Meet The Surgeons
Michael Rauzzino, MD, FACS
Dr. Michael Rauzzino is a board-certified neurological surgeon focused on minimally invasive spinal surgeries, or MISS. As a leading authority in spinal and neurological care, Dr. Rauzzino has worked with professional sports teams such as the Detroit Lions, Red Wings, and Tigers.
A recognized expert in all areas of neurosurgery, Dr. Rauzzino has served as Chief of Neurosurgery and Neurosciences at the Sky Ridge Medical Center. He is also on staff at The Medical Center of Aurora, UCHealth Memorial Hospital, and Parker Adventist Hospital.
Dr. Rauzzino has been recognized for his extensive knowledge base and surgical skills. A pioneer in advanced techniques such as minimally invasive spinal surgeries (MISS), Dr. Rauzzino is proficient in spinal preservation surgeries utilizing cervical and lumbar artificial discs (disc arthroplasty).
After attending Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, Dr. Rauzzino earned his medical degree at Texas Tech University, where he was the recipient of multiple honors. He completed his surgical internship at Barnes Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri followed by a residency in neurosurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He then completed a combined neurosurgery and orthopedic surgery spine fellowship in complex spinal disorders at the Henry Ford Hospitals in Detroit, Michigan.
Dr. Rauzzino has served as neurosurgical faculty at the Henry Ford Hospitals and Michigan State University, training other surgeons in the newest techniques. He has also contributed widely to multiple prestigious, peer-reviewed medical journals. Dr. Rauzzino has been board certified in neurological surgery since 2005.
Kevin L Boyer, MD
Dr. Kevin L Boyer was born and raised in Nebraska in 1963. He attended medical school at Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. He then obtained his neurosurgical training from Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia where he served as Chief Resident during his last year in training. He passed the boards for the American Board of Neurological Surgeons in 1998.
Dr. Boyer joined a multi specialty group in Bradenton, Florida in 1995. There he spent the next 22 years of his career and performed over 10,000 surgeries. His specialties include all aspects of cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve surgery (such as carpal tunnel surgery). He has also
developed a specific interest in carotid artery surgery.
During his time in Bradenton he served on multiple hospital committees, including serving as Chief of Surgery. He also served as president of The Pinnacle Medical Group in Bradenton for 7 years. He has received many awards including Certificate of Appreciation for Service from the Veterans Administration Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia, being the only physician to receive the award in over ten years. He was voted Doctor of the Year in Manatee County Florida in 2009, and was the first recipient of the "Champions of Healthcare• awarded by the Manatee Chamber of Commerce in 2013.
Dr. Boyer has authored multiple medical articles, chapters in neurosurgical text books, and edited several articles and books by other authors. He has presented papers at major neurosurgical society meetings including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. In addition he has given many lectures on various neurosurgical topics.
Dr. Boyer and his wife Kerri Ann recently relocated to Colorado. They have children attending The University of Central Florida, University of Colorado, and State College of Florida. They also have children in the Douglas County School System.
Dr. Boyer joined Front Range Spine and Neurosurgery in October of 2017. He currently serves patients at Sky Ridge Medical Center, The Medical Center of Aurora, and Parker Adventist Hospital.
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