Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD

NeurosurgeryMaleAge 70

Neurosurgery

Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Dayton, OH and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Poelstra has extensive experience in Nervous System Neoplasms. He graduated from Baylor University in 1977. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Kettering Health Dayton and Kettering Health Main Campus. His office accepts new patients.

Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD

Neurosurgery Inc

3533 Southern Blvd Ste 5350 Dayton, OH 45429
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Based on 31 ratings

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Dr. Raymond Poelstra is an outstanding neurosurgeon. He performed a highly complex surgery on my spine, and the outcome was phenomenal. He is very smart, caring, and is a true professional. Dr. Poelstra is the best!
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May 04, 2019
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Dr. Poelstra performed micro vascular compression for Trigeminal Neuralgia. The disease used to be called the “Suicide Disease” because of the pain and lack of options for the patient. Dr. Poelstra was an excellent surgeon! Combined with his profound ability to communicate simply and to understand my fears made this surgical experience the best decision my wife and I could have made. Thank you, Dr. Poelstra.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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David in Dayton, OH – Aug 10, 2018
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He did my craniotomy/microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. He was awesome! Amazingly caring and thorough! Highly recommend!
What went well
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Missy Whitmer in OHIO – Mar 09, 2018
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Dr. Poelstra is both smart and kind. I've had serious spine issues and Dr. Poelstra is the only doctor I trust to take care of me!
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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No results
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Feb 13, 2018
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Takes his time explaining procedures and answers any questions you may have. I had a 4 hours successful surgery, so glad to have been directed to him.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Feb 02, 2018
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Dr Poelstra ordered a test for me, went and had test, then COULD NOT make an appt. to go over that test with me, Andrea in the office wouldn't let me make one, and then was told Dr couldn't help me anymore.
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  • Difficult to schedule appointment
  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Long wait times
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Mar 12, 2017
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Top notch!! Would not see anyone else. Took care of herniated disk and veritbrae colapse.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
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Dayton, OH – Sep 23, 2016
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A talented and caring doctor.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
9 people found this helpful
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Rick Evans in Miamisburg, OH – Feb 03, 2016
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Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Dayton, OH and has over 45 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Poelstra has extensive...Read more

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

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Education

1977
Baylor University
Medical School

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What are Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Poelstra frequently treats Nervous System Neoplasms. See all practice areas where Dr. Poelstra specializes.

Where is Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD's office located?

Dr. Poelstra's office is located at 3533 Southern Blvd Ste 5350, Dayton, OH 45429. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Frequently Treated by Dr. Poelstra

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Poelstra treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Poelstra treats other conditions, please contact the office at (844) 255-2225.

Nervous System Neoplasms

Oncologists diagnose and treat tumors, both malignant and benign, in or near the brain and spinal cord.Compare with other Nervous System Neoplasms specialists.

Dr. Poelstra is experienced in the area of Nervous System Neoplasms. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Meningiomas
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Acoustic Neuroma
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
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Dr. Poelstra's conditions and procedures:

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Abscess
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chordoma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epilepsy
  • 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
  • Neurostimulator Implantation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Upper Back Pain

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Dr. Poelstra accepts the following insurance:

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Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Bronze Pathway Group-OH HMO
Bronze Pathway X-OH HMO
Bronze Pathway-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-OH HMO
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Gold Pathway Group-OH HMO
Gold Pathway X-OH HMO
Gold Pathway-OH HMO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Pathway-OH HMO
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Platinum Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Silver Pathway Group-OH HMO
Silver Pathway X-OH HMO
Silver Pathway-OH HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Preferred Plus POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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Advanced Neurosurgery Inc.3533 Southern Blvd Ste 5350 Dayton, OH 45429
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