Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD

Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 66
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Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3533 Southern Blvd Ste 5350

Dayton, OH 45429

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Priority Health

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Dr. Poelstra's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poelstra treats Meningiomas more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Poelstra treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poelstra treats Spinal Stenosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Poelstra treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Poelstra treats Spine Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Poelstra treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Poelstra's conditions and procedures:

Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
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
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
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 Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Raymond Poelstra, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Dayton, OH and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Baylor Coll Of Med in 1977 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1977
    Baylor Coll Of Med
    Medical School
    1977

Awards

Dr. Poelstra's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Poelstra

3.7

Based on 30 reviews

5 Stars
56.666666666666664%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
3.3333333333333335%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
26.666666666666668%
(8)

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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...Read More
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He did my craniotomy/microvascular decompression for trigeminal neuralgia. He was awesome! Amazingly caring and thorough! Highly recommend!
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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!
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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.
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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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