Dr. Robert Spear, DO

Dr. Robert Spear, DO

Family Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 56
(12)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Robert Spear, DO is a family medicine doctor who practices in Norfolk, VA. He is 56 years old and has been practicing for 26 years.

5665 Lowery Rd Ste 100

Norfolk, VA 23502

Contact Information

(757) 422-2966

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Spear's Experience

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Dr. Spear's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Family Medicine
1

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
    Accredited by: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Back Pain
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bursitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Ear Disorders
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hammer Toe
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Hip Sprain
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Muscle Spasm
  • 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
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shingles
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Liver Function Test
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 New England College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spear has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spear's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spear to family and friends
3.3
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Spear's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Virginia Beach, VA |
Dr. Robert Spear is probably one of the best physicians I have ever encountered. He is an excellent pain mgmt doctor but & 'superior' & physician in general. I cannot say enough about Dr. Spear's knowledge. I had an issue after a fall that I inquired about with other doctors in various fields...more
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in Chesapeake, VA |
I was refereed to Dr Spear from my neurosurgeon. He placed a rod on L3,L4,L5, enlarged spinal canal, 2 artificial discs, and bone grafts. I and 1/2 years later and after a double knee replacement my back was aching in the L2, L3 region. Dr Spear performed nerve bock on both sides of L2 and then...more
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in va beach |
He came in pokes around at me a bit until I went ow! Then immediately wanted to stick a needle in my lower spine.... No.. Then when I refused that he sent me straight to physical therapy. I'm healthy for the most part and work out. I do not need physical therapy and certainly do not want to take...more
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I came to see Dr. Spears with low back pain. Although I'm not a doctor, I do have a medical background and read up on the condition. It became immediately clear during this appointment that Dr Spears lacks basic fund of knowledge and rambled on about conditions that bordered on gibberish. He...more
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Dr. Spear accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    KeyCare PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Spear has admitting privileges

Bon Secours - Depaul Medical Center
150 Kingsley Ln
Norfolk, VA 23505
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Sentara Leigh Hospital
830 Kempsville Rd
Norfolk, VA 23502
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Sentara Princess Anne Hospital
2025 Glenn Mitchell Dr
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
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Sentara Virginia Beach General Hospital
1060 First Colonial Rd
Virginia Beach, VA 23454
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