Dr. Samantha Spencer, MD

Dr. Samantha Spencer, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 43
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Dr. Samantha Spencer, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Waltham, MA and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from University of Michigan Medical School in 2000 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

9 Hope Ave

Waltham, MA 02453

Contact Information

(617) 355-6021

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Spencer performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
normal
more than 24% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
normal
more than 23% of peers
Limb Pain
normal
more than 11% of peers

Dr. Spencer's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spencer ""Outside of Boston Children's Hospital, I provide community outreach and teaching at a national level through the following condition specific patient organizations: Little People of America(participation in the yearly national meetings with invited talks and meetings with their medical advisory board); Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (participation in Walk for OI  yearly fundraiser event as medical expert, participation in scientific invited meeting); CLOVES Foundation (on medical advisory board).""

1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

16  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Bone Disorders
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clubfoot
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Lower Extremity Trauma
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

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

  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2000
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Harvard Combined Ortho Residency Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spencer has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spencer's Reviews

3.7
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spencer to family and friends
12 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

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

Dr. Spencer's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

After many visits to doctors to find out what was wrong with my feet and why I kept having constant foot pain we finally were referred to Boston Childrens Hospital. Dr Spencer is highly trained and after an exam which included xrays and ct scans she concluded that I had tarsal coalition.I had a...more
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My daughter had an appointment today at Children's Hospital with Dr. Spencer. After waiting for 4 1/2 hours we were informed that she had left the floor and we would have to go to another area to be seen. Except, we were told it could be much longer plus that was no guarantee that we would be...more
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Dr. Spencer may be an intelligent physician capable of ascertaining an accurate diagnosis and providing appropriate care but she lacks in being able to articulate her prognosis and the appropriate next steps to her patients in an effective manner. So much of being an effective physician,...more
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