Dr. Lane Spero, MD

Dr. Lane Spero, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 51
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Dr. Lane Spero, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Torrington, CT and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Boston University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

83  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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32  Procedures

  • Disc Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • 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 and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • 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 and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture 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

2.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spero to family and friends
41 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (41)

  • 5
    (12)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (25)

Dr. Spero's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

Not a lot of information provided regarding next steps following surgury. Dr Spero is a ghost, hidden behind rude phone calls from staff, appts with APs vs him. Surgury seemed okay, but they are incredibility unhelpful regarding pain management, ignoring requests for refills or what's even...more
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Knowledgeable and patient. Instills confidence in patients. Easy to talk to.
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Dr Spero has changed my life!! I had a two part lumbar fusion which were done 10 days apart 6 weeks ago. My lumbar herniation progressed which lead to significant nerve involvement and subsequently to extreme back pain and leg pain/weakness which kept me in bed. He thoroughly explained the...more
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When they tried to X-ray my neck ( I have severe hip problems ) I should have known it would not go well. Spero sat down with no X-rays or info and said “ What do you want done?) Another indication it was risky. His MO seems to be steroid injections so I went with that. As he injected me I believe...more
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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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