Browse Health
License & Identifications

A medical license is required for a doctor to practice medicine in a particular state. Requirements vary by state but most require, at a minimum, post-graduate training in the doctor’s specific specialty. An NPI number is a national identifier unique to an individual health care provider and is managed by the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Patient Reviews

3.5
  •  
(10)
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Spain is Good. Dr. Spain has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
  •  
Promptness 3.4
  •  
Courteous Staff 3.7
  •  
Accurate Diagnosis 3.7
  •  
Bedside Manner 3.3
  •  
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  •  
Follows Up After Visit 3.9
  •  

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Spain, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 16 areas:
  • Abdominal Cavity Inflammation (Peritonitis)
  • Abdominal Injuries
  • Bacteremia
  • Brain Injuries
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • E.Coli (Escherichia coli Infections)
  • Endoscopy (Endoscopic Surgery)
  • Head Trauma (Craniocerebral Trauma)
  • Hypotension
  • Ischemia
  • Multiple Organ Failure
  • Multiple Trauma
  • Sepsis (Blood Poisoning)
  • Thoracic Injuries
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Spain graduated from Wayne State University, Detroit. He has 7 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Abdominal Injuries
Bacteremia
E.Coli infection (Escherichia coli Infections)
Multiple Trauma
Thoracic Injuries
Wounds and Injuries
Patients' Choice Award (2008)

Affiliations

Dr. Spain has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Stanford Hospital and Clinics 
  • Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital @ Stanford 

> > > > Dr. David Spain, MD

Similar doctors nearby

Dr. Frank Hanley

Pediatrics
33 years experience
Stanford, CA

Dr. Lawrence Shuer

Neurological Surgery
33 years experience
Stanford, CA

Dr. Tim Darsaut

Neurological Surgery
9 years experience
Stanford, CA

Dr. Natalie Kirilcuk

Surgery
6 years experience
Stanford, CA

Dr. Jeffrey Norton

Surgery
38 years experience
Stanford, CA

Dr. Melanie Hayden

Neurological Surgery
4 years experience
Stanford, CA
Search All Similar Doctors
Additional Information
Dr. David Alan Spain MD is a male Surgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Surgery.
Where does Dr. David A. Spain practice?
Dr. David Spain has 4 office locations.
Dr. David Spain practices Surgery near Stanford, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Palo Alto, CA and Louisville, KY.
See Stanford Surgeons.