Dr. Lane Spero, MD

Dr. Lane Spero, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
(36)
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Dr. Lane Spero, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Torrington, CT. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 25 years.

245 Alvord Park Rd Ste A2

Torrington, CT 06790

Contact Information

(860) 489-8655

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
very high
more than 89% of peers
Herniated Disc
high
more than 88% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Pump Implant
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 12/20/2013
    Amount or Range: Average
    State: Connecticut
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

  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Boston University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine/Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Albert Einstein College Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Baylor College Med/Methodist Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Spero has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Spero has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spero's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spero to family and friends
2.3
based on 36 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (23)

Dr. Spero's Performance

Trustworthiness
FAIR
Explains condition(s) well
FAIR
Answers Questions
FAIR
Time well spent
FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Harwinton, CT |
I have been a patient for about two years. Dr. Spero is very knowledgeable, respectful and I am quite happy with him. I have had 3 epidural steroid injections for a sciatica due to a bulging disk and they are helping me avoid surgery and managing my pain. I highly recommend him.
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in Thomaston, CT |
Today 5-5-2017 was my first encounter with Dr. Spero.. I found him friendly, informative, I am having an injection as he suggested, we will see how things go from there.... Lucinda Oviatt
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in Plainville, CT |
Dr. Spero explains and draws diagrams so I can understand my problem! Had injection for upper back problem and he solved it!
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in Torrington, CT |
He is rude and obnoxious. He only cares about his liability and not the patient.
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West Hartford, CT |
DR. SPERO HAS AN AWFUL PERSONALITY. HE WAS FINE AT FIRST BUT QUICKLY CHANGED HIS TUNE WHEN HE IS NOT CORRECT. WHEN HE IS NOT CORRECT, HE WILL NOT ADMIT IT.HE DID A REALLY BAD LUMBAR FUSION WITH OUTDATED HARDWARE. MY NEW SURGEON HAD TO CONTACT THE HARDWARE COMPANY FOR TOOLS IN ORDER TO TAKE THE...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Spero accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
    BlueConnect HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
    Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

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Hospitals where Dr. Spero has admitting privileges

Charlotte Hungerford Hospital
540 Litchfield St
Torrington, CT 06790
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Bristol Hospital
41 Brewster Road
Bristol, CT 06010
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