Dr. John Spear, MD

Dr. John Spear, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
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Age 65
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Dr. John Spear, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Bristol, TN and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Florida in 1979 and specializes in gastroenterology.

235 Medical Park Blvd

Bristol, TN 37620

Contact Information

(423) 274-6350

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Spear performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 96% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Spear's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology

2  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

69  Conditions Treated

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6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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.

Education

  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Florida
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spear's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spear to family and friends
4 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Spear's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Found him to be very kind and caring. Listened better than most doctors and showed genuine concern. Not as happy with the staff as I called for an appointment due to abdominal pain. I had to wait 11 days to get appointment to see Dr. I asked, That long? Even if I'm in pain. I was told by...more
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