Dr. Cathi Spear, MD

Dr. Cathi Spear, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
Dr. Cathi Spear, MD is a family medicine specialist in Madison, AL and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 2003 and specializes in family medicine.Read her story

1041 Balch Rd Ste 300

Madison, AL 35758

Contact Information

(256) 325-1540

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Dr. Spear's Experience

Dr. Spear's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Spear's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spear "Dr. Cathi Spear is a board certified family medicine physician and has been practicing in the Decatur, AL area for the past 14 years. She graduated summa cum laude from Georgetown College in 1995 and received her medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2003. Dr. Spear began her residency in Internal Medicine and Obstetrics/Gynecology at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and completed her residency in Family Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham/Huntsville campus in 2007 after returning from maternity leave."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spear "I am dedicated to helping patients become actively involved in their medical care and treatment options."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

64  Conditions Treated

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12  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Preventive Care
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Georgetown College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • Riverside Methodist
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • Uabsom In Huntsville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spear's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spear to family and friends
6 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Spear's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I have never seen Dr. Spears but I was looking at the ratings for the health care providers at Integrity Family Care because I was considering using them for myself. The person who said that Dr. Spears lectured her on premarital sex tipped the scales for me! I totally agree with everything Dr....more
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Had the pleasure of working alongside Dr. Cathi Spear recently and must say she is one of the most intelligent physicians I’ve ever had the opportunity to work with. Her attention to detail, thoroughness, & management of patients with multiple medical issues/diagnoses is unparalleled. Her love of...more
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Dr Spear is very kind and compassionate. I have really enjoyed having her as my doctor. There are certain areas of medicine she admits she is more comfortable with than others and she is willing to do her best to find something out for me when she doesn't know. Or she will refer me. Either way, I...more
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I went in for a yearly papsmear and birth control prescription. Dr. Spear said the pap was unnecessary and wasteful due to my age (20). She then lectured me on how having sex before marriage will lead to severe depression, increase the risk of your future marriage failing, you should be submissive...more
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