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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (24)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Kevin Rutz is Good. Dr. Rutz has been reviewed by 41 patients who have provided 24 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.7
Courteous Staff 4.0
Accurate Diagnosis 3.8
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.8
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Kevin Rutz, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 8 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Fractures
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Rutz graduated from Baylor College of Medicine, Houston. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009)
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)


Dr. Rutz has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan 
  • Missouri Baptist Medical Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Kevin Douglas Rutz MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Kevin D. Rutz practice?
Dr. Kevin Rutz has 2 office locations.
Dr. Kevin Rutz practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Pacific, MO.
Additional practice locations include: Saint Louis, MO.
See Pacific Orthopedic Surgeons.