Dr. Robert Poczatek, MD

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Dr. Robert Poczatek, MD


Spinal Cord Injury Medicine | Male

Neurosurgical Associates PC 800 Saint Vincents Dr Ste 700, Birmingham, AL 35205 Get Directions
(205) 933-8981

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Dr. Poczatek specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine and practices in Birmingham, AL. He practices at 1 location.

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    31 to 45 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
in Birmingham, AL |
On two separate occasions, I had to wait over 2 hours for my appointment. The staff was not helpful in moving things along. The doctor was very nice and seemed knowledgeable, but the wait is excruciating.
in Birmingham, AL |
Dr Poczatek diagnosed Thoracic Outlet Syndrome on our daughter who had been suffering with pain for two years. She had the surgery, and has had a wonderful improvement in her quality of life.
Birmingham, AL |
Office staff is completely incompetent and rude.
in Birmingham, AL |
Considering I cannot get past the front desk to see him, I am going to give this a no go. I have traveled to St. Vincent's two different times in a month now only to be sent out the first time for not having a referral and the second time because the office staff did not write down my appoint ment at 2:15. They were rude about this to the utmost extent and told me it would be at least 2 hours. I had to get my son early from school for this and rush from my job to get here.
in Birmingham AL |
Very knowledgeable man. Believes what he believes and doesn't shut up long enough to listen to the patient. Very proud of himself.
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      •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      •  Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
      •  Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
      •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

      Conditions Treated

      • Arthritis
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Back Pain
      • Baker’s Cyst
      • Bone Disorders
      • Bursitis
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Coccygeal Pain
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Fibromyalgia
      • Fracture
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Hand Conditions
      • Herniated Disc
      • Intervertebral Disc Disease
      • Knee Disorders
      • Low Back Pain
      • Myelopathy
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Sacrum Disorders
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylitis
      • Spondylolisthesis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Torticollis
      • Upper Back Pain


      • Medical School
        University Of Birmingham

        Graduated in 1998

      • Residency Hospital
        University Of Al Hospital

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Polish

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      • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

      Procedures Performed

      • EMG (Electromyography)
      • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
      • Joint Drainage
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Spinal Nerve Block
      • Trigger Point Injection