Dr. Nicholas Spirtos, DO

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Spirtos
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Spirtos, Nicholas J, D.o. Inc

468 E Market St Akron, OH 44304

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(330) 376-2300

Dr. Nicholas Spirtos, DO is a Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility Specialist in Akron, OH. He is affiliated with Summa Health System - Akron Campus. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Spirtos to book an appointment.


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Dr. Spirtos' conditions and procedures:

  • Abnormal Uterine Bleeding
  • Autoimmune Endometriosis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Donor Egg Collection
  • Dysmenorrhea
  • Dyspareunia
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometriosis
  • Fallopian Tube and Ovarian Surgery
  • Family Planning Services
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hepatitis A Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Hormone Therapy, Men
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Hysteroscopy
  • In Vitro Fertilization
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Intra Uterine Insemination
  • Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Male Pelvic Pain
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Miscarriages
  • Non-Inflammatory Pelvic Pain
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cystectomy
  • Ovary Tissue Cryopreservation
  • Ovulation Induction
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Preimplantion Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)
  • Premature Ovarian Failure
  • Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Testicular Sperm Extraction (TESE)
  • Thrombophilia
  • Thyroid Hormone Balancing
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation Reversal
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Hemorrhage
  • Uterine Polyp

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Dr. Spirtos accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Access Options for ERC Health-OH PPO
Blue Access Options-OH PPO
Blue Access-OH PPO
Blue Preferred Plus-OH POS
Blue Preferred-OH EPO
Blue Preferred-OH HMO
Blue Preferred-OH POS
Blue Traditional-OH
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO
Bronze Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Bronze Pathway X-OH HMO
Bronze Pathway-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X-OH HMO
Catastrophic Pathway-OH HMO
Gold Blue Access-OH PPO
Gold Pathway X-OH HMO
Gold Pathway-OH HMO
Lumenos Plans-OH
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Ohio Med Plan-OH
Pathway-OH HMO
Platinum Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO
Silver Blue Access-OH PPO Plus
Silver Pathway X-OH HMO
Silver Pathway-OH HMO
The Christ Hospital Health Network (TCHHN)-OH
Trihealth HD80-OH
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
CHAMPVA
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Cofinity
Cofinity PPO
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
Group Plan PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Golden Rule
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medical Mutual of Ohio
Medical Mutual of Ohio POS
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Mutual of Omaha
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
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Dr. Spirtos' Reviews

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3.7

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I sort of liked Dr. Spiritos quirky personality and his love for his Greek heritage. I didn't mind that he was straight-forward. However, I can only conclude he is in it for the money even though he claims to be "affordable." They make you come in multiple days in a row for appointments so you keep having to pay your co-pay each day, and he collects the insurance money for separate visits. He said that trying to get pregnant would be a waste of time because my wife had "bad eggs." However, he took our money and tried artificial insemination. Another physician I told this to was baffled that he tried artificial insemination without the use of Clomid. He said the only way for us to have children would be through an egg donor. An egg donor pregancy costs approximately $30,000. On top of that, you're not even guaranteed a successful pregnancy! He never gave us a prescription for Clomid pills. I could only surmise that this is the case because he doesn't get anything out of it.
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My daughter is now 30 years old. Dr. Spirtos was able to help me achieve my pregnancy with insemination being diagnosed with PCOS and husband who had a vasectomy reversed with low sperm count. My experience 30 years ago was a positive one. I think you’re vulnerable when you go through infertility treatment, hormones on high. You have to realize there are many different personalities out there in the world. I found Dr. Spirtos to have a dry sense of humor which made my experience much easier to endure. When dealing with a “scientist” you have to remember they deal with facts and numbers and strategies. There isn’t always room for warm and fuzzy when their minds are constantly in thought. I appreciated that about Dr. Spirtos and was grateful for his expertise all those years ago.
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  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Leslie Werny in Portage Lakes, OH – May 31, 2019
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Dr. Spirtos is amazing. After 3 failed inseminations &1 failed IVF w/another dr in Akron, Dr. Spirtos got me pregnant with my first son, then my 2nd. My 1st is almost 15 yrs old. #2 is 9 yrs. Spirtos is incredible. Takes you on like you are family. I truly love this man. IVF 9x total. Worth every penny. Spirtos is my hero. I love the man. If you want a family, go to Spirtos. The others are sub-par, in my opinion. I am an RN, and I know when I know a great physician.
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Mar 16, 2019
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Do not be expected to be treated like a human being. To Dr. Spirtos it is your privilege to have him get you pregnant. Never question his decision making or choices in your care. When I miscarried, I was told "you can see there is no heartbeat. get dressed and come to my office and we will schedule your D+C." AVOID this doctor. You have so many better choices in Akron.
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Athens, OH – Sep 07, 2017
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No thanks. His bedside manner leaves you wondering why he went into the profession. As Mr. Wonderful says on shark tank MONEY!!!
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Cleveland, OH – Sep 07, 2017
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Rude, arrogant, and lacks bedside manner.
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Akron, OH – Mar 28, 2017
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I love Dr. Spirtos!! He always takes time with the patient. You will never feel rushed!! The staff is amazing!! Sandra answers all of your questions and always has a smile on her face. It's nice going to an office knowing your getting the best care possible.
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Carrie in Ohio – Feb 03, 2017
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Dr. Spirtos was caring, respectful, efficient, and very good at his job, thankfully. He was thorough in his exams, testing, and explanation of reasons for doing them. He made me feel like an individual, not another name or dollar. I really liked that his office is small-the continuity of seeing the same staff each visit was comforting. Every one of them was helpful, personal, and friendly, which I believe to be extremely important when going through something as difficult as infertility.
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Krista in Akron, OH – Jan 23, 2017
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Dr. Spirtos is very knowledgeable. I have seen 4 Reproductive Endocrinologists and he is the only one to get me pregnant on the first try.
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Melissa in Ravenna, OH – Jun 28, 2016
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He's the best. Don't go anywhere else but here.
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Bonnie Dunnerstick in Louisville, OH – Feb 09, 2016
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Care Philosophy

Dr. Spirtos is the kind of clinically-oriented physician you will appreciate. When possible, he starts with simple approaches to infertility treatment...Read more

Biography

Patients see Dr. Spirtos on each visit, as he personally performs ultrasounds and other procedures himself. By tending to routine matters, he can better...Read more

Specialties

  • Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility
  • Fertility Medicine
  • Gynecologic Surgery
  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Reproductive Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1984
Wayne State University
Fellowship Hospital
1982
St Elizabeth Health Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Richmond Heights Genl Hosp
Internship Hospital

Awards

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Spirtos, Nicholas J, D.o. Inc

Northeastern Ohio Fertility Center468 E Market St Akron, OH 44304
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Summa Health System - Akron Campus

Akron, OH

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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