Our Neurosurgeons

Dr. Kurt Bangerter, M.D.

About Me

Dr. Kurt Bangerter is a native of Utah. He graduated from the University of Utah, then completed medical school at the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and National Board of Medical Examiners. He has practiced for the past thirteen years in Texas. Dr. Bangerter brings a wealth of experience and understanding of complex spinal injuries and treatment, expanding the expert medical care provided by Utah Spine Care.


Ogden, Suite 1815 and Layton Office

Dr. Bryson Smith, M.D.

About Me

Born in Long Beach, California, Dr. Smith is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He received his medical doctorate at the University of Utah, interned at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the University of Wisconsin. He has been working with Utah Spine Care since 1993.




Ogden, Suite 1815 and Layton Office

Dr. Blake Welling, M.D.

About Me

Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Dr. Welling is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons. He completed his residency at the Loyola University Medical Center. He received his medical doctorate from the University of Utah, and has been working with Utah Spine Care since 1997.




Ogden Office, Suite 1815

Dr. Dennis Winters, M.D.

About Me

Dennis D. Winters, M.D., is a Board Certified neurosurgeon. After obtaining a B.S. in Pharmacy at the Medical College of Virginia, he worked as a Pharmacist until 1993. He attended Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia and completed his neurosurgical training at the University of Kansas Medical Center in 1999. Dr. Winters became Board Certified with the American Board of Neurological Surgery in 2002. Prior to establishing his practice in Ogden, Utah in July of 2007, he worked at Central Maryland Neurosurgical Spinal Specialists in Frederick, Maryland for eight years. He was awarded “Top Doc” by Frederick Magazine in 2006 by vote of his peers. His professional memberships include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Congress of Neurological Surgery, North American Spine Society, American Medical Association and Utah Medical Association. Dr. Winters has a special interest in minimal access spinal technology (MAST). A major spine company has contracted Dr. Winters as part of a visiting surgeon’s program in the Northwest to teach these techniques.

Ogden Office, Suite 1815