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Dr. Lisa Coester, MD

Orthopedic Surgery ·  Female · Age 53

Dr. Coester

Dr. Lisa Coester, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Tucom-Ca in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.


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(319) 398-1545

Dr. Coester accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Coester's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Joint Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coester treats Joint Pain more than 99% of her peers

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

Fracture Care
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coester performs Fracture Care more than 97% of her peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Facial Bone Fracture Repair
  • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture/Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand & Wrist Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Midfoot Fracture/Dislocation Surgery
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Metatarsal Fracture
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Shoulder Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
Shoulder Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Coester treats Shoulder Disorders more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Coester treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Coester's conditions and procedures:

  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Humerus
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Minimally Invasive Joint Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture

About Me

Biography

Dr. Lisa Coester, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Cedar Rapids, IA and has been practicing for 19 years. She graduated from Tucom-Ca in 1995 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, adult orthopedic surgery, and more.

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics

Board Certifications

Education

2000
University Iowa Hosps and Clins
Residency Hospital
1995
Tucom-Ca
Medical School
University Of Arizona
Undergraduate School
2000
1995

Awards

Dr. Coester's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Coester

2.4

Based on 13 reviews

5 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Star
61.53846153846154%
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This doctor did not believe everything I told her about my pain after a rotator cuff surgery. From her notes I found that not only did she not believe me she also lied about tests she performed on my first visit as well as other things. I retore my rotator cuff during a knee replacement about one...Read More
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My husband saw Dr. Coester, and she didn't have the time of day to listen to him. She was very abrupt and had no compassion for the pain he was in. She didn't order any additional testing. She dismissed him as just having back pain which was a major misdiagnosis. He was later diagnosed with...Read More
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