About the Practice

Dr. Kuether is a neurosurgeon in Portland where he specializes in diagnosing and treating brain and spine disorders. Dr. Kuether has been in private practice since completing a Fellowship in Interventional Neurosurgery in 2000.

Dr. Kuether received a medical degree from the University of Kansas in 1993 and moved to Portland, Oregon to begin his residency. Dr. Kuether then trained for seven years in Neurosurgery at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland.

Dr. Kuether is board certified in Neuorsurgery and is the Director of Neurotrauma at Legacy Emanuel Hospital.  His expertise is repairing brain aneurysms and other disorders with minimally invasive surgical techniques. He treats various brain and spine disorders.

At his practice, Dr. Kuether cares for patients who need brain or spine surgery. Among the surgeries he performs:

  • • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • • Artifical cervical disc replacement
  • • Spinal Fusion
  • • Brain aneurysms
  • • Brain tumors
  • • Endovascular surgery
  • • Peripheral nerve surgery

He performs both open and minimally invasive surgeries, choosing the procedure that offers the best resolution to the patient.

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Experienced Teams at Trusted Surgical Centers

Dr. Kuether operates at Legacy Good Samaritan, Wilshire Surgery Center and Legacy Emanuel with offices at Legacy Emanuel Hospital. He works with a talented, experienced team committed to patient health and care.

Dr. Kuether has been a neurosurgery patient himself. He understands what it’s like to be a surgical patient because he has had both neck and back surgery.

The staff at Kuether Brain and Spine works to find the best solution for each of their patients. They know that your goal is to live a happy, healthy, active and pain-free life, and that’s what they strive to achieve everyday.