Dr. David Spain, MD


Critical Care Surgery | Male

Stanford Hosp Trauma/Critical 300 Pasteur Dr Ste S067 Stanford, CA 94305 Get Directions
Dr. David Spain, MD
Dr. David Spain, MD is a critical care surgery doctor who practices in Stanford, CA. He is 57 years old and has been practicing for 81 years. Dr. Spain is affiliated with Stanford Hospital and Clinics.

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Patient Comments (2)
Sunnyvale, CA |
Dr. Spain is an excellent surgeon. He is more direct with his bedside manners but highly complement and smart.
in San Francisco, CA |
Inconsiderate, abrupt. There are other doctors at Stanford who take time to make patients comfortable with procedures - find them!
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      Dr. Spain's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

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

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      Board Certifications

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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • General Surgery

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      • Medical School
        Univ Of MD Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1936

        Wayne State Univ Som

        Graduated in 1986

      • Internship Hospital
        UMDNJ Rw Johnson Med School

        Completed in 1987

      • Residency Hospital
        UMDNJ Rw Johnson Med School

        Completed in 1992

      • Fellowship Hospital
        University Of Louisville

        Completed in 1994

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      • Critical Care Surgery
      • Forensic Pathology
      • Trauma Surgery

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