Trevor R. Schmitz, M.D.

Trevor R. Schmitz, M.D.

Dr. Trevor Schmitz is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of neck and spine disorders. He is originally from Ankeny, Iowa, and has been practicing since 2016.

Dr. Schmitz’s scope of practice includes treating sciatica, herniated and bulging discs, spinal arthritis, spinal stenosis, spinal instability and degenerative disc disease. Whenever possible, he utilizes minimally invasive techniques and disc replacement surgeries instead of open surgery and fusions. Dr. Schmitz has written several research papers and coauthored a book chapter on various topics in spine surgery.

Dr. Schmitz entered the field of orthopedics because of the personal relationships it allows him to form with patients and the opportunity he has to help improve people’s quality of life.

certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Education
  • Fellowship

    Twin Cities Spine Center; Minneapolis, Minnesota

  • Residency

    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals; Milwaukee, WI

  • Internship

    Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals; Milwaukee, WI

  • Medical Degree

    The University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine; Iowa City, IA

  • Undergrad

    Iowa State University; Ames, IA

specialties
  • Cervical, thoracic and lumbosacral spine injuries, disorders and surgical needs
  • Sciatica
  • Herniated and bulging discs
  • Spinal arthritis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Minimally invasic disc replacement surgeries and fusions
  • Work-related injuries
  • IME
My team
  • Physician’s Assistant: Robey D. Orewiler, PA-C
  • Triage Nurse: Brittany G, RN 515-323-6475
  • Surgery Scheduler: Jessica N, RN, 515-323-6478
  • Work Comp Coordinator: Christina F, 515-323-6498
  • Attorney Services Coordinator: Stephanie B, 515-323-6427