Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD

Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 73
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Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Haven, CT and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from Washington University St Louis in 1971 and specializes in neurosurgery.

800 Howard Ave Lowr Level

New Haven, CT 06519

Contact Information

(203) 785-2807

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Background Check

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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Treatment Frequency

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 42 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
    1976
  • 1972
    Barnes Jewish Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1972
  • 1971
    Washington University St Louis
    Medical School
    1971

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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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Insurance accepted

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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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