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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Carl Spivak, Neurological Surgeon, Surgeon is Excellent. Dr. Spivak has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.9
Promptness 4.7
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.8
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 3 areas:
  • Back Injuries
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Neurosurgery

Education & Awards

Dr. Spivak graduated from University Of Manitoba Faculty Of Medicine, Winnipeg. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2012 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Spivak has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Little Falls Hospital 
  • Cobleskill Regional Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Carl James Spivak FRCSC and MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 13 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Carl J. Spivak practice?
Dr. Carl Spivak has 1 office location.
Dr. Carl Spivak practices Neurological Surgery near Cooperstown, NY.
See Cooperstown Neurological Surgeons.