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Dr. David Poetker, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat*
4.9 (76)
Map Pin Small Milwaukee, WI
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. David Poetker, MD

Dr. David Poetker, MD is a Head & Neck Surgery Otolaryngologist in Milwaukee, WI. They specialize in Ear, Nose, and Throat, has 23 years of experience, and is board certified in Otolaryngology. They graduated from University of Iowa and is affiliated with Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Poetker an average 4.9 star rating.

Dr. Poetker works at West Bend Health Center in Milwaukee, WI. They frequently treat conditions like Acute Respiratory Infection, All Headaches (incl. Migraine) and Headache along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Poetker's Office Locations

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    Otolaryngology- Center For Advanced Care - Froedtert Hospital
    8900 W DOYNE AVE, Milwaukee, WI 53226 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (414) 805-3666

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  • Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital

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Acute Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Headache
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Acute Pharyngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Chronic Sinusitis
Nosebleed
Sinusitis
Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Pharyngitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Anosmia
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Benign Pituitary Gland Tumor
Bone Cancer
Cervical Vertigo
Chronic Rhinitis
Deviated Septum
Dizziness
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Facial Fracture
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Head and Neck Cancer
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Loss of Smell and Taste
Nasal Polyp
Nonsuppurative Otitis Media
Oral Cancer
Otitis Media
Postnasal Drip
Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Sleep Apnea
Sudden Deafness and-or Hearing Loss
Vertigo
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Diagnostic Nasal and Sinus Endoscopy
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Acoustic Nerve Disorder
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Tonsillitis
Allergic Fungal Sinusitis
Broken Nose
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
Cholesteatoma
Chronic Laryngitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Common Cold
Conductive Hearing Loss
Cough
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Craniopharyngioma
Dysphagia
Ear Cancer
Earwax Buildup
Enlarged Turbinates
Fungal Sinusitis
Hyperacusis
Hyperparathyroidism
Jaw Fracture
Labyrinthitis
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Malignant Bone Cancer of the Skull, Face, and Jaw
Maxillary and Malar Fractures
Meniere's Disease
Mixed Hearing Loss
Motion Sickness
Nasal Obstruction
Nasal Papillomas
Nasal Septal Perforation
Nose Cancer
Orbital Fracture
Osteosarcoma
Outer Ear Infection
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Perforated Eardrum
Pharyngolaryngitis
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Sphenoid Sinus Tumor
Sphenoid Sinusitis
Tempormandibular Joint Pain
Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
Throat Pain
Thyroid Cancer
Tinnitus
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TMJ
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Tongue Cancer
Tonsil Cancer
Tonsillitis
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Vocal Cord Nodule
Vocal Cord Paralysis
Wheezing
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Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
Audiometry
Balloon Sinuplasty
Caldwell-Luc Procedure
Carotid Ultrasound
Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
Cochlear Implant Insertion
Ear Tube Placement
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery With Navigational System
Endoscopic Sinus Surgery Without Navigational System
Evaluation and Treatment of Sleep Disorders
Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
Fiberoptic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES)
Hearing Screening
Home Sleep Study
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Middle Ear Implant Candidacy Evaluation
Nasal Airway Surgery
Nasal Disorder Endoscopy
Nasal Surgery
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
Oral Cancer Screening
Rhinoscopy
Rhinoseptoplasty
Sinus Surgery
Sleep Study
Thyroid Scan
Ultrasound
Wound Repair
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    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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    • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
    • Medico
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    • Principal Life
    • Thrivent Financial
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    4.9
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    Based on 76 ratings
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    About Dr. David Poetker, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ear, Nose, and Throat

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    Years of Experience
    • 23 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1265447783
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • University of Iowa
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Otolaryngology and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Dr. David Poetker, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Poetker is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Poetker has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Poetker works at West Bend Health Center in Milwaukee, WI. View the full address on Dr. Poetker’s profile.

    Dr. Poetker has seen patients for Acute Respiratory Infection, All Headaches (incl. Migraine) and Headache, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Poetker on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    76 patients have reviewed Dr. Poetker. The overall rating for this provider is 4.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Poetker.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Poetker, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Poetker appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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