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Dr. Todd Kuether, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 51

Dr. Kuether

Dr. Todd Kuether, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine surgery, and more.


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(503) 489-8111

Dr. Kuether accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Commercial Insurance Company
First Choice Health
First Choice Health PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
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Medicare Advantage PFFS
Kaiser Permanente
LifeWise
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
ODS Health Plan
PacificSource
Preferred PSN
Premera Blue Cross
Heritage Plus
Providence Health Plans
Open Option EPO
Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
Preferred Provider Network PPN
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kuether's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kuether treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kuether treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kuether treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kuether treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Broken Neck
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kuether treats Broken Neck more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Kuether treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Kuether's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Stroke
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Back Pain
  • 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
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Hypertrichosis - Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Repair
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hematoma
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Dr. Kuether received his medical degree from University of Kansas in 1993. He then moved to Portland to begin his internship and residency which he completed in 2000. Dr. Kuether trained for 7 years in Neurosurgery at Oregon Health Sciences Universit...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Or Health Science University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1993
University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
Medical School
1993

Awards

Dr. Kuether's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kuether

3.5

Based on 26 reviews

5 Stars
53.84615384615385%
(14)
4 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
3 Stars
3.8461538461538463%
(1)
2 Stars
7.6923076923076925%
(2)
1 Star
26.923076923076923%
(7)

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No one wants to need to see a neurosurgeon but if you ever need a skilled surgeon and healer, I recommend you choose Dr. Kuether. He is an excellent surgeon. He operated on me AND solved my condition when 2 other surgeons refused to help "due to the complexity". I feel fortunate that he was my...Read More
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I wouldn't wish the care from this doctor on my worst enemy.
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I highly recommend Dr Kuether. Dr Kuether and his staff were compassionate and professional. Dr Kuether took a lot of time to explain my condition and how he could help me. The surgery went very well and now I feel great! Thank you Dr. Kuether.
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If you love your family member do not allow them to seek services from Dr. Todd Kuether. Aftercare including medication management was horrible and painful.
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oh my god. The office people are just a horror. Dr. Kuether operated on me and I'm alive, so he's probably a good surgeon. In fact, I thought he was very good. But when I called his office with a question/problem, they were just terrible. Told me what I was calling about couldn't possibly be...Read More
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