Dr. John Kolstoe, MD

Dr. John Kolstoe, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 64
(20)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Kolstoe, MD is a rheumatology doctor who practices in Bemidji, MN. He is 64 years old and has been practicing for 29 years.

1705 Anne St NW

Bemidji, MN 56601

Contact Information

(218) 333-5000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HAP Insurance
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
very high
more than 99% of peers
Shoulder Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Minnesota.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • U Minn Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kolstoe has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kolstoe's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolstoe to family and friends
3.2
based on 20 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (20)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Kolstoe's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Bemidji, MN |
I had an appt. with Dr. Kohlstoe recently and I didn't get to see him for 1 hr. ,10+ min. I sat in his office for about an hour without any maagazines, etc. to read. I finally opened the door as it was getting stuffy in his office. Dr. Kohlstoe was (and also in the past) inconsiderate, rude and...more
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in Chelsea, MI |
Dr.Kolstoe was my physician for osteoarthritis, polymyalgia rheumatica, and pseudo gout for decades when he was in Michigan. He is all I would want in a physician. He took time; none of this 15 minutes and you are out. He impressed me as being on top of the literature, and always talked over the...more
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Jackson, MI |
I had Dr Kolstoe for 18 years before he moved to Minnesota. He is very learned in past & present medical studies and also new studies. He always took time out to explain anything, especially medications & what they actually do. Because of him, almost all my days with R. A. are good days. My...more
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Lansing, MI |
Doctor takes time with you and explains all options.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kolstoe accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota
    Blue Cross Accord
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HAP Insurance
    Preferred PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Kolstoe has admitting privileges

McLaren - Greater Lansing
401 W Greenlawn Ave
Lansing, MI 48910
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Sparrow Hospital
1215 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912
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