurology
    • Sleep Medicine
    • Vascular Neurology

    Conditions Treated

    • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
    • Alzheimer's Disease
    • Aneurysm
    • Anterior Horn Disease
    • Ataxia
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autonomic Disorders
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Brachial Plexus Palsy
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Disorders
    • 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
    • Cluster Headache
    • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
    • Concussion
    • Confusion
    • Corticobasal Degeneration
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Dementia
    • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
    • Difficulty With Walking
    • Diplopia
    • Dystonia
    • Epilepsy
    • Essential Tremor
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Headache
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
    • Insomnia
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Meningiomas
    • Migraine
    • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
    • Myasthenia Gravis
    • Myelopathy
    • Myoclonus
    • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Nystagmus
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Parkinsonism
    • Parkinson's Disease
    • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Polyneuropathy
    • Polyneuropathy Due to Alcohol and Drugs
    • Post-Concussion Syndrome
    • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rasmussen's Syndrome
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Seizure Disorders
    • Sleep Apnea
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Sleep-Walking
    • Spina Bifida
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Stroke
    • Syncope
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Tension Headache
    • Thrombosis
    • Tic Disorders
    • Torticollis
    • Tourette's Syndrome
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tremor
    • Trigeminal Neuralgia
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vasculitis
    • Vertigo

    Procedures Performed

    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Nerve Block, Somatic
    • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation

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      Malpractice Claims not available

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      Sanction

      Dr. Kooistra has received 1 sanction

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      • 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
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      Board Actions

      Dr. Kooistra has 2 board actions

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      • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/5/2014)
      • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: South Carolina
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
      • Disciplinary action in another state  (8/24/2011)
      • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
      • Summary: Please reference the following Document
      • State: South Carolina
      • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Virginia / Main Campus

      Graduated in 1982

    Awards & Recognition

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    Languages Spoken

    • English
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    Dr. Kooistra's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    • Specializes in Sleep Medicine
    • Board certified in Neurology, Sleep Medicine and Vascular Neurology
    • Malpractice claims in South Carolina not available
    • Sanctions found
    • Board actions found
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    Dr. Kooistra's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Over 45 minutes

    Experience with Dr. Kooistra

    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients