Dr. Douglas Vander Ploeg, DC

Dr. Douglas Vander Ploeg, DC

Neurology  |  
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Douglas Vander Ploeg, DC is a neurology provider who practices in Scarborough, ME.

200 Professional Dr # 2

Scarborough, ME 04074

Contact Information

(207) 219-8078

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Vander Ploeg

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas


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

Degenerative Disc Disease
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Vander Ploeg'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.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Vander Ploeg "Maine Spine & Nerve Institute is dedicated to reducing patient pain without medication or surgery. I use Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression and other non-surgical treatments to treat patients suffering from pain secondary to degenerative disc disease, disc herniation, disc bulge, and stenosis. I also treat patients suffering from peripheral neuropathic pain by using Electroanalgesic and Class IV Laser treatments."


  • Neurology
  • Chiropractic

Board Certifications

Dr. Vander Ploeg does not have any board certifications listed.


Conditions Treated

  • Bulging Fontanelle
  • Burning Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Loss of Balance
  • Numbness
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis


  • Spinal Decompression

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maine.

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.


  • Northern Michigan University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Life University / Life Chiropractic College / West Campus
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Life University / Life Chiropractic College / West Campus
    Other Education | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Vander Ploeg has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Vander Ploeg has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Vander Ploeg does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Vander Ploeg and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Vander Ploeg's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Vander Ploeg to family and friends
based on 4 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Vander Ploeg's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Portland, ME |
Dr. Vander Ploeg solved my pain where no one or no surgery had been able to. He listened to me, had an amazing intuitive sense about my pain and used effective therapies. I tell everyone about him. Thank you!
Flag this
Was this helpful?
in Hollis Center, ME |
I have been in pain for years and on medication.I decided to pay a visit to Maine Spine & Nerve and was very pleased with the results. At first I wondered because it took a few treatments before started to notice the pain decrease. After about 7 treatments I was very happy with the results and I...more
Flag this
Was this helpful?

Visit Dr. Vander Ploeg

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Vander Ploeg accepts 3 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Nearby providers with similar experience

Pain Medicine
Clinical Neurophysiology