Dr. David Spivey, MD

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Dr. David Spivey, MD
Dr. David Spivey, MD is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Winston Salem, NC. He is 65 years old. Dr. Spivey is affiliated with Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center.

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Dr. Spivey's Care Philosophy

At Preferred Pain Management & Spine Care, PA, we feel each individual is the best judge of his or her own pain. Our medical staff takes a multidisciplinary approach in addressing your pain management concerns, and we work with you to determine the best treatment options. Depending upon your diagnosis, pain may be treated in a number of ways. After a comprehensive review of the patient's history and current health, a care plan is developed that may include a wide array of interventional pain management procedures and techniques. Additionally, Dr. Spivey offers regenerative therapies such as platelet rich plasma therapy and prolotherapy to encourage the body's natural healing process, reduce pain and improve joint function.

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Dr. Spivey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spivey to family and friends
1.7
based on 30 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Spivey's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well
    FAIR
  • Answers Questions
    POOR
  • Time well spent
    FAIR
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    FAIR
  • Office environment
    FAIR
  • Staff friendliness
    FAIR
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
Lexington nc |
If u want a Dr that looks at the computer screen the whole time and only ask questions from there. Or who doesn't care about past treatments u have had this is th Dr for u
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I have read the other reviews and can't believe some of the negative comments. I have absolutely nothing negative to say about Dr. Spivey. I have seen him many times. I find him to be professional, intelligent, friendly,and caring. I have never had an issue with him. I have also never had a problem with him being willing to treat my pain with whatever is the best solution based on my symptoms and his professional knowledge. He is always in a good mood and I like his sense of humor too! LOL
in Clemmons, NC |
I started seeing Dr Spivey and 2014 for back pain and sciatic pain. He ruled out nerve issues and a blood clots. After talking to two back surgeons I went with the lumbar decompression surgery. But Dr Spivey did the injections and did his best to keep me out of pain so I could continue to work. It was the best decision I made. He is a very upfront and honest and some people can't take it. So if you don't want a solution and you just want meds then no he may not be the right doctor for you!
Winston Salem, NC |
If you are in real legitimate pain, do not go to him! He does not believe you at all unless, he says"he has proof" from other doctors. Even with that he assumes you are drug seeking. After providing him with all the documents he wanted he told me, "You don't look like you are in pain take something over the counter." Due to stomach problems I can't. He has lost all compassion and is in it for the money now.
in Winston Salem |
Have gone to PPM for years. Always hear patients complain in the waiting room but never experienced a problem personally until recently. Chad has always been great but Dr Spivey is different story. Waiting room has slowly emptied out over time to the point I doubt PPM will be in business much longer.
He talks over you and doesn't give you a chance to explain everything. When telling him about severe pain experiences he acts like he doesn't believe you and makes his determination based on your pain at that particular moment. You tell him your pain is so bad you need to miss work until it improves but he doesn't believe you ... he does not write you out for any period of time.
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Dr. Spivey's Care Philosophy

At Preferred Pain Management & Spine Care, PA, we feel each individual is the best judge of his or her own pain. Our medical staff takes a multidisciplinary approach in addressing your pain management concerns, and we work with you to determine the best treatment options. Depending upon your diagnosis, pain may be treated in a number of ways.

After a comprehensive review of the patient's history and current health, a care plan is developed that may include a wide array of interventional pain management procedures and techniques. Additionally, Dr. Spivey offers regenerative therapies such as platelet rich plasma therapy and prolotherapy to encourage the body's natural healing process, reduce pain and improve joint function. 

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  Sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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  • 2
    Sanctions

    Dr. Spivey has received 2 sanctions

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    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
    • Disciplinary action in another state (9/16/2016)
    • Action Taken: Surrender
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: California
    • Substance Abuse (9/11/2015)
    • Action Taken: Stayed Suspension
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: North Carolina
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Board Certifications

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  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

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Education

  • Medical School
    Unc School Of Medicine
  • Internship Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Mercy Hospital and Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Oklahoma University Medical Center

    Completed in 2003

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology
  • Headache Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Interventional Spine Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Pain Medicine
  • Sports Medicine Pain Management

Procedures Performed

  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Platelet-Rich Plasma Injection (PRP)
  • Prolotherapy Injections
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection