Kornelis Poelstra, MD, PhD

ALLEGIANT Spine Institute Physicians

Comprehensive, World Class Spinal Care In Las Vegas, Nevada.

Education & Training

Dr. Poelstra is a Board certified Spine surgeon specializing in minimally invasive spine surgery, as well as scoliosis, and disc replacements. He is a pioneer in Robotic spinal surgery, and has performed more robotic spine surgeries than any other surgeon in the world. He loves to take on the challenges of complex spinal surgery revisions, spinal fractures, as well as a myriad of complex spinal conditions requiring and benefiting from the minimally invasive, advanced technology, and expertise that he has to offer. We are indeed lucky to have him here serving our patients and bringing his advanced skills to Las Vegas!

Medical Degree

Dr. Poelstra recieved his medical schooling in the Netherlands as well as a Ph.D. in biomedical engineering. He went on to do his internship and residency training in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virgina. He had further fellowship training in Orthopedic and Neurological Spine Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University, the Rothman Institute, in Philadelphia, PA.