Dr. Kenneth Renkens, MD

Dr. Kenneth Renkens, MD

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Dr. Kenneth Renkens, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Carmel, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

13225 N Meridian St

Carmel, IN 46032

Contact Information

(317) 228-7000

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • CHAMPVA
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthSmart
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Dr. Renkens' Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Renkens treats Spine Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Renkens treats this condition more than 94% 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
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Renkens performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Renkens performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Renkens treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Renkens treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Renkens' conditions and procedures:

Bone Disorders
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kenneth Renkens, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Carmel, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1982 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1988
    Tufts New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1983
    Boston University Hosps
    Internship Hospital
    1983
  • 1982
    Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1976
    Boston Universary
    Undergraduate School
    1976

Awards

Dr. Renkens' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Renkens

3.6

Based on 57 reviews

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
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4 Stars
3.508771929824561%
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3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
1.7543859649122806%
(1)
1 Star
31.57894736842105%
(18)

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I have been going to Dr. Renkens since 2005 and have been very happy with all that he and his staff have done for from the two neck fusions to this last back surgery for disc problems.
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Dr. Renkens is compassionate, capable, and thorough.
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Dr. Renkens has changed my life. He has performed a cervical fusion on C4-C5 and an anterior and posterior fusion on L4-L5. I could only walk for about 2-3 minutes and was in tremendous pain before surgery. On both surgeries, I woke up without the pain. There was, of course, surgical pain, that...Read More
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Fantastic job on my fusion surgery! Sir, you and your staff are consummate professionals. You have cured my pain and I'm having a fast recovery. Thank You so much!
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Excellent surgeon-2 spinal fusions (2013 & 2017). Love his staff too. However, I would NEVER return to Carmel St. Vincent hospital where my 2nd fusion was done. The first fusion was at West 86th Street St. Vincent- great experience.
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Locations

Indiana Spine Group

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  • Call
  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
Bluegrass Family Health
Worker's Compensation WC
CHAMPVA
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Medicare Advantage PFFS
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medico
MultiPlan
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Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
State Farm
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