Dr. Joseph Voelker, MD

Dr. Joseph Voelker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Joseph Voelker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Wheeling, WV and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

40 Medical Park Ste 508

Wheeling, WV 26003

Contact Information

(304) 243-8916

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Voelker performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 97% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 96% of peers
Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Voelker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • 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
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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15  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for West Virginia.

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

  • Indiana University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Indiana University / School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Western Ont
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Voelker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Arabic
  • German
  • Italian
  • Korean
  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Voelker's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Voelker to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Voelker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

In 2005... I had back surgery, discectomy... I will never forget waking up in recovery... i was able to put my chin to chest without excruciating pain!!!! Today, 13 years later... I am, and will forever be grateful, to Dr.Voelker!!!!
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Lied to me about my surgery said I'd have a 90% good outcome and he'd go right of my original incision, went on top my original ripped my spinal fluid sac then at follow up said I'd only have a 50/50 chance of the surgery helping and wouldn't answer me why he went over my original incision instead...more
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