Dr. Kimathi Doss, MD

Dr. Kimathi Doss, MD

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Dr. Kimathi Doss, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in neurosurgery and spinal cord injury medicine.

4950 Norton Healthcare Blvd Ste 205

Louisville, KY 40241

Contact Information

(502) 394-6390

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Bluegrass Family Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Top Care Areas

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Spondylosis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Bone Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Doss "At Norton Healthcare, we believe you - the patient - are the most important person to our practice. As the region's leading health care provider, we are committed to providing comprehensive, quality health care to all those we serve in a manner that responds to the needs of our community and honors our faith heritage. Our specialty practice is a part of Norton Physician Services, a multispecialty physician group at Norton Healthcare. Norton Physician Services currently includes more than 400 providers who offer primary, specialty and urgent care services in over 100 locations throughout Kentucky and Southern Indiana. Our practice is comprised of compassionate, skilled specialists who are committed to ensuring you receive the best care and have access to the latest medical technology and services."
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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Louisville
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2009
  • University Of Louisville
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Doss has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Doss' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Doss

4.3

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
80.55555555555556%
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4 Stars
0%
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3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
16.666666666666668%
(6)

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If you are reading this then you are probably looking for a doctor. You will not find a better surgeon than Dr. Doss. Dr. Doss performed a 3 level ACDF on me 8/2017 and I am very happy with the results. I also found Dr. Doss by reading all the reviews I could find. I am now 7 months post op and...Read More
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Doctor Doss performed an emergency procedure on my Mother for a Subdural Hematoma. He was remarkable, his rapport with the patient is exemplary. The follow up from his team specifically CHris, the PA was wonderful. Since the initial procedure my Mom has experienced other complications caused by...Read More
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Keiko Neutz in Louisville Ky – Jul 18, 2016
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Dr. Doss always listens to you with great enthusiasm to helping you getting out of pain, he is the first person in 20 years to help me with my back pain and is willing to help me. I have great respect for him also because of the widespread pain I have is not just in one spot, it is in several...Read More
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Jessica Evans in Simpsonville, KY – Apr 25, 2016
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I love Dr Doss and his staff . He always takes his time and explains everything. He did my neck fusion 2 years . Am currently seeing him again for a different problem that he is working on to correct .
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