Dr. Kenneth Bunch, MD

Dr. Kenneth Bunch, MD

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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation  ·  
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42 y/o
(27)

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Dr. Kenneth Bunch, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation.Read his story

Texas Orthopedics Sports and Rehabilitation Associates

4700 Seton Center Pkwy Ste 200

Austin, TX 78759
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Bunch'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.

Dr. Bunch's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Bunch "Kenneth Bunch, MD, is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) and has a special interest in interventional spine, musculoskeletal, and electrodiagnostic medicine. Dr. Bunch has advanced training in ultrasound and fluoroscopic-guided spine procedures which adds to his comprehensive non-surgical care for spine and musculoskeletal disorders. He utilizes physical therapy, exercise, interventional procedures, and medications to help patients minimize pain and restore function. He performs electrodiagnostic (EMG) testing to diagnose specific nerve disorders including carpal tunnel syndrome and neuropathy. Along with his passion for holistic patient care, Dr. Bunch is committed to medical education. He assisted in the establishment of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency Program at UT Austin Dell Medical School (formally UTSW). As the Director of Musculoskeletal Medicine rotation at Texas Orthopedics, Dr. Bunch is an educator of musculoskeletal and electrodiagnostic medicine for residents and students. During his training and career, Dr. Bunch has been honored with numerous awards for teaching, research, and clinical care. He has been named by his peers to the Texas Super Doctors Rising Stars list for three years in a row. He has also been recognized in Austin Monthly's Austin Best Doctors. He has been an invited guest lecturer for the Texas Association of Family Physicians and regularly lectures for primary care physicians and medical residents. Dr. Bunch graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Physiology at Boston University. He earned his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH. He completed his residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the #1 ranked (U.S. News and World Report) Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Northwestern University."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Bunch "Areas of expertise: Non surgical spine, Non surgical neck, EMG, Epidural cortisone injections."

1  Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*

18  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Upper Back Pain

8  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Northwestern University's Rehabilitation Institute (Chicago)
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bunch has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bunch's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bunch to family and friends
27 total reviews (16 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (19)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Bunch's 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

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (16)

Dr. Bunch AND his Nurse Practitioner, Angel, are wonderful. I have never ever felt rushed during my appointments. They are kind, have a great bedside manner and are so very smart. Conservative with treatment plan. I would never see a different PMR physician. I would recommend anyone seeing the two...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Bunch for many years. He kept me from having to get spinal fusion for over six years by keeping my pain controlled. I finally had the surgery and now have other back issues he is treating. He and Angel, his PA, are a great team. Highly recommend!
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Never seen him always sends his assistant in for him. Wont go there anymore. Im paying to see a Doctor not his PA.. .
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Thorough diaganostic process and he sits between you, the surgeon, the neurologist, and the physical therapist. Thoughtful, caring, never rushed and satisfies my need to know why.
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I have used Dr Bunch for my back for years. He has listened to my concerns about my pain and offered up pain management suggestions. I always find him friendly and caring. I would highly recommend Dr Bunch!!
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