Dr. Kenneth Pettine, MD

Dr. Kenneth Pettine, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
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Dr. Kenneth Pettine, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Johnstown, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1981 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.

4397 Ronald Reagan Blvd

Johnstown, CO 80534

Contact Information

(970) 663-3200

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
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Background Check

1 disciplinary action Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (6/15/2017)View details
1 board action Found
  • Unprofessional Conduct (5/13/2016)View details
No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Dr. Pettine's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Neck Pain
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pettine treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Pettine treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pettine performs Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Pettine performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Pettine treats Spine Disorders more than 71% of his peers

Dr. Pettine treats this condition more than 71% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Pettine's conditions and procedures:

Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Bursitis
Cancer
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Complications of Joint Prosthesis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Disc Replacement
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Foot Conditions
Fracture
Fracture Care
Gait Abnormality
Gout
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hip Fracture
Hip Sprain
Internal Derangement of Knee
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Drainage
Joint Pain
Knee Dislocation
Knee Disorders
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteopenia
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Nerve Block
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Plantar Fasciitis
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pseudoarthrosis
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sacrum Disorders
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Steroid Injection
Trigger Point Injection
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, I believe in conservative spinal care that utilizes many forms of therapy before resorting to surgery. I am also an advocate of motion preservation and am known worldwide for leading the medical communit...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1990
Abbott Northwestern Hospital Inc
Fellowship Hospital
1986
Mayo Clinic Rochester
Residency Hospital
1986
Mayo Medical School
1982
Mayo Clinic-Rochester
Internship Hospital
1981
University of Colorado At Denver
Medical School
1976
Colorado College
Undergraduate School
1990
1986
1986
1982
1981
1976

Dr. Pettine's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Pettine

3.9

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
4.545454545454546%
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2 Stars
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(1)
1 Star
22.727272727272727%
(10)

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Dr. Pettine performed cervical (2 mobi-c at C5-7) and lumbar surgery (fusion/L5-S1) on me on Oct 20, 2014 as well as two stem cell IV flushes (Jul 14/May15).. Prior to meeting Dr. Pettine, I was on FMLA, bedridden and suffered chronic pain throughout my entire body as well as suffered with daily...Read More
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Dr. Pettine is a compassionate doctor who explores all options before considering surgery. He keeps up on the latest advances in the field of spine and was named by Becker's as one of America's top 50 spine surgeons in the country. His office may be busy, but they will take care of you.
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Dr. Pettine fixed my bladder and bowel loss from the moment I awoke after surgery. I am so thankful to him for his surgical intervention!
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I have degenerative disk disease both cervical and lumbar. If it were not for Dr. Pettine I would not be able to be having a full and wonderful life, that I am. After placing the DSS system in five levels of my lumbar spine I have been back on my bike, canoeing, and enjoying the out doors again....Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Altius Health Plans
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tricare
TriCare for Life
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
WellPoint
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

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