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About Kyle M. Uittenbogaard, M.D.

Kyle Uittenbogaard, M.D., joined Metropolitan Neurosurgery in 2010. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Uittenbogaard specializes in brain tumors, spinal cord tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, skull base surgery, and spinal surgery. Dr. Uittenbogaard received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Iowa, graduating with honors and with distinction. He completed his M.D. in 2004 at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine. He completed his internship in 2005 at the University of Minnesota and residency in 2010 at the University of Minnesota, in Neurological Surgery. Dr. Uittenbogaard has lived in the Twin Cities since 2004. He is originally from the small, rural town of Sheldon, Iowa. Outside of medicine, he enjoys water skiing, downhill skiing, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. Dr. Uittenbogaard’s patients selected him for the 2012 Patients’ Choice Award. He has been active in administrative positions at several of the hospitals he attends, and is a member of the Minnesota State Trauma Advisory Council, as well as the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the Minnesota Neurosurgical Society. In 2015, he was a guest of the Neurosurgical Society of America annual meeting. Dr. Uittenbogaard is accepting new patients. He is on the medical staff at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, Maple Grove Hospital, Mercy Hospital, North Memorial Medical Center, Ridgeview Medical Center, and Unity Hospital.

Gamma Knife Surgery

Gamma Knife Surgery utilizes a non-invasive instrument, the “Gamma Knife”, to deliver concentrated radiation to a very specific region of the body, a procedure known as “radiosurgery”. This treatment has many applications for cancer, particularly malignant brain tumors and metastasized cancers, such as lung, breast, and certain colon cancers, along with metastasized melanoma. It is [...]

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Spinal and Cranial Trauma

Cranial and Spinal Trauma refers to any type of injury sustained by the central nervous system or associated skeletal features, the skull and spine. This type of treatment is almost always urgent and non-elective, exclusively for victims of accident or assault. Metropolitan Neurosurgery offers comprehensive neurosurgical care and, in the agonizing situations necessitating these types [...]

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis occurs when the spinal canal is significantly narrowed, hindering function of the nervous system connected to the part of the spine experiencing stenosis. A wide variety of factors can cause this, such as the effects of aging, inherited traits, or injuries sustained in an accident. While the surgical procedures to remedy this problem [...]

Trigeminal Neuralgia

Overview Trigeminal neuralgia, also known as tic douloureux, is a condition with lancinating facial pain. The pain involves only one side of the face and follows the distribution of the trigeminal nerve. Most often, the pain is caused by compression of the trigeminal nerve by the superior cerebellar artery as the nerve enters the brainstem. [...]

Intraoperative MRI

If you have been diagnosed with a brain tumor, you may benefit from having the tumor removed using the intraoperative MRI. This involves an operating room where real-time MRI images can be obtained during surgery while the tumor is being removed. Use of the intraoperative MRI can help to provide a more complete resection of [...]

Brain Tumors

Overview There are many different types of brain tumors. Brain tumors can be broadly classified as either primary or secondary. Primary brain tumors originate from within the brain itself. Secondary tumors spread to the brain from other parts of the body‰ÛÓmost commonly the lung, breast, or kidney. Brain tumors can be benign or malignant. [...]