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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Top Care Areas

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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 95% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

48  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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18  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Coester has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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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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What People Say About Dr. Hans Coester, MD
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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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Sep 04, 2018
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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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Windsor, CO – Sep 05, 2017
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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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Henry Shands in Fort Collins, CO – Aug 06, 2017
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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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Denver, CO – Jul 15, 2017
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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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James T. Gissel in Ft Collins, CO – Jul 06, 2017
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