Dr. Daniel Kitchens, MD

Dr. Daniel Kitchens, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
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Dr. Daniel Kitchens, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston in 1989 and specializes in neurosurgery.

3009 N Ballas Rd Ste 304A

Saint Louis, MO 63131

Contact Information

(314) 842-2100

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Low Back Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 88% of peers

Dr. Kitchens'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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.

Education

  • Univ Of Tx Med Branch Galveston
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kitchens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kitchens' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kitchens to family and friends
45 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (45)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (15)

Dr. Kitchens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Kitchens is an intelligent provider who is very caring. Hard to find a neurosurgeon who can communicate. He does not operate unnecessarily. He is careful and thoughtful in his work. The Office Manager, Rick is very nice and other staff helpful.
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Dr Kitchens is amazing! His office staff is amazing too! Everyone is extremely nice and comforting and are compassionate for your aches and pains. With an hour of surgery Dr Kitchens took away years of back pain and leg pain. I am 2 weeks after surgery and I feel fantastic! I cannot thank Dr...more
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Horrible dr please stay away very arrogant and rude he always acted like my wife was lying to him about everything if your a work comp patient stay away from him refuse to go to him he doesn't care about work comp patients I can't stress enough stay away
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Dr. Kitchens is the most arrogant cold-hearted "doctor" I have ever met. He didn't listen to anything my wife was saying said he didn't need to look at any ct scans or x-rays to diagnose her. He told her she was a liar and didn't need anything. This guy miss diagnosed a $100,000 procedure because...more
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Although the scheduling was a bit tough, Dr. Kitchens was a phenomenal doctor and I would recommend him to my friends.
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