Dr. David Spencer, DO

Bariatric SurgeryMaleAge 64

Dr. Spencer
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Bon Secours Surgical Specialists

155 Kingsley Ln Ste 405 Norfolk, VA 23505

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(757) 278-2220

Dr. David Spencer, DO is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Norfolk, VA and has over 38 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery medical school in 1983. He is affiliated with Bon Secours Depaul Medical Center. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Spencer to book an appointment.

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Experience
Background

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No malpractice claims found for Virginia
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. Spencer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spencer performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Spencer performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Lipomas
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spencer treats Lipomas more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Spencer treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Appendicitis
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spencer treats Appendicitis more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Spencer treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Chronic Appendicitis
  • Parasitic Appendicitis

Dr. Spencer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Lump
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Obesity
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Nodule
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Spencer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Elect Choice
Health Fund
National Advantage
Open Choice
Select
Traditional Choice
Worker's Compensation WC
Anthem
Balanced-VA PPO
BlueCare-VA
BlueChoice Adv Open Access (Select Network)-VA
Bronze OAEPO-VA
Bronze-VA PPO
Commonwealth of Virginia
Essential KeyCare-VA
Gold OAEPO-VA
Gold-VA PPO
HealthKeepers Balanced OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze with H.S.A-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA
HealthKeepers Bronze-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Catastrophic X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Catastrophic-VA
HealthKeepers Gold OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Gold X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS
HealthKeepers Gold-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers Platinum OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver Pathway OAPOS-VA
HealthKeepers Silver X (via Exchange)-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS
HealthKeepers Silver-VA POS Plus
HealthKeepers-VA HMO
Healthy Virginian
Individual Basic BlueCare-VA
Individual Basic KeyCare-VA
Individual KeyCare HSA-VA
Individual KeyCare Preferred-VA
Individual KeyCare-VA
KeyCare Flexible Choice-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart Enhanced Rx-VA
KeyCare Healthsmart-VA
KeyCare-VA POS
KeyCare-VA PPO
Lumenos HSA-VA
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Option I-VA
Pathway Tiered Hospital-VA
Pathway X Tiered Hospital Network-VA
Platinum OAEPO-VA
Platinum-VA PPO
Silver OAEPO-VA
Silver-VA PPO
The Local Choice-VA
Virginia Advantage
Virginia Basic
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Federal Employee Program
HealthKeepers HMO
HealthKeepers Plus
HealthKeepers Plus HMO
KeyCare PPO
PAR Traditional
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna Network
Cigna PPO
Network Open Access
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care HMO
Coventry Health Care PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
One Net
One Net PPO
Optima Health
Commercial HMO
Today's Options
Medicare Advantage PPO
Tricare
Prime
Standard
UnitedHealthCare
Choice HMO
Choice Plus POS
MAMSI Alliance PPO
MAMSI MDIPA
MAMSI Optimum Choice Direct
MAMSI Optimum Choice HMO
Options PPO
Select HMO
Select Plus HMO
Select Plus POS
Virginia Health Network
Worker's Compensation WC
Virginia Premier
Medicaid HMO

Dr. Spencer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spencer

4.0

Based on 20 ratings

5 Stars
70%
(14)
4 Stars
5%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
5%
(1)
1 Star
20%
(4)
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What went well
  • Appointment scheduling (15)
  • Appointment wasn't rushed (15)
  • Explained conditions well (15)
What could be improved
  • Didn't listen or answer questions (4)
  • Appointment was rushed (3)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (3)
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Dr Spencer is an awesome doctor! Very caring, straight forward, intelligent and professional. I would recommend him 100%.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Deborah in Elizabeth City, NC – Jan 28, 2019
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Great results from bariatric surgery...still following up 4 years later and he is still concerned about my progress. Very serious about me not regaining weight. Excellent support.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
2 people found this helpful
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Lewis in Suffolk, VA – Dec 04, 2018
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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
What went well
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
What could be improved
No results
5 people found this helpful
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Granny in Chesapeake, VA – Nov 19, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Bon Secours Surgical Specialists is dedicated to providing state-of-the art surgical care with a special emphasis on humanity and compassion. Our...Read more

Specialties

  • Bariatric Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

1993
Naval Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1992
Naval Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
Portsmouth Naval Hosp
Internship Hospital
1983
Kirksville College Of Osteopathy and Surgery
Medical School
1979
Sonoma State University
Undergraduate School
,

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Does Dr. David Spencer, DO offer telehealth services?

Dr. Spencer has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

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What are Dr. David Spencer, DO's top areas of care?

Dr. Spencer frequently treats Appendectomy, Laparoscopic, Lipomas, and Appendicitis. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Spencer treats.

Where is Dr. David Spencer, DO's office located?

Dr. Spencer's office is located at 155 Kingsley Ln Ste 405, Norfolk, VA 23505. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Bon Secours Surgical Specialists155 Kingsley Ln Ste 405 Norfolk, VA 23505
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 4:30pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Spencer is affiliated with the following hospital. Select the hospital below to learn more.

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Bon Secours Depaul Medical Center

Norfolk, VA

60% Patient Experience Rating, 9% lower than the national average

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