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  • "I went with Dr.Keenen as he also had done some spine surgery for a family member, he was very precise and had good explanations for the type of surgery i was going to have. He did a spine fusion of my L5 S1 and after recovery I am feeling much better than prior, able to do my daily activities longe...

    ~ S. A ~

  • "I have been to other spine specialists over the years and never got the assurances I received from Dr. Keenen. By that I mean he was actually focused on me the patient. He looked me in the eye while I spoke and I felt important to him. He also provided me another assurance as having had the procedu...

    ~ Verified Patient ~

  • "No more pain. Was able to get the diagnosis and eventually surgery. Took more time than I wanted, but it took less time than other people I talked to with similar problems. He’s busy for a reason, and insurance companies don’t want to spend more than they have to."

    ~ Verified Patient ~

  • "I had spinal fusion surgery with Dr. Keenen in November and I am so glad I did. Before surgery I had lower back pain every day. As soon as surgery was complete that pain was eliminated. I’m still in physical therapy to strengthen muscles affected by surgery and to increase my stamina. I recently ...

    ~ S. G ~

  • "From the very first visit with Dr. Keenen over my injured back to being released by him after having back surgery by him, Dr. Keenen and his whole staff were top notch. I can’t say enough how Dr. Keenen took the all the time needed to explain to me what the options were and the about the procedur...

    ~ Verified Patient ~

  • "My initial consultation with Dr. Keenen was very informative and pleasant. After meeting Dr. Keenen I came away feeling that his interest was to do whatever the best option was for me, making me feel very comfortable with him. From there through post-surgery my interactions with Dr. Keenen were out...

    ~ Verified Patient ~

  • “When we first [met], you told me all about the pro’s and con’s of my proposed back surgery, and I told you I wanted 3 things: 1. I wanted to continue to backpack 2. Carry 30lbs, i.e. my backpack and 3. To still be able to snow ski. You assured me that I would be able to continue to do those t...

    ~ Gregg ~

  • “I got three different opinions before my spinal fusion surgery. I chose to “interview” Dr. Keenen based on the comments and recommendations from my physical therapists. That’s right, multiple therapists over the course of three years mentioned I should get a consultation with Dr. Keenen. I ...

    ~ Shawn S ~

  • "I had suffered from debilitating pain causes by severe stenosis L4/L5 for svrl yrs. As a very active person—running, working out, trekking with a backpack, long walks–I could not stand the inability to do these chosen activities as well as not being able to stand or even walk more than 5 mins o...

    ~ Roger ~

  • “I was in back pain for 15-years. Dr. Keenen, preformed a lumbar fusion on L4/L5. This was my 2nd surgery on my back and I was very concerned if a second surgery would help. After evaluating my RMI, Dr. Keenen, called me ( That was a new experience. Having the Dr. call me), and I was able to have ...

    ~ D Voeller ~