Dr. James Spencer, MD

Dr. James Spencer, MD

Dermatology  |  
Male  |  
Age 59
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Spencer, MD is a dermatologist in St Petersburg, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Columbia University in 1988 and specializes in dermatology, dermatologic surgery, and more.

900 Carillon Pkwy Ste 404

St Petersburg, FL 33716

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas


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very high
more than 94% of peers
Skin Cancer
very high
more than 92% of peers
Squamous Cell Carcinoma
very high
more than 89% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spencer "Dr. Spencer is an internationally recognized Dermatologist who is sought out as a clinical studies investigator, speaker and educator. This keeps him at the cutting edge for new therapies as well as being extremely well versed in therapies that are tried and true. Patients of all ages and of all skin concerns are in very able hands; from rashes and bumps to scars and skin cancer to "signs of age and wisdom", Dr. Spencer can care for patients in the way that they feel best about."


  • Dermatology
  • Cosmetic Dermatology
  • Dermatologic Surgery
  • Mohs Micrographic Surgery
  • Procedural Dermatology

Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

Conditions Treated


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Botox® Injection
  • Captique™ Injection
  • Collagen Injection
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Employment Physical Examination
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Facial Peel
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Hylaform Injection
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing
  • Laser Vein Removal
  • Microdermabrasion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Photorejuvenation
  • Phototherapy
  • Radiesse® Injections
  • Restylane® Injections
  • Scar Revision Surgery
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Skin Cancer Removal
  • Skin Excision for Hidradenitis
  • Skin Resurfacing
  • Skin Tag Removal
  • Venous Sclerotherapy
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy


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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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.


  • Stanford University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • College Of Physicians & Surgeons Of Columbia University
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Columbia Presby
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spencer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spencer's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spencer to family and friends
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
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Dr. Spencer's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in St Petersburg, FL
World class dermatology, if you’re lucky enough to get seen by this medical team practicing with the most advanced state of the art medical knowledge you will get unparalleled specialty care treatment. Doctor Spencer is a world-renowned dermatologist, A mentor in his field, he teaches, trains,...more
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in Salt Lake City, UT
Tried to get an appt by phone. The two people I spoke with June 28th couldn't figure out how to sched my two procedures and asked if they could call back. Ten days later no call so I called back. The first person I spoke with couldn't help so xferred me to Pam. Rude and unhelpful, she constantly...more
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in St Petersburg, FL
Excellent dermatologist/Mohs surgeon.
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in St Petersburg , Florida
Treated me as an intelligent informed adult. Thoroughly discussed options while addressing likely outcomes. I found dr spencer and his staff personable and knowledgeable. More than anything the option I chose after listening to the doctor provided a comfortable and positive outcome. It worked and...more
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