Dr. Alan Spector, DPM

Dr. Alan Spector, DPM

Podiatry  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. Alan Spector, DPM is a podiatry specialist in Point Pleasant Boro, NJ and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine in 1989 and specializes in podiatry, podiatry sports medicine, and more.Read his story

2424 Bridge Ave Ste 2

Point Pleasant Boro, NJ 08742

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • MagnaCare
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Foot Conditions
high
more than 87% of peers
Hammer Toe
normal
more than 76% of peers
Bunion
normal
more than 69% of peers

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Dr. Spector's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Spector "Dr. Spector has been practicing podiatric medicine at the Jersey Shore for approximately 25 years. Growing up on Long Island, this shore community was a perfect fit. Dr. Spector participated in athletics his entire childhood and young adulthood. Like many athletes, Dr. Spector suffered various injuries. On a number of occasions, Dr. Spector was treated successfully by podiatrists in his neighborhood. For that reason, it sparked an interest in the field of podiatric medicine and surgery. Dr. Spector's philosophy is to treat patients the way he would want his family to be treated. In his office, you never feel rushed for time. He will spend adequate time to discuss your concerns and treatment options. Dr. Spector is board-certified foot surgery. Some surgical procedures can be performed in the office, however for the more at risk patients or more complicated procedures, hospital-based surgery will be performed. Most surgeries are considered same day surgery. Dr. Spector attended The State University of New York at Stony Brook as an undergraduate student where he achieved his bachelor of science. He then went on to postgraduate at The Temple College of Podiatric Medicine, Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Following achieving his medical degree, he went on to completing his surgical residency in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. Dr. Spector continues his medical education, traveling to several medical conferences per year to learn about new techniques and innovations in his field. Dr. Spector has published articles discussing specific conditions of the foot and ankle. Dr. Spector was in Monmouth County, New Jersey with his wife and 2 children who are currently in college."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Spector "Dr. Spector will listen to you! In this era of "assembly-line" medical care it is good to know that there still are doctors who will listen to the patients concerns. Dr. Spector,  by spending quality time with the patient, can help to better diagnose at treat the condition. We pride ourselves in educating the patient so that any decisions that are made are fully thought out and understood by all parties.

Dr. Spector is a certified surgeon. However, all conservative measures are explored try to any surgical intervention will be performed.

Dr. Spector is extremely compassionate and treats all patients with respect. He visits patients local nursing facilities and even treats home-bound patients to the privacy of their own home. YES, Dr. Spector makes house calls."

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3  Specialties

  • Podiatry
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Podiatry Sports Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Foot Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery

24  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Diabetic (Charcot) Foot
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Hammer Toe
  • Heel Pain
  • Heel Spur
  • Ingrown Toenail
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Warts

21  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Endoscopic Plantar Fasciotomy
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Ingrown Toenail Surgery
  • Ingrown Toenail Treatment
  • Nail Avulsion and Excision
  • Posterior Heel Spur Surgery
  • Removal of Bone Spur
  • Wound Care and Management

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • State University of New York / Health Science Center At Stony Brook
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Temple University / Pennsylvania College of Podiatric Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Metro Hosp Parkview Div
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Spector has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Spector's Reviews

4.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Spector to family and friends
35 total reviews (26 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (35)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Spector's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (26)

Dr. Spector is a very patient wonderful doctor. I would definitely recommend him. I have been bringing my mom to him for years!
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Dr. Spector is excellent in his specialty, He is very caring and, of course, very knowledgeable. He is very good with providing patients the information they need and understand, whether it is for office care or surgery. My husband and I have been seeing him for a while now and are extremely...more
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I been with Dr. Spector for a long time. He is very good in what he does. I would recommend him to all my friends and family. Plus he is a very nice person easy to get along with.
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Warm , friendly and very competent and concerned physician. Really helped solve my problem. I would highly recommend Dr. Spector to all.
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Dr Spector was great with my Mom. He always took the time to keep her feet looking healthy.
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