Dr. David Poetker, MD

Dr. David Poetker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. David Poetker, MD is an ear, nose, and throat doctor who practices in Milwaukee, WI. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 16 years. Dr. Poetker is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Campus and Froedtert Health - Froedtert Hospital.

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

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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

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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."

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
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Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Deviated Septum
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Sinusitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Headache
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
  • Nasal Obstruction
  • Nasal Papillomas
  • Nasal Polyp
  • Nasal Septal Perforation
  • Nosebleed
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sphenoid Sinus Tumor
  • Sphenoid Sinusitis
  • TMJ
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus

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Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
  • Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
  • 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

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wisconsin.

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poetker to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Poetker accepts 24 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • American Enterprise Group
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medico
  • Meritain Health
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • MultiPlan
  • Pekin Insurance
  • Principal Life
  • Thrivent Financial
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
  • Wisconsin Physicians Service

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Hospitals where Dr. Poetker has admitting privileges

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Campus
9000 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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Froedtert Health - Froedtert Hospital
9200 W Wisconsin Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53226
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