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Dr. Carl Spivak, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 46

Dr. Spivak

Dr. Carl Spivak, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Hackettstown, NJ and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(908) 452-5612

Dr. Spivak accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Amerihealth
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Commercial Insurance Company
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Humana
MultiPlan
Oxford Health Plans
QualCare
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New Jersey
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Spivak's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Fracture
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spivak treats Fracture more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Spivak treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Avulsion Fracture
  • Bennett's Fracture
  • Carpal Fractures
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Colles' Fracture
  • Complex Fracture of Acetabulum
  • Complex Fractures
  • Complex Fractures of the Periarticular Region
  • Complex Long-Bone Fracture
  • Compound Fracture
  • Compression Fracture
  • Displaced Growth Plate Fracture
  • Distal Radius Fracture
  • Elbow Fracture
  • Extra-Articular Fracture
  • Fracture of Arm (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Fracture of Facial Bone
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Wrist and Fingers)
  • Fracture of Leg Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Insufficiency Fracture
  • Intra-Articular Fracture
  • Jaw Fracture
  • Joint Fracture
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Osteoporosis-Like Fracture of the Hip
  • Osteoporotic Spine Fractures
  • Osteoporotic Vertebral Fracture
  • Pathologic Fracture
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pediatric Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Postoperative Hip Fracture
  • Rib Fracture
  • Scaphoid Fractures
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Simple Fractures
  • Skull Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Stress Fracture
  • Upper Extremity Fracture
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures
  • Vertebral Fracture
  • Wrist Fracture
Spine Disorders
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spivak treats Spine Disorders more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Spivak treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis
Herniated Disc
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spivak treats Herniated Disc more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Spivak treats this condition more than 77% of his peers

Dr. Spivak's conditions and procedures:

  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Disc Replacement
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage

About Me

His clinical interests are interventional and minimally invasive spinal surgery and he is well known for his conservative minimally invasive approach and innovative cutting edge endoscopic spinal techniques

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

2007
Semmes Murphey Clinic
Fellowship Hospital
2005
Stanford University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2004
University Of Saskatchewan
Residency Hospital
2000
University Of Manitoba / Faculty Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine
Medical School
1993
U Winnipeg
Undergraduate School
2007
2005
2004
2000
1998
1993

Languages

  • French
  • English

Awards

Dr. Spivak's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spivak

4.7

Based on 25 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Spivak always takes the time to listen and thoroughly talk through questions & concerns. I've never felt rushed during any of my visits and I appreciate how compassionate he is. I highly recommend him.
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Great spine surgeon.
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About 2 months ago, I wounded up in the E.R suffering from tremendous pain from my herniated disks. Dr.Spivak was the neurosurgeon, MRI found disks ruptured/pinching spinal nerves. I deal with pain, everyday of my life for years now. I found that SO much of my pain that I have dealt with is gone...Read More
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Thank you Dr Spivak for seeing my mother. Her primary care doctor referred her to you so I knew you would be good. She has been recovering well and feeling better everyday.
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I came to Dr. Spivak after decades of suffering from what I thought was hip pain. I had been to other physicians, chiropractors, and orthopedic surgeons. Lots of X-rays, MRI's, and lots of different diagnoses. Dr. Spivak recommended steroid injections . When that didn't work, he performed...Read More
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