Kevin Eck, MD, FAAOS

Orthopaedics & Podiatry

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Specialties

Sub-Specialities

Special Interests

Surgical management of spinal conditions of the neck and back, including degenerative diseases, disc herniations, spinal stenoisis (narrowing of the spinal canal,) adult and pediatric scoliosis, fractures, and tumors. Surgical interventions performed include discectomies, spinal decompressions (laminectomies,) fusions with placement of rods and screws, and kyphoplasties (minimally invasive cement insertions for vertebral body fractures.) Dr. Eck offers counsel to patients evaluated in his office for non-operative conditions and referrals to appropriate non-operative specialists.

Education

  • BS - University of Minnesota
  • Twin Cities, Minneapolis, MN
  • MD - Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Residency

• Residency in General Surgery & Orthopaedic Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO & Washington Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Fellowship

  • Fellowship in Spine Surgery, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO and Washington Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Hospital Privilege

  • Mercy Medical Center
  • Surgery Center Cedar Rapids
  • UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital

Associations

  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Year Joined PCI

August 1999

Dr. Eck did a spinal fusion type surgery on my back for spondylolisthesis in 2008. My back has been in solid condition since then. I have 6 nice, neat straight scars to remind me of what doesn't hurt anymore. He did a great job.

-diana - Apr, 2016
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