At Poudre Valley Medical Group Brain and Spine Surgery, our primary goal is to return patients to as full-function as possible utilizing the most current and practical approaches to brain and spine conditions.
Our expert medical staff and board-certified neurosurgeons are committed to timely ongoing communications between the patient, the patient's family and the patient's primary care doctor to ensure that everyone who needs to be is properly informed during the course of care.
Brain and spinal tumors
Anaplastic astrocytoma | Brain tumor (metastatic) | Epidermoid tumor | Peripheral nerve tumor | Ependymoma | Gliomas | Hemangioblastoma | Malignant sheath tumor | Medulloblastoma | Meningioma | Neuroblastoma | Neurofibroma | Primary (central nervous system) CNS lymphoma | Schwannoma
Cerebral concussion/contusion | Epidural hematoma | Skull fracture | Subdural hematoma (chronic and acute)
Back pain, spinal disorders and spinal cord injury
Complex spine problems | Back pain | Cervical myelopathy | Degenerative disc disease | Herniated disc | Kyphosis | Neck pain | Sciatica | Scoliosis | Spinal astrocytoma | Spinal fracture | Spinal compression fracture | Spinal cord injury | Spinal metastatic tumor | Spinal stenosis | Spinal disorders | Spondylolisthesis | Spondylosis
Other neurological conditions
Arachnoid cyst | Carpal tunnel syndrome | Chiari malformations | Hydrocephalus | Pituitary adenoma
Our highly qualified Fort Collins and Loveland Neurologists are here for you. To make a referral, to inquire about health insurance plans we accept, for a consult or to learn more about specific neurosurgical services, please contact us at 970.495.7421.
Meet our neurosurgeons
Dr. Hans C. Coester, FACS
Dr. Hans Coester brought his neurosurgical skills to Poudre Valley Medical Group Brain and Spine Surgery in January, 2011 as the founding physician. With over 20 years of experience serving the neurosurgical needs of patients, he uses a range of academic and private practice consultants from around the country to offer patients the most current and practical approach to brain and spine problems.
Dr. Coester is a graduate of the University of Iowa Medical School and completed his residency at the University of Michigan. Dr. Coester is board-certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
Dr. Lars Widdel
Dr. Lars Widdel attended medical school in Santiago, Chile and completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Colorado where he received an award for the most outstanding neurosurgery resident. His neurosurgical interests include neuro-oncology (brain, spine and peripheral nerve tumors), complex spine surgery and neuro-trauma. Dr. Widdel is fluent in English, German and Spanish.
Contact and location information
Three locations to serve you: Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley.
|Westbridge Medical Suites
|| Medical Clinic at Centerra
||Peakview Medical Center
| 1107 S. Lemay Ave., Ste. 240
|| North Medical Office Building
||5881 West 16th St., Ste. D
| Fort Collins, CO 80524
|| 2500 Rocky Mountain Ave. Ste 2200
||Greeley, CO 80634
|| Loveland, CO 80538
For your convenience, we offer the option to print and fill out some of your patient paperwork before arriving to your appointment. Please feel free to call us, if you have any questions. We are always happy to help.