Felipe Ituarte, MD

Education

Dr. Ituarte, MD received his medical degree from UCLA David Geffin School of Medicine after completing his Bachelor of Science with honors as Cum Laude at UCLA Riverside. Prior to completing his undergrad Dr. Ituarte proudly served with the United States Navy in Aviation Structural and Hydraulic Mechanics, he was honorably discharged in 2005. Continuing his medical training Dr. Ituarte completed his orthopedic residency also at the University of Missouri, Columbia.

Lastly Dr. Ituarte completed a rigorous Orthopedic Spine Fellowship program at Northwestern University, Chicago.

 

Specialties

Dr. Ituarte is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.  He is affiliated with the North American Spine Society and the Montana Medical Association.

Dr. Ituarte’s practice focuses on the complete care of the spine

Dr. Ituarte utilizes minimally invasive techniques in order to get people back to work and life as quickly as possible

Dr. Ituarte works with patients that are experiencing the following spine issues:

  • Cervical pain
  • Arm pain coming from the neck
  • Low back pain
  • Leg pain coming from the back

Dr. Ituarte provides orthopedic care in the following cities:

  • Billings, MT
  • Miles City, MT

Procedures

Dr. Ituarte performs the following procedures:

  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Lumbar disc replacement
  • Lumbar discectomy
  • Lumbar laminectomy
  • Anterior and posterior cervical fusions
  • Anterior lumbar fusions
  • Lateral lumbar fusions (DLIF or XLIF)
  • Posterior lumbar fusions
  • Posterior cervical laminectomies
  • Posterior cervical foraminotomies
  • Spine osteotomies
  • Treatment of all types of spine fractures

Interests

In his off time, Dr. Ituarte loves to mountain bike, hike, fish and enjoy the wonderful fresh air of Montana.