Dr. Wendy Spangler, MD

Dr. Wendy Spangler, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Wendy Spangler, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Omaha, NE and has been practicing for 22 years. She graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1996 and specializes in neurosurgery.

8005 Farnam Dr Ste 305

Omaha, NE 68114

Contact Information

(402) 398-9243

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 90% of peers
Spondylosis
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Spangler'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.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

46  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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11  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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

  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Maricopa Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • St Joseph Hospital And Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spangler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spangler's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spangler to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (10)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Spangler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I suffered with severe neck, shoulder pain and arm weakness do to auto accident. I had been to other Drs over a years time that sent me to physical therapy several times and injections that did little to relieve my pain. Dr Spangler recommended Double cervical fusion. After surgery I had immediate...more
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Dr. Spangler's office needed my med records before they saw me. I released them and asked that they be sent. I got a call saying they had an opening. We drove 50 miles to find out they didn't have my most recent MRI and needed it before we could discuss anything. She would call when she got it....more
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Dr. Spangler and her staff are exceptionally efficient, courteous, kind and professional. They have gone the extra mile in helping me find solutions to a couple of very complex and painful issues I've been having. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for help in this area of medicine. Thank...more
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