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Dr. John Kolstoe, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 65

Dr. Kolstoe

Dr. John Kolstoe, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bemidji, MN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.


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Dr. Kolstoe accepts the following insurance:

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
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Humana
Choice Care PPO

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Dr. Kolstoe's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolstoe treats Fibromyalgia more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kolstoe treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia
Malaise and Fatigue
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolstoe treats Malaise and Fatigue more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kolstoe treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kolstoe treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kolstoe treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kolstoe's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Kolstoe, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bemidji, MN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Education

1989
U Minn Hosp
Fellowship Hospital
1985
Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
Residency Hospital
1983
Spectrum Health-Butterworth Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of North Dakota School Of Medicine
Medical School
1989
1985
1983
1980

Awards

Dr. Kolstoe's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kolstoe

3.3

Based on 24 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(12)
4 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
3 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(2)
2 Stars
4.166666666666667%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(8)

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I have as my doctor now because my other rheumatologist had a job offer in the twin cities and it is to far for me to travel to keep him as my doctor. Dr. Kolstoe was referred to me and had to wait 8 months to get in and see him. When at my appointments I waited in the waiting for over an hour and...Read More
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Dr. Kolstoe saved my life. I have a rare disease and had been exhibiting symptoms that no primary was able to figure out. I took a DNA test and he was extremely knowledgeable, immediately noticing a cluster possibility, and then allowing me to try the related medication. My kidney function...Read More
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So sad to hear that Dr. Kolstoe left East Lansing, Michigan. He took care of both my Mom and Dad. Dad had Polymyalgia Rheumatica and no one was diagnosing him. Dad was at Sparrow Hospital and Dr. Kolstoe was called in for a consult and thankfully, he finally solved the mystery of what was wrong...Read More
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Best doctor I ever had. MN should be glad to have him. I have not been able to find a good rheumatologist since he left MI. Thankfully, his treatment decisions have kept me stable and my family doctor has been able to maintain that. I wish he would move back to MI. I have never had to wait long for...Read More
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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...Read More
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