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Kenneth P. Butters, MD
Verified Patient Rating: 4.95 (63 patient reviews and ratings)

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Nonsurgical Upper Limb Orthopedics Specializing in Shoulder, Elbow & Hand Care, Surgical Advice & Referral

“When it comes to my medical approach, I strongly believe in discussing your diagnosis, surgery, treatment, and alternatives with you in a one-on-one consultation.”

Dr. Kenneth Butters is available to see patients at our Eugene and RiverBend Pavilion locations.

Education and Training

  • Fellowships: Hand Surgery, Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY, 1978-1979; Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 1980-1981
  • Private University Practice: University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Baylor University Hospital, Dallas, TX, 1979-1980
  • Residency: University of Texas, San Antonio, TX, 1974-1978
  • Military: Captain, United States Air Force, 1972-1974
  • Medical School: University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Louisville, KY; Medical Doctorate, 1971
  • Undergraduate: University of Louisville, KY, Bachelor of Arts, 1968


  • Licensed by the Oregon, Kentucky, and Texas State Boards of Medical Examiners

Specializing In

  • Shoulder Care
  • Elbow Care
  • Hand Care
  • Fractures and sports injuries of the shoulder, elbow, and hand
  • Nonoperative management of shoulder, elbow, and hand problems
  • Splinting and anti-inflammatories


  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons 
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Orthopaedic Association
  • Mayo Elbow Society

Hospital Staff Privileges

  • Sacred Heart Medical Center, Eugene, OR
  • Slocum Center for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine physician and surgeon since 1981


Louisville, KY

Favorite Activities

In my free time, I enjoy cycling, cooking, and developing the Eugene branch of OHSU Medical School.

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“I've seen Ken Butters, Brian Jewett, and now Rudy Hoellrich. I am deeply grateful for all three- they have been simply excellent in every respect!”
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