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Dr. Patrick Spalding, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology •  Male • Age 66

  34 Reviews
Dr. Spalding

Advanced OBGYN

100 Casa St Ste D3 San Luis Obispo, CA 93405

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(805) 543-1863

Dr. Patrick Spalding, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist in San Luis Obispo, CA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1993 and specializes in obstetrics & gynecology and obstetrics.


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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Spalding's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Endometrial Ablation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spalding performs Endometrial Ablation more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Spalding performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrothermal Endometrial Ablation
  • In-Office Endometrial Ablation
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Thermachoice® Ablation
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spalding treats Pregnancy-Related Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Spalding treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Gestational Diabetes
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Spalding treats Gestational Diabetes more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Spalding treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Spalding's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • C-Section
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometriosis
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Gynecologic Surgical Procedure
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hepatitis B Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hypertension
  • Hysterectomy
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Intrauterine Device (IUD) Placement
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • NovaSure® Ablation
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Perimenopause
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Syphilis Infections
  • Syphilis Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Vulvar Cancer

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Terms and conditions

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Spalding

3.8

Based on 34 reviews

5 Stars
67.6470588235294%
(23)
4 Stars
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3 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
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2 Stars
2.9411764705882355%
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1 Star
26.470588235294116%
(9)

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What People Say About Dr. Patrick Spalding, MD
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A word of caution with this Dr.....think many times before becoming a patient!!! I went in for a NovaSure Procedure, nothing else was authorized by me or my insurance...he performed a partial DNC when I confronted him, he stopped, and I left. He & his staff refuse to give me a copy of my medical records. The CA State Medical Board working on my case currently-still NOT complying. They also refusing to refund my money for a procedure that was not done. I have a case pending elsewhere for this.
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Dr. Spalding saved my life after a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. He is not only extremely knowledgeable, but also a compassionate human being. I highly recommend him!
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Dr. Spalding is great. He's very honest and to the point, which I appreciate in a health care provider. The nurses in his office are very kind and personable. I also love that he has midwives in his office. Fantastic care all around. I always felt like I was being heard, my needs were met, and I never left confused or uncertain.
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About Me

Care Philosophy

Comprehensive, personalized and caring health care for women throughout all the stages of their lives.

Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Obstetrics

Board Certifications

Education

1997
Geisinger Med Center
Residency Hospital
1996
Stanford University
1993
University of Alabama At Birmingham
Medical School
1989
University of California At Los Angeles
Undergraduate School
1997
1996
1993
1989

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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75% Patient experience rating, 6% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)

68% Patient experience rating, 1% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018, 2017)