Dr. G Jeffrey Poffenbarger, MD

Dr. G Jeffrey Poffenbarger, MD

Neurosurgery | Male | 54 years old

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I believe in getting patients back to work, back in the outdoors and back into life. Whether you ride a Harley, a horse or a computer mouse, let's work together as a team to get you back into the things that make your life fun."Read more

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Discovered and corrected a situation resulting from an auto accident which could have left me paralyzed from the neck down. His "bedside manner" is excellent, listening to my problem and explaining the importance and consequences of the surgery.
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Dr. Poffenbarger's Care Philosophy

I believe in getting patients back to work, back in the outdoors and back into life. Whether you ride a Harley, a horse or a computer mouse, let's work together as a team to get you back into the things that make your life fun."

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Wyoming not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ataxia
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

Education

  • Medical School
    Georgetown University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    2/75 Airborne Rangers

    Completed in 1995

    Madigan Army Med Center

    Completed in 1993

  • Residency Hospital
    Walter Reed Army Med Center

    Completed in 2000

  • Undergraduate School
    Brigham Young University

    Graduated in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Procedures Performed

  • Brain Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Joint Drainage
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Steroid Injection