Dr. Theodore Spinks, MD

Dr. Theodore Spinks, MD

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Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
45 y/o
(11)

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Dr. Theodore Spinks, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Georgetown, TX. He is 45 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

Central Texas Neurosurgery

1900 Scenic Dr Ste 2222

Georgetown, TX 78626
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Accepted insurance

  • 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

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Top Care Areas

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

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

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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. "
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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
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Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • 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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Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spinks to family and friends
3.6
based on 11 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

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

in Austin, TX |
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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in Georgetown, TX |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Spinks accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Ambetter
    Superior Health Plan
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
  • Scott & White Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Veteran Administration Plan

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Hospitals where Dr. Spinks has admitting privileges

St. David's Georgetown Hospital
2000 Scenic Dr
Georgetown, TX 78626
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Arise Austin Medical Center
3003 Bee Caves Rd
Austin, TX 78746
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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