Dr. Mark Spicer, MD

Dr. Mark Spicer, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 57
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Dr. Mark Spicer, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Murrieta, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Yale University in 1997 and specializes in neurosurgery.

28078 Baxter Rd Ste 430

Murrieta, CA 92563

Contact Information

(951) 290-4378

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Spicer's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spicer treats Low Back Pain more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Spicer treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Spondylosis
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spicer treats Spondylosis more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Spicer treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spicer performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Spicer performs this procedure more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Spicer's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Astrocytoma
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Hemorrhage
Brain Surgery
Brain Tumor
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrospinal Fluid Rhinorrhea
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chordoma
Complex Spine Surgery
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Epidural Hematoma
Epilepsy
Fracture
Glioma
Gliomatosis Cerebri
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Kyphosis Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Microdiscectomy
Myelopathy
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Pituitary Tumor
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Skull Base Surgery
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Care Philosophy

It is my care philosophy to help patients regain their independence and demonstrate the Departments commitment to healing individuals and not just surgically treating their medical condition.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2004
    University Of Southern California
    Residency Hospital
    2004
  • 2003
    University Of Southern California
    Fellowship Hospital
    2003
  • 1998
    University Of Southern California-General Surgery
    Internship Hospital
    1998
  • 1997
    Yale University
    Medical School
    1997
  • 1985
    Leeds U
    Undergraduate School
    1985

Awards

Dr. Spicer's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spicer

4.5

Based on 58 reviews

5 Stars
84.48275862068965%
(49)
4 Stars
1.7241379310344827%
(1)
3 Stars
1.7241379310344827%
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2 Stars
1.7241379310344827%
(1)
1 Star
10.344827586206897%
(6)

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Dr Spicer is a wonderful doctor. I had back surgery and it was a very good experience. He takes his time with you as if your his only patient.
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AMAZING! From start to finish Dr. Spicer and his staff were beyond amazing. He never rushed through my appointments and took the time to make me feel comfortable with my condition and decision to have surgery. Spinal fusion is no small matter, but they made it incredibly easy for me. Best doctor I...Read More
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Dealing with lower back pain and acute sciatica for 10 years nearly destroyed my life. I was finally referred to Dr. Mark Spicer who gave me the option of spinal fusion surgery. Surgery was the best decision I ever made in my life. I have my life back and I am completely pain free. Dr. Spicer is...Read More
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Dr. Mark Spicer has allowed me to enjoy life again to the fullest capacity. I can now walk again without pain. Dr. Spicer is not only an extremely caring physician, he is an excellent surgeon. I'm only 52 and I needed L4, L5, S1 fusion. I could only walk with a cane, and would be crying in pain...Read More
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Thank you Dr. Spicer & your amazing staff, I couldn't ask for a more caring compassionate surgeon. You go above & beyond a doctors duties & are always available whenever we need you. I wish there were more doctors like you who practice not for the money but for the love of people.
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Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CaliforniaCare HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Coventry Health Care
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
Health Net of California
Large Group HMO
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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