Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD

Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
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Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Saint Louis, MO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Baylor University in 1997 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery.

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

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

Dr. Rutz'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.

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

48  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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16  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rutz to family and friends
37 total reviews (12 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (28)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Rutz'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

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (12)

Wonderful experience with the Doc & staff. Excellent surgeon. I highly recommend Dr. Rutz.
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A legend in his own mind!
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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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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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