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Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 74

Dr. Spencer

Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(203) 785-2807

Dr. Spencer accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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No malpractice claims found for Connecticut
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

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Brain Disorders
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Dr. Spencer treats Brain Disorders more than 60% of his peers

Dr. Spencer treats this condition more than 60% of his peers

Brain Surgery
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Dr. Spencer performs Brain Surgery more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Spencer performs this procedure more than 45% of his peers

Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spencer performs Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Spencer performs this procedure more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Spencer's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1976
Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency Hospital
1972
Barnes Jewish Hospital
Internship Hospital
1971
Washington University St Louis
Medical School
1976
1972
1971

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31 years ago, I was reborn. I had seizure surgery to remove scar tissue, and I have been seizure-free for 29 years. Dr Spencer has gifted hands, great bedside manner and post surgical care. No more limitations. Only the sky is my limit. God bless him!
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Dr Spencer recently did brain surgery on my daughter. He was recommended to us by an acquaintance who has worked with Yale neurosurgical patients. He was wonderful! The entire experience- starting from the appointment pre-op, the surgery, the post-op care at Yale, and the follow-up visit were...Read More
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11/21/83 - After the team at the YNHMC Seizure Clinic uncovered what had eluded some ten different neurologists up and down the East Coast for years, 33 years ago today, Dr. Spencer's steady hand removed a glioma tumor from my right hippocampus, putting an end to the roughly 3500 seizures that had...Read More
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