Dr. Robert Fenstermaker, MD

Dr. Robert Fenstermaker, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Robert Fenstermaker, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Buffalo, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in neurosurgery.

ELM AND CARLTON ST

Buffalo, NY 14263

Contact Information

(716) 845-3154

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Independent Health
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Fenstermaker's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Meningiomas
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fenstermaker treats Meningiomas more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Fenstermaker treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
Brain Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fenstermaker treats Brain Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Fenstermaker treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Fenstermaker treats Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma) more than 94% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Anaplastic Oligodendroglioma
  • Astrocytoma
  • Benign Astrocytoma
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brainstem Glioma
  • Cerebellar Astrocytoma
  • Cerebral Astrocytoma
  • Chordoma
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Astrocytoma
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Melanoma-Astrocytoma Syndrome
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Visual Pathway and Hypothalamic Glioma

Dr. Fenstermaker's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Acromegaly
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Brain Tumor Surgery
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Astrocytoma
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari's Deformity
Colloid Cyst of Third Ventricle
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Craniotomy
Cushing's Disease
CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Endoscopic Neurosurgery
Epilepsy
Fracture
Gamma Knife Radiosurgery
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Tumor
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rasmussen's Syndrome
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Lesions
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Tumor Surgery
Spine Disorders
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thrombosis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a neurosurgeon who primarily treats patients with tumors of the brain, skull base and pituitary gland, I have dedicated my life to providing expert care to patients affected by these conditions. I strongly believe that by focusing my energies o...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    Case Western Reserve School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1987
    University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1982
    University Hospitals Of Cleveland
    Internship Hospital
    1982
  • 1981
    Northeastern Ohio Universities College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1981
  • 1981
    University Of Akron
    Undergraduate School
    1981

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Top Doctor - Castle and Connolly Medical Ltd., 2006

Dr. Fenstermaker's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Fenstermaker

4.7

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Fenstermaker's Performance
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Entire staff was very nice and helpful. Made me feel at ease even though the situation was scary for me. I feel blessed to have Dr Fenstermaker and staff taking care of me.
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I was facing a serious dilemma when I came to Dr. Fenstermakers office. From the moment I walked in I felt a sense of peace. His staff was friendly and greeted me with a smile. The were courteous and caring. It is no surprise that Dr. Fenstermaker was just as amazing! He was thorough in his...Read More
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I wish I could give him a zero. He doesn't deserve to be called a doctor. Instead of helping care for a patient he only cares if there is something in it for himself and he doesn't care about anyone but himself
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Dr. Fenstermaker is a very kind and gentle doctor who takes the care of his patients seriously. He spent over 45 minutes explaining to me the procedure of the surgery along with what to expect post-op. He is thorough and does any necessary testing needed whether before or after surgery.
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He saved my life. I had two menengiomas, one was so large it almost killed me.
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Medicaid
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MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
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