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Dr. Kent Grewe, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 62

Dr. Grewe

Dr. Kent Grewe, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and more.

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(503) 288-5151

Dr. Grewe accepts the following insurance:

Choice Plus POS II
American Family Insurance
American Progressive Life Insurance/Health Insurance
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arkansas
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Shield of California
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Community Health Choice
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Gallagher Basset
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
Health Net
Health Plan of Oregon PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
INTotal Health
John Hancock
Kaiser Permanente
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Midwest Health Plan
Molina Healthcare
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
National Preferred Provider Network
ODS Health Plan
Pacific Health Alliance
Pacific Mutual
Preferred PSN
Peach State Health Plan
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Heritage Signature
Providence Health Plans
Personal Option EPO
Preferred PPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
State Farm
Staywell (Wellcare)
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Wells Fargo Insurance

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Grewe's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grewe treats Scoliosis more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Grewe treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grewe treats Spondylosis more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Grewe treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Grewe treats Low Back Pain more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Grewe treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Grewe's conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Provides state of the art medical care for our patients in a friendly, compassionate and professional setting. You will be greeted and cared for by our extraordinarily knowledgeable, efficient, and kind staff. Our staff has special experience in deal...


  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Board Certifications


Spine Care Mgmt Grp
Fellowship Hospital
Cleveland Spine and Arthritis Center
Fellowship Hospital
Columbia Orhto Grp
Fellowship Hospital
University Mo Columbia School Med
Residency Hospital
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Internship Hospital
Oregon Health and Science University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Oregon State University
Undergraduate School


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As a long time patient of Dr Grewe I have the utmost confident in him but his office staff and assistant must be out to ruin him in which saddens me he as a doctor his excellent in my opinion and my experience is over 20 years old but in the last two years after Patty retired the whole value of...Read More
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Dr. Grewe was amazing! We'd waiting a long time for a Dr. to work thoroughly through my husbands years of chronic Back Pain, cause of, and then for diagnostic, and possible solutions to a road towards recovery. My husband was worried it would be a "Jump" right to surgery approach, but was delighted...Read More
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I just got off the phone from trying to make an appointment with Dr. Grewe. The receptionist was fine taking me as a new patient. When I mentioned that this was going to be a second opinion I was told that “he did not have time to do this “. I could not believe what I had just heard and had to...Read More
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Dr. Grewe has done three fusings(2 lumbar and 1 cervical). All very successful. He takes time to thoroughly explain and answer my questions. He is very busy, but well worth the wait. His office staff is very competent and helpful. Dr. Grewe’s PA Lorraine needs some help with answering questions...Read More
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Dr. Grewe is an excellent neurosurgeon and a top Legacy trauma doc. His explanations were thorough and he took time to answer all questions. He has a reputation for being conservative with regard to procedures so I trust that he won't perform surgery unless it's really needed.
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