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19 Ratings with 7 Comments

5.0 Rating

October 13th, 2016

Easy colonoscopy

I was very well cared for in a respectful manner.

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February 1st, 2016

Dr. Spinka was great. Even his waiting room was welcoming.

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1.0 Rating

October 19th, 2015

Poor Ethical Choices

I had an emergency surgery with this doctor at Mercy hospital in Redding, CA. I had an ERCP. The male nurse that was supposed to be helping him told me that Dr. Spinka allowed him to do the surgeries. I was in crisis and my liver and pancreas levels were out of control. I had no option to ask for another nurse or doctor in my condition or I would have. The nurse was on drugs or an ex-drug user, his actions were very sporadic and rough too the point that I asked him to please be more careful in his movement and gentle during the surgery. Right after the surgery I had this horrible pain like a broke left rib. Two years later it is getting worse and I know that it has something to do with Dr. Spinka letting the nurse do the surgery. Dangerous doctor please don't risk your life with him.

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March 6th, 2015

Horrible receptionist!

I have been refered to Dr. Spinka, but his receptionist has been rude and keeps telling me there are 5 other gastroenterologists in Redding..Why don't I call one of them up to get in sooner than a month! When I said I have issues (IBS) now, and my GP is sending me to Dr. Spinka..she said go to the ER then! Not sure I want to see this Doctor if the receptionist is this NASTY!

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5.0 Rating

May 26th, 2012

Actually took me earlier than my appointment.

Very good experience for having a colonoscopy. Doctor and Staff were excellent.

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5.0 Rating

June 20th, 2011

Good Guy

I am 59 and have never been sick. That has now changed and Dr. Spinka and his staff have been nice to work with. If I call, Dr. Spinka returns my call that day to answer whatever concerns I have. I have never navigated through this world of insurance, billing, deductibles and the staff and doctor have been patient and helpful.

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3.7 Rating

June 5th, 2011

Dr. seemed good when he finally showed up.

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March 26th, 2017

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August 20th, 2016

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June 10th, 2016

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May 30th, 2016

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October 26th, 2015

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