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At Colorado Health 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.
  • Trigeminal nerve.

Neurovascular/stroke conditions

  • 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. Lars Widdel

Contact and location information

Phone: 970-495-7421
Fax: 970-495-7424

Three locations to serve you: Fort Collins, Loveland and Greeley.

Westbridge Medical Suites Medical Clinic at Centerra
1107 S. Lemay Ave., Suite. 240 North Medical Office Building
Fort Collins, CO 80524 2500 Rocky Mountain Ave., Suite 2200
Loveland, CO 80538

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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.

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