Dr. Rodney Poffenberger, MD

Dr. Rodney Poffenberger, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Rodney Poffenberger, MD is an urology specialist in Salem, VA and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1986 and specializes in urology.

1900 Electric Rd

Salem, VA 24153

Contact Information

(540) 776-4188

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Poffenberger performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Urinary Stones
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Poffenberger's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

47  Conditions Treated


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22  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ultrasound
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Kalamazoo University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1982
  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Henry Ford Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Poffenberger has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Poffenberger's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Poffenberger to family and friends
21 total reviews (10 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Poffenberger's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

Everyone was very nice and professional. I would recommend to everyone.
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No nonsense but empathetic. Explains things so you can understand them.
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Had a very nice visit with Dr Poffenberger and staff for my appointment. Always very kind and genuinely cares about his patients.
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Dr. Poffenberger and staff are always so friendly and willing to help. They have given me great care while dealing with such a difficult stone.
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My father was scheduled for surgery with Dr. Poffenberger for bladder cancer. 2 weeks before the surgery date we mentioned getting a second opinion. The doctor called and dismissed my dad as a patient saying he didn't need 2 doctors and made a comment about having too many cooks in the kitchen. ...more
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We are sorry that you did not have a great experience with Dr. Poffenberger. The first priority of all Jefferson Surgical Clinic doctors is the health and well-being of their patients and we regret you did not feel this way. Please contact Karen Tuttle at 540-283-6000 if you would like to discuss this further.

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