Dr. Theodore Spinks, MD

Dr. Theodore Spinks, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
45 y/o
(13)

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Dr. Theodore Spinks, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Georgetown, TX and has been practicing for 11 years. He specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric neurosurgery, and more.

Central Texas Neurosurgery

1900 Scenic Dr Ste 2222

Georgetown, TX 78626
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield

Learn about Dr. Spinks

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Top Care Areas

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

Spondylosis
normal
more than 68% of peers
Pathological Spine Fracture
normal
more than 63% of peers
Herniated Disc
normal
more than 59% of peers

Dr. Spinks'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. Spinks "Dr. Spinks focuses on patient education. Whether treating you or your child, he will provide you with the knowledge you need to make an informed decision and be an active participant in the treatment plan. No one should have to make a healthcare decision without a full understanding of all the options. "

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

58  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Concussion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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12  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1995
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • University of California At Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006
  • Children'S Hospital Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spinks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spinks' Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spinks to family and friends
13 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (13)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Spinks' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I brought my mother-in-law to see Dr. Spinks for worsening low back pain. He took time to review and teach, not just about the surgical treatments, but a comprehensive approach to my mother-in-law’s pain. I would strongly recommend Dr. Spinks, not just for surgical repair of back problems but for a...more
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As a retired professional nurse I have high expectations of the professionalism, skills, knowledge, care, and communications that occur when I am evaluated for a medical condition. The thoroughness of care I receive at each medical visit is excellent. Dr. Spinks listens completely and is very easy...more
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