Dr. John Kolstoe, MD

Dr. John Kolstoe, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. John Kolstoe, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Bemidji, MN and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med and Hlth Sci in 1980 and specializes in rheumatology.

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

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

Dr. Kolstoe's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

61  Conditions Treated

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1  Procedures

  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kolstoe to family and friends
22 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (2)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Kolstoe's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

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...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...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...more
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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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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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