Dr. Lori Poelstra, MD

Dr. Lori Poelstra, MD

Pain Medicine  |  
Female  |  
Age 40
(4)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Lori Poelstra, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Destin, FL. She is 40 years old and has been practicing for 15 years.

155 Crystal Beach Dr Ste 200

Destin, FL 32541

Contact Information

(850) 460-2350

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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Peripheral Nerve Block
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nerve Block, Somatic
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Poelstra "The Spine Institute on the Emerald Coast is a world class team that delivers excellence in comprehensive care for virtually all spinal disorders."
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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
36

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Upper Back Pain

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Procedures

  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Muhlenberg College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • Medical College Of Pennsylvania
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • St Lukes Hospital-Bethlehem
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poelstra has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poelstra's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poelstra to family and friends
4.0
based on 4 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Poelstra's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Shalimar, FL |
I have had chronic back pain and nerve damage for over 12 years, so I have seen my share of pain management doctors. Dr Poelstra is the best pain management doc that I have ever encountered. I've had more than a dozen spinal injections over the years and none of them had any effect until I became a patient of hers. She really does a good job of finding the right injection spot to maximize the pain relief. I highly recommend her if you are looking for a pain management specialist.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Poelstra accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicare
    Special Needs Plan SNP
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Poelstra has admitting privileges

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
1000 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast
7800 US Highway 98 W
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
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