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Carolyn M. Kienstra, M.D.

General Information

Carolyn M. Kienstra, M.D.



  • Sports Medicine-Orthopaedics
  • Pediatric Sports Medicine



Clinical Areas

University of Miami Athletics; January 2016-present

·            Rio 2016 Olympics medical volunteer; August 2016

·            ASA Junior College Varsity Football; Aug. 2015-Oct. 2015

·            University of Houston athletics; July 2014-June 2015

·            Texas Southern University athletics; July 2014-June 2015

·            Worthing High School Team Physician; Aug 2014-June 2015

·            Houston Marathon; 1/2015

·            Houston Komen Race for the Cure; 10/2014


  • American Board of Pediatrics
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Sports Medicine
  • American Board of Pediatrics-Sleep Medicine


  • Assistant Professor


  • Kienstra, C., A. Hergenroeder, A. Riley and H. Justino, Hypertension in an Adolescent Athlete, Clinical Pediatrics, Published online before print. November 3, 2015, doi:10.1177/0009922815614362.
  • Kienstra, C., M. Braun, A. Hergenroeder, A. Riley and H. Justino, Full Court Pressure. Abstract as an oral presentation at the 2015 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine National Meeting, April 17, 2015, Hollywood, FL.


2015 Fellowship in Sports Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine - Texas Children's Hospital
2013 Residency in Pediatrics
University of Miami - Jackson Memorial Hospital
2010 Medical School
Washington University School of Medicine
2006 Undergraduate
Baylor University
Pediatric Sports Medicine Fellow
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Pediatric Resident
University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Bachelor of Science
Baylor University, Waco, TX


 Professional Experience:

            University of Miami Department of Pediatrics

·         Assistant Professor in the Department of Adolescent Medicine; August 2015-present

·         Voluntary Clinical Faculty Physician; July 2013-June 2014


Professional Organizations and Membership:

·         American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

·         American Academy of Pediatrics

o   Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness

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