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Dr. Stephen Reintjes Sr, MD

Dr. Stephen Reintjes Sr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 61

  

Dr. Stephen Reintjes Sr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.


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(816) 471-8114

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Dr. Reintjes Sr' Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Reintjes Sr performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Reintjes Sr performs this procedure more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Chronic Neck Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Reintjes Sr treats Chronic Neck Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Reintjes Sr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Reintjes Sr treats Low Back Pain more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Reintjes Sr treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Reintjes Sr' conditions and procedures:

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel 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
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Reintjes Sr. has special interest in the treatment of spine, peripheral nerve and intracranial tumors.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

St Luke's Hospital
Residency Hospital
University Of Ks Med Center
Residency Hospital
1983
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1983

Awards

Memberships & Affiliations

  • University Of Missouri Kansas CityGuest Lecturer - University of Health Sciences, Assistant Professor

Dr. Reintjes Sr' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Reintjes Sr

3.5

Based on 44 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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I had a low back surgery about 10years ago with Dr. REINTJES. The surgery went well and I wouldnt go to anyone else for any future surgeries involving the spine. I can overlook bedside manor issues that many other reviews complain about on this site. I want someone who is direct, serious, and...Read More
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Referred by another surgeon who said, "If I had the back injury you have there is only one surgeon in town I would allow to do my surgery." That was all I needed to hear. 17 years later, I ended up with another back injury, another surgery, another excellent outcome thanks to Dr. Reintjes. Today,...Read More
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I am so thankful we found Dr. Reintjes. He performed surgery on my husband's spine, and it was a miracle. My husband was in pain and walking with a cane, but the surgery removed the pain and he is walking and feeling wonderful. We have our life back, even going to the fitness center. Dr....Read More
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Dr. Reintjes has operated on me 3 times and I highly recommend him. He is professional, thorough and listens to you your concerns. I overlook his bedside manner, because I know his skill is excellent. The nurses I have talked with at North Kansas Hospital all concur with me.
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This is very professional office. I was seen right away with no wait time. Dr. Reintjes is direct and to the point. He reviewed my MRI with me, and ordered a CT Myelogram. On my follow-up visit he reviewed the CT and explained the surgery I needed. Some people may not appreciate his bed side...Read More
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