Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD
Contact provider for availability

Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD

Sleep Medicine | Female

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

Learn about this Doctor

Care Philosophy

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

Are you Dr. Kooistra? Add your own statement here.

Read more

Dr. Kooistra's Experience

55Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Kooistra's experience matches your preferences.

3
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

3
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

89
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

4
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Kooistra

Dr. Kooistra accepts 24 insurance carriers

View all insurance carriers

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

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

/* /.overlay-container */}

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Kooistra has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards

×

Reviewing Dr. Kooistra

Dr. Kooistra's Review Details
2.8 based on 16 responses
Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
     (16)
  • Helpfulness
     (16)
  • Staff
     (16)
  • Scheduling
     (16)
Experience with Dr. Kooistra
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (16)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (16)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (15)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
     (16)
Dr. Kooistra's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (16)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (16)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (16)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Over 45 minutes (16)
Open Full Survey+
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.
Have you seen Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD?
Are you Dr. Carol Kooistra, MD? Post a response on your personalized profile.

Compare Dr. Kooistra

Compare this Doctor

View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.

View all 164 matches
×

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Why It Matters: Dr. Kooistra's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • 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
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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)
  • 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

Background Check

  • n/a
    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Kooistra has received 1 sanction

    More What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • 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
    Less
  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Kooistra has 2 board actions

    More What are board actions
    • 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)
    Less

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus

    Graduated in 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

Dr. Kooistra does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kooistra and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.

×

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
×

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

×

Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Kooistra

Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

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