Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME

Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME

Spine Surgeon at Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

Meet Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME

Dr. Kube is a board-certified and fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon with Prairie Spine & Pain Institute.

He has deep expertise in providing surgical and non-surgical treatments for patients with complex spine conditions.

Dr. Kube at a Glance

  • Dr. Kube holds a seat on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Spine Surgery.
  • He was the first physician in Illinois to perform an implantation of a coflex Interlaminar Stabilization device, and he has participated in over 50 research presentations for international medical societies.

For advanced spine care, visit Dr. Kube.

Dr. Kube is a member of Prairie Spine & Pain Institute

Directions to our primary location in

Peoria, IL

How Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME Can Help You


  • Spine Surgeon


  • Medical School, Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Residency, Saint Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri
  • Fellowship, Spine Surgery S.P.C. Richard Holt, MD, Louisville, Kentucky


  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Fractures
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Disorders
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy / Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Conditions
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Thoracic Spine Disorders
  • Trauma
  • Upper Back Pain


  • ALIF (Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion)
  • Accident and Injury Care
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion
  • Diagnostic Testing
  • Disc Surgery / Replacement
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Exercise
  • Facet Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Functional Capacity Evaluations
  • Kyphoplasty / Vertebroplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lower Back / Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck / Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Therapy
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections / Blocks
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Transforaminal Injections
  • Upper Back / Thoracic Spine Surgery
  • Upper Cervical Specific Technique

What Patients are Saying About Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME

  • "When I first came to see Dr. Kube I was frustrated that I would never be able to engage in the physical activities I did before my accident. I am now easing back into my old workout routines and I am confident I will be able to resume my lifestyle. Thank you to all the staff!”
    — Paula L
  • “This has been a great experience overall. The staff is great and helped bring a smile to my face at every visit. Dr. Kube did a great job on my neck, he had me figured out at my first appointment. I couldn’t be more satisfied.”
    — Jacob W.

Accolades for Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME

Professional Distinctions

  • CEO/Founder, Prairie Spine & Pain Institute
  • Board of Directors, Board of Spine Surgery
  • North American Spine Society Committee on Motion Preservation
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society Fellowship Standards Committee
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery - Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopaedics - University of Illinois College of Medicine, Peoria, IL

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Peoria Medical Society
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • AO North America
  • American College of Spine Surgery
  • American Board of Spine Surgery
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Society of Lateral Access Surgeons

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Spine Surgery
  • American Board of Independent Medical Examiners

Office Information for Dr. Richard Kube, MD, FACSS, FAAOS, CIME

7620 N. University Street
Suite 104
Peoria, IL 61614
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Profile last updated: October 30, 2018. This information was supplied by or on behalf of the provider.