Dr. Catherine M. Spath, MD

Dr. Catherine M. Spath, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female | 48 years old

Dr. Catherine Spath is one of the area s only fellowship-trained hand surgeons. Dr. Spath...Read more

Orthopedic Care Center
Accepting new patients

Learn about this Doctor

Dr. Catherine Spath is one of the area s only fellowship-trained hand surgeons. Dr. Spath completed her orthopedic training at...   Read More

Dr. Spath's Experience

97Experience
Match
Experience Match

See how Dr. Spath's experience matches your preferences.

1
Specialties

For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

2
Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Why It Matters: Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Hand Surgerynull
  • Orthopedic Surgerynull
77
Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

39
Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims not available

    No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

  • 0
    Board Actions

Education

Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

  • Medical School
  • Internship Hospital
  • Residency Hospital
  • Fellowship Hospital
  • Undergraduate School
  • Other Education
Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

    Languages Spoken

    Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

    Languages Spoken

      Visiting Dr. Spath

      Dr. Spath accepts 15 insurance carriers

      View all insurance carriers

      15 Insurance Carriers Accepted*

      *Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment

      /* /.overlay-container */}

      Affiliated Hospitals

      Hospital Quality

      Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Spath has admitting privileges.

      Hospital Quality Awards

      ×

      Reviewing Dr. Spath

      Dr. Spath's Review Details
      4.5 based on 13 responses
      Help millions around the nation find the right doctor by sharing your experience with your doctor.
      Key Survey Insights
      • Trustworthiness
         (11)
      • Helpfulness
         (11)
      • Staff
         (13)
      • Scheduling
         (12)
      Experience with Dr. Spath
      • Level of trust in provider's decisions
         (11)
      • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
         (11)
      • How well provider listens and answers questions
         (11)
      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
         (11)
      Dr. Spath's Office & Staff
      • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
         (12)
      • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
         (12)
      • Staff friendliness and courteousness
         (13)
      • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
        10 – 15 minutes (12)
      Open Full Survey+
      in Ludlow, MA |
      Dr. Spath, Very competent & compassionate. I am thankful for her patience with my family member more so her ability to communicate and empathize with the 80+ year old pateint mind set.
      Have you seen Dr. Spath?
      Are you Dr. Spath? Post a response on your personalized profile.
      ×

      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

      Board Certifications

      Why It Matters: Dr. Spath's Board Certifications

      Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

      • Hand Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ataxia
      • Autoimmune Diseases
      • Bone Cancer
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cancer
      • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
      • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
      • Chondrocalcinosis
      • Chronic Neck Pain
      • Chronic Pelvic Pain
      • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
      • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dupuytren's Contracture
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Elbow Sprain
      • Femur Fracture
      • Foot Conditions
      • Foot Fracture
      • Fracture
      • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
      • Gait Abnormality
      • Ganglion Cyst
      • Gout
      • Hand Conditions
      • Hand Fracture
      • Herniated Disc
      • Hip Fracture
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Disorders
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
      • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
      • Limb Pain
      • Myelopathy
      • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
      • Osteoarthritis of Hands
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip
      • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Spine
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Pathological Spine Fracture
      • Pelvic Fracture
      • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
      • Pseudoarthrosis
      • Pyogenic Arthritis
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rheumatoid Arthritis
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Scapular Fracture
      • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Scoliosis
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Spinal Stenosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Disorders
      • Spondylitis
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Systemic Sclerosis
      • Trigger Finger
      • Wrist Fracture

      Procedures Performed

      • Arm Surgery
      • Carpal Tunnel Release
      • De Quervain's Release
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Elbow Replacement
      • Excision of Femur or Knee
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Fracture Care
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
      • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
      • Hip Replacement
      • Hip Resurfacing
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
      • Nerve Block, Somatic
      • Neuroplasty
      • Peripheral Nerve Block
      • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
      • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Steroid Injection
      • Trigger Finger Release
      • Trigger Point Injection
      • Wrist Fusion
      • Wrist Replacement

      Background Check

      • 0
        Malpractice Claims

        No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

      • 0
        Sanctions

        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.

      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Vermont / College of Medicine

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        University Vermont/Fletcher Allen Hlthcare

        Completed in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        George Washington University

        Completed in 1999

      • Fellowship Hospital
        SUNY

        Completed in 2000

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        What is a recognized doctor
      • Media & Publications

        Dr. Spath has no media or publications listed.

      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
      ×

      Dr. Spath's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
      • Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
      ×

      Why Does Experience Matter?

      Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.

      ×

      Patient Satisfaction Results for Dr. Spath

      Overall Patient Satisfaction Score

      Dr. Spath's Office & Staff

      Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
      Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      10 – 15 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Spath

      Level of trust in provider's decisions
      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
      ×

      Dr. Spath's Care Philosophy

      Dr. Catherine Spath is one of the area s only fellowship-trained hand surgeons. Dr. Spath completed her orthopedic training at George Washington University, and she also completed a hand and microvascular fellowship at SUNY Health Sciences Center at Syracuse. Dr. Spath specializes in treatment of the hand and upper extremities but also covers general orthopedics. She is a graduate of Brown University, where she competed on the varsity crew team. She s an avid runner, cyclist and ballroom dancer.