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Dr. Scott Kutz, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Kutz

Dr. Scott Kutz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(417) 820-2064

Dr. Kutz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
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Dr. Kutz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kutz treats Low Back Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kutz treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kutz performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kutz performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kutz treats Spondylosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kutz treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Kutz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • 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
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Scott Kutz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Springfield, MO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1998
University Of Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
Medical School
1998

Awards

Dr. Kutz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kutz

3.6

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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(11)
4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(6)

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Dr. Kutz is awful - just awful. Had surgery in June 2018 and came out worse than before I had the surgery. Spent zero time with me post surgery and sent me home right after lumbar fusion. I ended up being hospitalized for pain for a week after being ending up in the emergency room. He come...Read More
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I was disappointed in the level of care I received. My surgery went fine, other than the fact it was bumped for six weeks because of a scheduling conflict on their end. I wasn't visited after the surgery, in fact, the nurses had to scramble to find someone to write a script so I could leave with...Read More
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A plus physician. Excellent bedside manner. Very intelligent very soft spoken, spend as much time with you as you need. Just an all around good doctor. I cannot think of one bad things to say about him.
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