Dr. Malik C. Spady, MD

Dr. Malik C. Spady, MD

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Rheumatology | Female | 46 years old

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.Read more

Ochsner Health Center - Covington
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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.Read more

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Dr. Spady received a Doctor Medicine degree from Virginia Commonwealth University Medical College in Richmond, Virginia. She completed an Internal...Read more

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Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spady to family and friends
4.7
based on 32 total surveys (8 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Spady
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
     (32)
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
     (32)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
     (32)
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Spady's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
     (32)
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
     (32)
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
     (32)
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (29)
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Dr. Malik C. Spady, MD says

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.

in Hammond, LA |
Dr Spady has been my doctor for nearly 10 years, she is brilliant. She listens and cares about her patients.
in Livingston, LA |
she is so kind and so caring. and she will stop at nothing to help her patients find relief and a better quality of life.
in Hammond, La. |
Dr. Spady has a great bedside manner. She listens to you when you talk. She doesn't dismiss what you say or change the subject. She explains everything. She makes you feel at ease. What an excellent Doctor for people who have joint problems.
in Covington, LA |
Definitely recommend Dr Spady to other patients. She is thorough, interested in her patients, and concerned for her patients well being. She is very pleasant and makes you feel comfortable in her office. She is very informative and helps us get the answers we need.
in Livingston, LA |
Dr. Spady is always well informed about new treatments and offers her honest opinion on the best course of treatment for my illness. She is always pleasant and smiling any time I see here. It is obvious that she is concerned about my health and well-being. It is always a pleasure to see her for my appointment.
in Covington, LA |
Dr. Spady is always pleasant and up- beat. She is willing to help and gives a patient her undivided attention. I highly recommend her, she is the best.
in Covington, LA |
Conscientious, honest, courteous, empathetic physician; Doctor Spady is a life-changer!
Excellent Doctor. I've been seeing her for years.
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Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

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  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology

Conditions Treated

Dr. Spady says..

Including but not limited to:

lupus

rheumatoid arthrytis

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  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Henoch–Schönlein Purpura (HSP)
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis

Procedures Performed

Dr. Spady says..

Treatment for lupus, rheumatoid arthrytis

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  • Joint Drainage
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Education

  • Medical School
    Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1999

  • Internship Hospital
    Louisiana State University, Lafayette, La

    Completed in 2003

  • Residency Hospital
    Louisiana State University, Lafayette, La

    Completed in 2003

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2005

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va

    Graduated in 1993

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Spady has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Rheumatology
  • Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Spady's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
16 – 30 minutes

Experience with Dr. Spady

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. Spady says...

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.

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Dr. Spady's Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Spady says...

Including but not limited to:

lupus

rheumatoid arthrytis

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Dr. Spady says...

Treatment for lupus, rheumatoid arthrytis

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Dr. Spady says...

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.