Dr. Kurt W. Von Rueden, MD

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Specializes in Spinal Cord Injury Medicine • Male

100 Medical Pkwy
Lakeway, TX 78738
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Accepting new patients?

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Dr. Von Rueden's Offices

Austin Spine
Austin Spine
100 Medical Pkwy
Lakeway, TX 78738
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Dr. Von Rueden's Experience

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Dr. Von Rueden's Care Philosophy

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Hospital Quality

The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

St. David's Medical Center
919 East 32nd Street
Austin, TX 78705
ARISE Austin Medical Center
3003 Bee Caves Road
Austin, TX 78746

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Patient Satisfaction

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    Phone & Address

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Von Rueden accepting new patients?

    • Yes.
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    Austin Spine
    100 Medical Pkwy
    Lakeway, TX 78738
    1-800-494-8309
    Contact Information
    (512) 347-7463 (Office)
    (512) 571-5079 (Fax)
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    Accepted Insurances

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

  2. Dr. Von Rueden's Experience

    Dr. Von Rueden's Care Philosophy

    Specialties

    • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Disc Replacement
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
    • EMG (Electromyography)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Joint Drainage
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
    • Neurostimulation, Spinal
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Spine Surgery
    • Steroid Injections
    • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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    • Arthritis
    • Ataxia
    • Back Pain
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Cervical Spine Fracture
    • Chronic Neck Pain
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Myelopathy
    • Neck Pain
    • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
    • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
    • Pseudoarthrosis
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    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rib Fracture
    • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Scoliosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Spinal Instability
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Dislocation
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylitis
    • Spondylolisthesis
    • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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    Background Check for Dr. Von Rueden

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • 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.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Graduated in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    Rush Presby St Luke's M C

    Fellowship Hospital

    North American Spine Study Traveling Fellowship
    Complete in 1995
    Woodridge Orthopedic Clinic
    Complete in 1989
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Von Rueden & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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  3. Dr. Von Rueden's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

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      St. David's Medical Center

    • ARISE Austin Medical Center

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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

  4. Patient Satisfaction

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