Dr. Kevin D. Rutz
Dr. Rutz

Medical School

Baylor College of Medicine


Spine Fellowship at Orthopedic Indianapolis

Internship & Residency

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Office Hours

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

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Dr. Kevin Rutz earned his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and his Doctorate in Medicine from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

Dr. RutzAfter completing his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield, Illinois and his Spine Fellowship at Orthopedic Indianapolis in Indianapolis, Indiana, Dr. Rutz joined Orthopedic Specialists in 2003.

Dr. Rutz is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and specializes in the operative and non-operative treatment of neck and back conditions. His clinical interests include minimally invasive lumbar spine surgery, accelerated rehabilitation, scoliosis surgery, cervical spine surgery, kyphoplasty and cervical disc replacement. He continues to participate in training in the latest techniques to diagnose and treat spinal conditions both operatively and non-operatively.

Educating patients about their condition and giving them honest, straightforward opinions about their operative and non-operative choices is part of Dr. Rutz’s patient care philosophy.

Dr. Rutz is on staff at St. Luke’s Des Peres Hospital and the St. Louis Spine and Orthopedic Surgery Center in Town and Country, Missouri.

Professional Affiliations Include:

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, St. Louis Spine Society and the North American Spine Society

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

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Dr. Rutz’s Protocols

Dr. Rutz utilizes standard physical therapy protocols following surgery. For specific questions, please contact our office at 314-909-1359.