Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD

Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(34)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery doctor who practices in Saint Louis, MO. He is 46 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

2325 Dougherty Ferry Rd Ste 100

Saint Louis, MO 63122

Contact Information

(314) 909-1359

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Fusion
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

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

  • Baylor University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • So Il University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Orthopedics Indianapolis
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rutz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rutz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutz to family and friends
4.2
based on 34 total reviews (10 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (34)

  • 5
    (26)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Rutz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (10)

in St Louis, MO |
Excellent doctor, a truly gifted surgeon who gave me my life back.
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This doctor has two options for treating disc pain, surgery or other surgery. Wait times are awful and the staff is not helpful.
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in New Melle mo |
AWESOME! 2nd spinal fusion. He is a tremendous doctor who knows what he is doing. He is the best doctor for back issues. I recommend him to anyone.
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in Gerald, MO |
Dr. Kevin D Rutz is in my opinion an absolutely marvelous Doctor. I am 80 years young and after walking in constant pain (7-9) level and bent over following a botched open back surgery in 2015 by another unnamed Doctor, after 4 to 5 hour surgery by DOCTOR KEVIN D. RUTZ, and a one night stay...more
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Farmington, MO |
I had constant pain going down my shoulder and arm due to a neck injury. I saw Dr Rutz because of personal friends who recommended him. He performed the surgery by using a bone in my neck to relieve the pressure on the nerve. I woke without pain and have had no pain for years. I would definitely...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Rutz accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
    Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • HealthLink
    HealthLink PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Rutz has admitting privileges

Des Peres Hospital
2345 Dougherty Ferry Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122
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