Dr. David Poetker, MD

Dr. David Poetker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 47
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Dr. David Poetker, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Iowa in 2001 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

3365 S 103rd St Ste 210

Milwaukee, WI 53227

Contact Information

(414) 955-2600

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • 15 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Poetker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Chronic Sinusitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nosebleed
very high
more than 98% of peers
Sinusitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Poetker'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Poetker "Dr. Poetker/ a board-certified otolaryngologist/ specializes in all disorders of the paranasal sinuses including acute and chronic sinusitis. He has received specialty training to address tumors of the paranasal sinuses. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leaks and revision (re-do) sinus surgeries. Sinus disease is a long-term/ chronic problem. Dr. Poetker specializes in the long-term management of sinus disease. He works with his patients in an organized/ logical fashion to find the medical and surgical management that fits the individual. Dr. Poetker's research interests include studying the differences in mucous production in patients with sinus disease. In addition/ he is involved with several studies to evaluate the safety of corticosteroids."

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

45  Conditions Treated

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22  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Wound Repair

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

  • Drake University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Oregon Health Sciences University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poetker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poetker's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poetker to family and friends
7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Poetker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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