About Kurt W. Von Rueden, MD
Dr. Von Rueden received his bachelor and medical degrees from the University of Minnesota in 1978 and 1982, respectively. He completed an orthopedic internship and residency program at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke’s Medical College in Chicago, Ill., and received training in pediatric orthopedics at Denver Children’s Hospital. During the first nine years of his practice, Dr. Von Rueden trained spine fellows and residents at the University of Colorado and Denver Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Von Rueden received the North American Spine Study Traveling Fellowship in 1994 and 1995, allowing him to study and perform spinal surgery at centers in the United States and Europe. He continues to personally visit with spine experts throughout the world.
Dr. Von Rueden is an active fellow in the Scoliosis Research Society, the North American Spine Society and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and regularly attends national meetings on spine research and spine deformity.
Married with two children, Dr. Von Rueden enjoys golfing, windsurfing and snow skiing.
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