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Dr. David Alan Spain MD is a male Internist, has 24 years of experience and practices in Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery, and Critical Care Medicine.
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Dr. David Spain has 4 office locations.
Surgical Specialities
300 Pasteur Dr
Stanford, CA 94305

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Locations and availability (4)
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David Spain is Good. Dr. Spain has been reviewed by 8 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.8
  • Currently 2.8333333333333 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.7
  • Currently 2.7142857142857 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.2
  • Currently 3.1666666666667 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. David Spain, MD is board certified in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.

  • 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.

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


Dr. Spain has 4 hospital affiliations:

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

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Spain accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Unicare - 5 plans
  • Santa Clara Family Health Plan - 3 plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 3 plans
  • Cigna - 5 plans
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan
  • United Healthcare - 14 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans

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Additional Information
Where does Dr. David A. Spain practice?
Dr. David Spain practices Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Trauma Surgery, and Critical Care Medicine near Stanford, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Palo Alto, CA and Louisville, KY.
See Stanford Surgeons and Stanford Critical Care Practitioners.