Dr. David M. Poetker, MD

Dr. David M. Poetker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat | Male | 45 years old

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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.Read more

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Dr. Poetker's Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Poetker's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  •  Board certified in Otolaryngology
  •  Malpractice claims in Wisconsin not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Otolaryngology

Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cough
  • Deviated Septum
  • ENT Cancer
  • Ear Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Fungal Sinusitis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Headache
  • Hyperacusis
  • 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
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sphenoid Sinus Tumor
  • Sphenoid Sinusitis
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Tinnitus

Education

  • Medical School
    University of Iowa

    Graduated in 2001

  • Residency Hospital
    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals

    Completed in 2006

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oregon Health Sciences University

    Completed in 2007

  • Undergraduate School
    Drake University

    Graduated in 1996

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • ENT Surgery
  • 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
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nasal Airway Surgery
  • Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasal Surgery
  • Rhinoscopy
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Turbinate Reduction
  • Wound Repair