Dr. Ronald Spears, MD

Dr. Ronald Spears, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Ronald Spears, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 31 years. He graduated from Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med in 1987 and specializes in addiction psychiatry.

8521 La Grange Rd

Louisville, KY 40242

Contact Information

(502) 426-5648

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Spears' Experience

Dr. Spears' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Addiction Psychiatry
  • Board certified in Psychiatry
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

1  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

1  Board Certifications

  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

47  Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Anorexia
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Bulimia
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Confusion
  • Developmental and Learning Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Impulse Control Disorders
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Hallucinogen Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychosis
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder


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2  Procedures

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)
  • Group Psychotherapy

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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


  • Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1987

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spears has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spears' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spears to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

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  • 2
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Dr. Spears' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

This man was terrible. Callous and uncaring to family members, disregarded opinions of other mental health professionals in the hospital, refused to change diagnosis (preferring medication). When we finally got our family member out of his "care" and brought this person to a nationally respected...more
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Best doctor I have ever encountered. So grateful to have him as my doc. Helped me when I needed it the most and never made me feel rushed or uncomfortable about anything. He is extremely compassionate and kind and truly wants to help. Anyone who would have him as a doctor would be very lucky!
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