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Dr. Craig Kuhns, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.8 (140)
Map Pin Small Austin, TX
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Craig Kuhns, MD

Dr. Craig Kuhns, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Austin, TX. They graduated from University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine and is affiliated with St. David's Medical Center. Dr. Kuhns, completed a residency at University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Kuhns an average 4.8 star rating.

Dr. Kuhns works at Austin Spine - Central in Austin, TX. They frequently treat conditions like Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Kuhns' Office Locations

  1. 1
    Austin Spine - Central
    3000 N Interstate 35 Ste 708, Austin, TX 78705 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (512) 631-8279

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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Spinal Cord Decompression
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Cervical Stenosis
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Scoliosis
Spinal Osteophyte
Spine Deformities
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Herniated Disc Surgery
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Fusion
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Back Pain
Broken Neck
Bursitis
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Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Coccygeal Pain
Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
Difficulty With Walking
Gait Abnormality
Joint Pain
Limb Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Osteopenia
Radiculopathy
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Sacrum Disorders
Schmorl's Nodes
Sciatica
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Spinal Cord Injury
Spondylitis
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Upper Back Pain
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Spine Fracture Treatment
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Back Disorders
Bursitis of Hip
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Dural Tear
Foot Fracture
Gout
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Head and Neck Conditions
Hip Tendinitis
Internal Derangement of Knee
Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lupus
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Marfan Syndrome
Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Knee
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pelvic Fracture
Piriformis Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Pyogenic Arthritis
Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sacral Fracture
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
Sjögren's Syndrome
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury
Torticollis
Cervical Spine Surgery
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Neurostimulator Implantation
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Scoliosis Spinal Fusion
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna
    • Ambetter
    • American Enterprise Group
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Assurant Health
    • AvMed
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Commercial Insurance Company
    • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry Health Care of Missouri
    • First Health
    • Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
    • Health Net
    • HealthLink
    • Humana
    • Molina Healthcare
    • MultiPlan
    • Tricare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • Wells Fargo Insurance

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.8
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    3 Star
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    2 Star
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    1 Star
    (6)
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    About Dr. Craig Kuhns, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1922038108
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    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Washington University School of Medicine
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Residency
    Internship
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of California, Los Angeles David Geffen School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Orthopedic Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. David's Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Craig Kuhns, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Kuhns is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Kuhns has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Kuhns works at Austin Spine - Central in Austin, TX. View the full address on Dr. Kuhns’s profile.

    Dr. Kuhns has seen patients for Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Kuhns on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    140 patients have reviewed Dr. Kuhns. The overall rating for this provider is 4.8. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Kuhns.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Kuhns, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Kuhns appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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