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Patient Reviews

5.0
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Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dennis Spencer is Excellent. Dr. Spencer has been reviewed by 16 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.2
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Promptness 4.4
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Courteous Staff 5.0
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 5.0
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Spends Time with Me 4.9
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Follows Up After Visit 5.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Dennis Spencer, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 12 areas:
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorder
  • Cancer
  • Complex Partial Epilepsy
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Epilepsy
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Gliosis
  • Memory Disorders
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Temporal Lobe Epilepsy

Education & Awards

Dr. Spencer graduated from Washington University at St. Louis, Saint Louis. He has 14 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Brain Diseases
Complex Partial Epilepsy
Craniotomy
Epilepsy
Memory Disorders
Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2003 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009 - 2010, 2012 - 2013)
Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)
Connecticut
Neurological Surgeon
On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

Affiliations

Dr. Spencer has 11 hospital affiliations:

  • William W Backus Hospital 
  • Hospital Of St Raphael 

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. Dennis D Spencer MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 40 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. Dennis D. Spencer practice?
Dr. Dennis Spencer has 3 office locations.
Dr. Dennis Spencer practices Neurological Surgery near New Haven, CT.
Additional practice locations include: West Haven, CT.
See New Haven Surgeons.