Dr. Karl A. Spector, MD

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Dr. Karl A. Spector, MD

Internal Medicine | Male

Karl A Spector MD 602 S Atwood Rd Ste 200, Bel Air, MD 21014 Get Directions
(410) 515-6774

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I am a solo Internist who simply puts my family members in the place of my patients. This allows me...
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4.1 based on 45 responses
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Experience with Dr. Spector
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (43)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Spector's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (41)
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in Harford County, MD |
Wow. He will go out of his way to help you!!
in Street, MD |
Have been going to Dr. Spector for years since he was in his old office across from the Festival in Bel Air. Great doctor, compassionate with his patients he really does care about them, genuine easy to talk to (Friendly) his staff is pretty good as well sometimes it's hard to get through to his office during active hours when you call - but that really isn't a fault on their part otherwise great office, decent location - great staff, and great doctor.
Fork, MD |
Very caring Doctor. He cares about his patients. His staff is amazing. Phone answered quickly and every person I've ever spoken to has been knowledgeable and kind.
in Bel Air, MD |
Staffing extremely rude and inefficient, I think Dr. Spector does not how the staff is treating patients, they hung up on you all the time, they make mistakes and they blame on you and the worst thing they do not let you talk to your doctor. I'm very upset because I have been feeling ill.. I miss Amanda so much.
in Bel Air, MD |
if you want an accessible Doctor DON'T go to Dr Karl Spector. My husband and I moved from CA. I deal with acute pain due to numerous conditions and my husband has severe pain due to needing knee replacement in both knees. I called Dr Spector's per recommendations given by friends and family. Neither my husband or myself ever saw or spoke to Dr Spector. Everytime we made an appt we only saw his PA, and she took it upon herself to cancel our pain medication and change the strengh of another.
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Specialties

  • Internal Medicine

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Addiction
  • Drug Abuse
  • Drug Withdrawal
  • Substance Abuse

Procedures Performed

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Physical Examination
  • Urinalysis

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for Maryland.

  • 1
    Sanction

    Dr. Spector has received 1 sanction

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    • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice  (7/25/2014)
    • Action Taken: Consent Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    • State: Maryland
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    Dr. Spector has 1 board action

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    • Allowing an unlicensed individual to practice  (9/26/2014)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Please reference the following Document
    • State: Maryland
    • Documentation: Download here (PDF)
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Education

  • Medical School
    St George S University School Of Med

    Graduated in 1996

  • Internship Hospital
    Franklin Square hospital Center

    Completed in 1997

  • Residency Hospital
    Franklin Square hospital Center

    Completed in 1999

  • Undergraduate School
    Susquehanna University and Goucher College

    Graduated in 1989

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Spector's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Spector

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Spector's Care Philosophy

I am a solo Internist who simply puts my family members in the place of my patients. This allows me a very easy decision-making process: I just think, "what would I do if my mother/father/sister/brother or child was sitting in the place of you, 'the patient?' " What would I do in terms of tests, the specialists I choose to refer to, surgeries, medications, etc? It truly doesn't have to be any more complicated than that!