Dr. David M. Spellberg, MD

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Specializes in Urology • Male • Age 54

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NCH Downtown Naples Hospital
350 7th Street North
Naples, FL 34102
Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge
6101 Pine Ridge Road
Naples, FL 34119

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    Dr. Spellberg's Experience

    Specialties

    • Urology

    Board Certifications

    • Urology
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    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Hormone Replacement Therapy
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Kidney Stone Removal (Percutaneous Nephrostolithotomy, PCNL)
    • Lithotripsy
    • Percutaneous Destruction of Kidney Lesion
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    2
    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Diverticulum of Bladder
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Kidney Stones
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Renal (Kidney) Cancer
    • Restless Leg Syndrome
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Outflow Obstruction
    • Urinary Retention
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Urinary Tract Tumor
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    • Urinary Urgency
    • Urine Retention
    • Vaginal & Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
    • Yeast Infections
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    Background Check for Dr. Spellberg

    1 Malpractice Claim

    • Settlement  (1/7/2010)
    • Amount or Range: $200,000.00
    • Nature of Complaint: Collier County. Judicial case 094759CA
    • State: Florida

    1 Sanction

    • Substandard Care  (4/17/2014)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Florida

    5 Board Actions

    • Disciplinary action in another state  (7/28/2014)
    • Action Taken: License Placed on Inactive Status
    • Summary: Spellberg, David Mark MD: License # 036076546: NATURE OF COMPLAINT: The physician has a sister-state disciplinary action in the State of Florida after he failed to meet the prevailing standards of care in regard to one of his patients. ACTION TAKEN: The Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation has placed the physician’s license in REFUSE TO RENEW status.
    • State: Illinois
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/9/2010)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Dr. David Mark Spellberg; License # ME59339; Case # 2007-38422

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician previously on 02-19-2010 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

    • State: Florida
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (12/9/2010)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Dr. David Mark Spellberg; License # ME59339; Case # 2007-38422

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician previously on 02-19-2010 entered into a Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

    • State: Florida
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (2/19/2010)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Dr. David Mark Spellberg; License # ME59339; Case # 2007-38422

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to meet the required standard of care for a patient. The physician failed to timely order or recommend a biospy of the patient's prostate after the 12-15-2006 prostate specific antigen blood test. The physician failed to timely diagnose the patient's prostate cancer after his 12-15-2006 PSA blood test. The physician failed to timely formulate plans or treatments for the patient after his 12-15-2006 PSA blood test.

      Action Taken-Final Order-Settlement Agreement

      1. The physician has been issued a letter of concern from the Florida Board of Medicine.
      2. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $5,000.00 within thirty days.
      3. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $4,608.71 within thirty days.
      4. The physician shall perform fifty hours of community service within one year.
      5. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in prostate treatment and diagnosis within one year.
      6. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in risk management within one year.
      7. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
    • State: Florida
    • Substandard Care, Incompetence or Negligence  (2/19/2010)
    • Action Taken: Agreed Order with Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: Dr. David Mark Spellberg; License # ME59339; Case # 2007-38422

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician failed to meet the required standard of care for a patient. The physician failed to timely order or recommend a biospy of the patient's prostate after the 12-15-2006 prostate specific antigen blood test. The physician failed to timely diagnose the patient's prostate cancer after his 12-15-2006 PSA blood test. The physician failed to timely formulate plans or treatments for the patient after his 12-15-2006 PSA blood test.

      Action Taken-Final Order-Settlement Agreement

      1. The physician has been issued a letter of concern from the Florida Board of Medicine.
      2. The physician shall pay a fine in the amount of $5,000.00 within thirty days.
      3. The physician shall pay costs in the amount of $4,608.71 within thirty days.
      4. The physician shall perform fifty hours of community service within one year.
      5. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in prostate treatment and diagnosis within one year.
      6. The physician shall complete five hours of continuing medical education in risk management within one year.
      7. The physician shall appear before the Board upon request.
    • State: Florida
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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Rush Presbyterian St Luke's Med Center

    Residency Hospital

    Rush University Medical Center
    Complete in 1991
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Spellberg & Staff

    • English
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    Patients’ risk of dying during a hospital stay for heart bypass surgery could be 85.2% lower, on average, at a hospital rated 5 stars compared to a hospital rated 1 star for that procedure. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Spellberg's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    • NCH Downtown Naples Hospital

    • Physicians Regional - Pine Ridge

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