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The Latest in Cervical Artificial Disc Placement

On February 27th, 2013

Dr. Kuether recently became certified on an exciting new technology — Medtronic’s Bryan Artificial Cervical Disk.  Some information on the disc is shown in this link:

Dr. Kuether is also trained on using Synthes ProDisc for both cervical and lumbar artificial disc replacements.

Medtronic Bryan Cervical Artificial Disc Certificate

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Legacy’s Spine Center at Good Samaritan Hospital has earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval for Spine Surgery from The Joint Commission

On February 19th, 2013

Legacy’s Spine Centers at Good Samaritan and Meridian Park have earned the prestigious Gold Seal of Approval for spine surgery from The Joint Commission!  Legacy Good Samaritan is a leader in the Portland area in providing quality spine surgery that results in excellent patient outcomes.

The Joint Commission is an independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 17,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.  This accreditation and certification is recognized nationwide as a symbol that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards.

Dr. Kuether is proud to be a part of the Spine Center at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital.

For more information on Legacy’s spine services:

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Dr. Kuether is admitted to SOLAS – Society of Lateral Access Surgery

On February 17th, 2013

Dr. Kuether got off to a good start in 2013 with his admission to SOLAS.

The intent of SOLAS is to foster research, training initiatives, and peer-to-peer communication that help define and advance the science and art of lateral access surgery and particularly, the XLIF®technique.

For surgeons, SOLAS® provides a forum to debate and advance techniques, a process to train surgeons in pace with advancements, a vehicle for clinical studies and publications, and a resource for patient and media support materials.

Representing the pioneering adopters and thought leaders of lateral access surgery, SOLAS is shaping the future of lateral access spine surgery through collaboration among members, sharing of ideas, and promotion of new spine surgery techniques that benefit patient, physician, and hospital.

Dr. Todd Kuether Brain and Spine



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Nominated for “Catch A Star” Recognition Program

On August 18th, 2011

Dr. Kuether is nominated for “Catch A Star” recognition program

Dr. Kuether was honored by Tony Melaragno, MD – Chief Administrative Officer at Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center for delivering 5-star service.  The “Catch A Star” program honors those that recognize that superior service is an important part of the culture of Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center.

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