Dr. David Spencer, DO

Dr. David Spencer, DO

Bariatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. David Spencer, DO is a bariatric surgery specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery in 1983 and specializes in bariatric surgery, critical care surgery, and more.

112 Gainsborough Sq Ste 100

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(800) 555-1212

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Medicaid
  • One Net
  • Optima Health
  • Today's Options
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Spencer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Obesity
very high
more than 91% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
high
more than 87% of peers
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
normal
more than 68% of peers

Dr. Spencer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spencer "Chesapeake Surgical Specialists is dedicated to providing state-of-the art surgical care with a special emphasis on humanity and compassion. Our specialties include breast, colon and rectal surgery, bariatric surgery, advanced laparoscopic surgery, and all aspects of general surgery. Patients trust Chesapeake Surgical Specialists for each surgeon's individual excellence, but also, for the group?s collective, integrated expertise."

3  Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

21  Conditions Treated

29  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Rectal Surgery
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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

  • Sonoma State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Naval Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Naval Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spencer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spencer's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spencer to family and friends
16 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Spencer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Spencer's follow up and true concern saved us further unnecessary pain and discomfort! He truly was concerned and he was so willing to answer questions and listen to suggestions by us! Loved his can so spirit and positive outlook! God bless him! PS my husband came in the ER and not scheduled
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