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Dr. Hans Coester, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Coester

Dr. Hans Coester, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(970) 495-7421

Dr. Coester accepts the following insurance:

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Colorado Access
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Humana
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Coester's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coester treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Coester treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coester performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Coester performs this procedure more than 97% of his peers

Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coester performs Spinal Fusion more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Coester performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Coester's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Hans Coester, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1992
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Residency Hospital
1987
University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
Internship Hospital
1986
Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
Medical School
1992
1987
1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Coester's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Coester

3.3

Based on 54 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(27)
4 Stars
7.407407407407407%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.7037037037037037%
(2)
1 Star
38.888888888888886%
(21)

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After Dr Coester did surgery on my husband, he could not walk, had no bowel or bladder control and will be self cathing for the rest of his life. After 4 years, he still has little to no feeling from the waist down. As Dr Coester said, “I’m sure he will walk again”. 4 years later, he now can use a...Read More
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I am 2 years post single level ACDF in my neck. I am miserable and in a lot of pain. The surgery made my pain much worse as the years post surgery have progressed. When I talked to Dr. Coester about it, I felt like he used my MRI"s as a defense to why I shouldn't be in pain. This 1 year post...Read More
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Scheduled my first appointment with this office on 8/14/17. Then MRI on 8/22/17 due to the wait time with insurance. Had the MRI and waited for results. Called the office several times and the Doctor was out. If my pain was that bad, I was told to go to ER. Finally got results week after...Read More
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Surgery on L3-L4 vertebra to relieve pain in thighs and hips. Truly professional analysis. Came out of surgery and no pain in affected areas. Wow, didn't know it could be this good. Slept like a log.
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Having never posted a poor review on anything, this is honestly one of the worst doctors and staff I have ever dealt with in my lifetime in my community. Terrible post-surgery follow up and communication as well as lack of compassion and care. Decided that an hour drive to Denver is much more...Read More
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