Dr. Stephen Reintjes, MD

Dr. Stephen Reintjes, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
61 y/o

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Dr. Stephen Reintjes, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in North Kansas City, MO and has been practicing for 35 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

Meritas Health Neurosurgery

2750 Clay Edwards Dr Ste 410

North Kansas City, MO 64116
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Missouri
  • Cigna
  • Cigna-HealthSpring
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Freedom Health
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • PHCS
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Broken Neck
very high
more than 98% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Ks Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • St Luke's Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Ks Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Reintjes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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

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What People Say About Dr. Stephen Reintjes, MD
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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Tim Howell in Kansas City, MO – Sep 09, 2018
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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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CFP in Kansas City, MO – Jun 20, 2018
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Great doctor
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Alan Oakley in Leawood. Ks – Apr 30, 2018
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Terrible experience.having to go back under knife again same surgery but definetly a different surgeon n hospital .he omits complaints out of his notes n records to cover his butt .i told him morning after surgery that my left foot was totally numb n that something was not right .he assured be that...Read More
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GARRETT McCormick in Kansas City – Mar 26, 2018
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As with many other reviews here, I found him to be pompous and condescending. I left there confused and upset at how he treated me. I cancelled all tests and the surgery. No one that treats me like that is going to cut on me, and he was going on about a different surgery I hadn't even heard of. ...Read More
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Parkville, MO – Jun 16, 2017
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