Dr. Richard Kube II, MD

Dr. Richard Kube II, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

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Dr. Richard Kube II, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Peoria, IL and has been practicing for 12 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery, pain medicine, and more.Read his story

Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

7620 N University St Ste 104

Peoria, IL 61614
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • Liberty Health Advantage
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veterans Choice Program
  • Worker's Compensation

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Spinal Fusion
more than 3% of peers

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Dr. Kube II's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kube II "Richard A. Kube II, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME is a fellowship trained spine surgeon and Founder/Owner of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, in Peoria, Illinois. He also Founded and owns Prairie Surgicare, an AAAHC certified surgical facility. He holds Board Certifications from the American Board of Spine Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and American Board of Independent Medical Examiners. His practice is dedicated to providing comprehensive operative and non-operative treatment for spinal ailments with a special interest in minimally invasive surgical techniques. He is also engaged in active research and education projects. These endeavors have lead to publications as well as over 100 lectures throughout North America, Europe and Asia. He has maintained an active role in the spine specialty societies and serves or has served on various committees within the North American Spine Society and International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery. Dr. Kube holds a seat on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Spine Surgery and is currently Treasurer. He has acted as an oral examiner and submitted questions for the written exam on its behalf. His dedication to advancing spine surgery has also earned him consulting agreements in the spine industry and beyond. His interests extend into strategic planning and entrepreneurship as he is Advisor to Twisted Sun Innovations, a Hygrogen energy company currently working on renewable energy solutions for the U.S. Department of Defense. Dr. Kube was born and raised in southern Illinois and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree at Saint Louis University, followed by Doctor of Medicine with a Distinction in Research."
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8  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Medicine
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Spinal Cord Injury Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

32  Procedures

  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Disc Replacement
  • Discography
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sacroiliac Joint Fusion
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Injections
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stem Cell Therapy
  • Steroid Injection
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Total Disc Replacement
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Saint Louis University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Saint Louis University / School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Spine Surgery PSC
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kube II has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kube II's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kube II to family and friends
47 total reviews (23 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

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Dr. Kube II's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (23)

Good experience, Dr. Kube was very informative of procedure and i'm very happy with post surgery results. I would recommend Dr.Kube. to family or friends.
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All the staff have been great making each visit enjoyable.
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always friendly and courteous
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It was awesome!
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Dr. Kube is amazing at what he does.
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