Dr. Malik Spady, MD

Dr. Malik Spady, MD

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Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
47 y/o
(38)

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Dr. Malik Spady, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in rheumatology.Read her story

Ochsner Health Center - Covington

1000 Ochsner Blvd

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Amerihealth
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthFirst

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Top Care Areas

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

Arthritis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Fibromyalgia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Spady'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.

Dr. Spady's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spady "Dr. Spady received a Doctor Medicine degree from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College in Richmond, Virginia. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency at Louisiana State University in Lafayette, Louisiana. Additionally, Dr. Spady completed a Rheumatology Fellowship at Ochsner Clinic Foundation hospital in New Orleans, LA."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spady "I support a patient's decision/right about their treatment plan.  I take the time to educate and encourage patients to be involved in all aspects of their care.  I listen, value a patient's input and attend to their individual needs.  I communicate in a clear, timely manner and share all pertinent information.  I treat patients and their families with dignity, compassion and respect."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

2  Board Certifications

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

78  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Louisiana State University, Lafayette, LA
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Louisiana State University, Lafayette, LA
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spady has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spady's Reviews

4.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spady to family and friends
38 total reviews (15 have comments)

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4.8
based on 179 total reviews (81 with comments)
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Likelihood to Recommend (38)

  • 5
    (34)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Spady's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
Dr. Spady Says:
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I appreciate you taking the time to provide me with feedback that will be shared with others.  This feedback is valued by me and my practice so that we can continuously improve upon our patient's experience.  If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to reach me or my staff at (985)875-2828.

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Patient Comments (15)

Dr Spady is the most caring and compassionate physician I’ve ever seen. I hobbled in her office in so much pain I could barely function. She took my hand , looked me in the eye and said “I can help you!” And she has!! I highly recommend her. The wait time for appointments is worth it.
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I feel very blessed to have Dr Spady as my doctor. She has found medical diagnosis other Doctors have missed.. She is very thorough and pleasent and I know has my best interest in mind. A very Big asset to Ochsner. Highly recommend.
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My only complaint about seeing Dr. Shady was the waiting time. Before running any tests, she just looked at me and rattled off several things that I am suffering from. Not only that, she made me feel very comfortable, spoke in a language that I could understand and she has a great bedside manner...more
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Dr. Spady is the best of the best Dr. and such a caring person--She is concerned and has a true heart for her patients..i was her patient when she was in Hammond,la. i loved her so ,she treats you so knid you never forget her. i am just finding her today here in this post..my prayers ..SO glad to...more
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She is the most caring and compassionate doctor I've met in years. She takes her time and listens to her patients and gives the best of care.
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