Dr. Caple Spence, MD

Dr. Caple Spence, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Caple Spence, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Midwest City, OK and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8121 National Ave Ste 210

Midwest City, OK 73110

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Spence's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spence treats Low Back Pain more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Spence treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spence treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Spence treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spence treats Spinal Stenosis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Spence treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Dr. Spence's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carotid Ultrasound
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Neurosurgical Procedures
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Torticollis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Philosophy & Mission Neurosurgical problems are frequently painful and can cause movement to be difficult or impossible. Often, neurological signs and symptoms can be puzzling and frustrating to understand. We all know how we would like to be take...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • Geo Washington University School Med
    Residency Hospital
  • 2003
    Tampa General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 2002
    George Washington University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2002
  • 1996
    George Washington University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1996
  • 1995
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine Of New York University
    Medical School
    1995
  • 1991
    New York University
    Undergraduate School
    1991

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Hugo V. Rizzoli Award for Excellence in Neurosurgial Residency Training, 2001

Dr. Spence's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spence

3.3

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
52.77777777777778%
(19)
4 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
3 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
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2 Stars
2.7777777777777777%
(1)
1 Star
38.888888888888886%
(14)

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Dr. Spence is a caring, medical professional. I would feel confident taking any of my three children, or any of my eight grandchildren to him for knowledgeable evaluation and skilfull surgical work if deemed necessary.
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Had a 9:30 appt today, was unnecessarily told to come 1/2 hr early, then waited 1 hr 10 mins past appt time while listening to this doctor in next room talking, joking and laughing with another patient. When my wife and I politely told him we had been waiting 1 hr 10 mins past appt time, he did not...Read More
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Dr. Spence & his surgical team gave me life back! I had been in severe chronic back, leg & hip pain for awhile. I knew there was something/someone that could help. I was right! At the first visit, I felt confidence I was at the right place. Dr. Spence felt very confident he could help. He did not...Read More
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It is a great thing when someone extremely talented and caring practices in a field as important as this. I can’t recommend him highly enough!
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I went to Dr. Spence as a referral from the Air Force. I waited 1 1/2 hrs.for my scheduled appointment, I finally had 5 minutes with Dr. Spence. He dismissed my problems/pains as arthritic and normal degeneration (I was 47 years old). Dr. Spence spent less than a minute viewing the MRI and when...Read More
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First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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MultiPlan
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