Dr. Hans Coester, MD

Dr. Hans Coester, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 60
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Dr. Hans Coester, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Fort Collins, CO and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa in 1986 and specializes in neurosurgery.

1107 S Lemay Ave Unit 240

Fort Collins, CO 80524

Contact Information

(970) 495-7421

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Colorado Access
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

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
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
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
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 26 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
    1992
  • 1987
    University Of Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1986
    Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School
    1986

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Coester's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Coester

3.3

Based on 53 reviews

5 Stars
50.943396226415096%
(27)
4 Stars
7.547169811320755%
(4)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
3.7735849056603774%
(2)
1 Star
37.735849056603776%
(20)

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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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Just a small note: I was within 1-2 weeks from becoming Tetraplegia, also known as quadriplegia, is a paralysis caused by illness or injury that results in the partial or total loss of use of all four limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but does not affect the arms. The loss is usually sensory...Read More
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Poudre Valley Hospital

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