Glenn R. Buttermann, M.D. | Burnsville Spine Surgeon | Midwest Spine & Brain Institute
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Glenn R. Buttermann, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.S.

Glenn R. Buttermann, M.D., M.S., F.A.A.O.S.

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Burnsville Spine Surgeon Dr. Glenn Buttermann Known all over the world for his extensive research and journal articles, Dr. Buttermann devotes significant time to research activities. He specializes in youth and adult scoliosis and complex deformity evaluation and surgery as well as minimally invasive spinal procedures.
Special interests include disc replacement and motion preservation for degenerative, trauma and deformity conditions.
In his spare time, Dr. Buttermann enjoys skiing, travel abroad, cycling and sailing with his family.

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Idiopathic Adolescent Scoliosis patient treated by Dr. Buttermann
Scoliosis Pre-op Xray   Scoliosis Fusion Patient   Scoliosis Fusion Surgery Patient

Dr. Buttermann CV 

Published Articles

Lumbar Disc Replacement Outcomes

Scoliosis Outcomes

Other Research

Dr. Buttermann in the News

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Birthplace

Madison, Wisconsin


Education

Undergraduate:

University of California, San Diego, CA B.A., Physics with Biophysics concentration, Minor Degree in Sociology

University of California, San Diego, CA B.A., Biology

Graduate School:

University of California, San Diego, CA M.S., Engineering (Bioengineering)

Medical School:

Mayo Medical School, Rochester, MN M.D. Degree

Internship:

University of Chicago, Chicago, IL General Surgery

Residency:

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Fellowship:

University of California, San Francisco, CA Spine Fellowship/Clinical Instructor

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, Biomechanics, Orthopaedic Surgery


Academic Appointments

Clinical Instructor of Orthopaedics at the University of California, San Francisco

Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota

Medical Co-Director Spine Division, Midwest Orthopaedic Research Foundation, Minneapolis, MN

Clinical Staff Shriner's Hospital, Twin Cities Unit


Professional Experience

Midwest Spine & Brain Institute Stillwater, MN 55082 , Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon August 1995 - present


Certifications

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - 1997; Recertified 2007


Licenses

Minnesota Board of Medical Practice ,Wisconsin Board of Medical Examiners ,California Board of Medicine


Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the American Academy Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Minnesota Medical Association
  • Minnesota Orthopaedic Society
  • North American Spine Society
  • Orthopaedic Research Society
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Spine Arthoplasty Society

Honors and Awards

  • 2008 - Visiting Professor, University of California, San Francisco
  • 2003 - NIH Grant for Small Business Innovation and Research for Prosthetic Spinal Disc (#1 R43 AR048732-01 A1)
  • 2000 - Scoliosis Research Society - Hibbs Clinical Award
  • 2000 - Diplomat of American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 1990 - American Orthopaedic Association - Zimmer: Resident Travel Award
  • 1989 - North American Spine Society - AcroMed Research Award
  • 1988, 1989 - NIH Trainingship Grant
  • 1985 - American Heart Association: Helen N. & Harold B. Shapira Scholarship
  • 1985 - NIH Trainingship Grant

Patents

US Patent (1998) No. 5,827,328: Intervertebral Prosthetic Device
US Patent (2004) No. 6,761,723: Apparatus and Method for Performing Spinal Surgery
US Patent (2007) No. 7,303,565: Apparatus and Method for Performing Spinal Surgery
U.S. Patent (2011) No. 8,057,549: Apparatus and Method for Performing Spinal Surgery
U.S. Patent (2014) No. 8,790,380: Segmental Orthopedic Device for Spinal Elongation and for Treatment of Scoliosis
U.S. Patent (2015) No. 9,204,899: Segmental Orthopedic Device for Spinal Elongation and for Treatment of Scoliosis
U.S. Patent (2015) No. 9,204,908: Segmental Orthopedic Device for Spinal Elongation and for Treatment of Scoliosis
U.S. Patent (2016) No. 9,277,950: Low-Profile Uniplanar Bone Screw