Dr. Scott H. Kitchel, MD, Eugene, OR, 97401

Dr. Kitchel's practice focuses on adult and pediatric spine surgery. He is an active researcher, participating in clinical trials and presenting papers at various national and international conferences and symposiums. He serves as a faculty member and supervisor to orthopedic residents at Oregon Health Sciences University. His surgeries consist of lumbar, cervical and thoracic procedures.

Type of Spine Care Professional

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

Areas of Expertise


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Ligament strain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuropathic Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic spine disorders


  • Discectomy
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lower Back Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Upper Back Surgery


  • Recertification: 1/1/2000-12/31/2009

Professional Distinctions

  • Spine surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation and Department of Neurological Surgery

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • Cervical Spine Research Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine