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 University in Portland. He has been in private practice for over 14 years since completing his Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery. Dr. Kuether is also board certified in Neurosurgery and is the Director of Neurotrauma at Legacy Emanuel Hospital.
Dr. Kuether performs all aspects of brain and spine surgery, including complex tumors and reconstruction, as well as minimally invasive surgery, and non fusion technology such as artificial cervical and lumbar disc replacement.
Dr. Kuether has offices at Meridian Park and Emanuel Hospital and operates at Legacy Good Samaritan, Legacy Emanuel, and Wilshire Surgery Center (which is located across from St. Vincent Hospital in Beaverton). Dr. Kuether and his staff are committed to giving you the best experience and patient care possible. Dr. Kuether has had both neck and back surgery himself, so he is especially suited to understand your needs.
Dr. Kuether enjoys skiing, traveling, mountain biking, atv riding, and spending time with his family.