Dr. Upshur M. Spencer, MD

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery • Male • Age 49

3831 Piper St Suite S-220
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Hospital Quality

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Providence Alaska Medical Center
3200 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Alaska Regional Hospital
2801 Debarr Road
Anchorage, AK 99508

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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
3831 Piper St Suite S-220
Anchorage, AK 99508
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    Dr. Spencer's Experience

    Research training, expertise and qualifications

    Specialties

    • Orthopedic Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • Orthopedic Surgery
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    • Carpal Tunnel Release
    • Cervical Spine Surgery
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Elbow Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Foot & Ankle Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Hip Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
    • Hip Replacement
    • Hip Resurfacing
    • Joint Drainage
    • Knee Replacement
    • Kyphosis Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Lumbar Spine Surgery
    • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
    • Scoliosis Surgery
    • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Steroid Injections
    • Thoracic Surgical Procedures
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    • Adhesive Capsulitis
    • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
    • Bursitis
    • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    • Chronic Pelvic Pain
    • Clavicle Fracture
    • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
    • Gait Abnormality
    • Gout
    • Intervertebral Disc Herniation
    • Knee Fracture
    • Lateral & Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis & Golf Elbow)
    • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
    • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
    • Low Back Pain
    • Myelopathy
    • Osteoarthritis
    • Osteoarthritis of Hip
    • Osteoarthritis of Knee
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteopenia
    • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Rheumatoid Arthritis
    • Rotator Cuff Tear
    • Scoliosis
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Spinal Stenosis
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    • Spine Deformities
    • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
    • Spondylolisthesis
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    Background Check for Dr. Spencer

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alaska.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1996

    Internship Hospital

    Beth Israel Deaconess Med Center
    Complete in 1997

    Residency Hospital

    Harvard Medical School
    Complete in 2002

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham And Women'S Hospital
    Complete in 2003
    Washington University In St. Louis
    Complete in 2004
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Spencer & Staff

    • English
  2. Healthgrades

    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    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. Spencer's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 2 hospitals where Dr. Spencer has admitting privileges:

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    • Alaska Regional Hospital

    • Providence Alaska Medical Center

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Spencer

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spencer to family and friends

    11 responses
    below
    national average

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    Dr. Spencer's Office & Staff
    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    11 responses
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    11 responses
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    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes 10 responses
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    Experience with Dr. Spencer
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    11 responses
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    national average
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    11 responses
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    How well provider listens and answers questions
    11 responses
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    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    11 responses
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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

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    Appointments & Offices

    Check insurance plans, locations and make an appointment

    Is Dr. Spencer accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?

    • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
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    Office Locations

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    Anchorage Fracture and Orthopedic Clinic
    3831 Piper St Suite S-220
    Anchorage, AK 99508
    (907) 563-3145 (Office)
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