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Dr. Robert F Spetzler MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 39 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
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Dr. Robert Spetzler has 2 office locations.
St. Joseph's Hospital
Barrow Neurosurgical Assoc Ltd
2910 N 3rd Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013

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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(34)
Patient comments (16)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Robert Spetzler is Good. Dr. Spetzler has been reviewed by 34 patients who have provided 16 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.7
  • Currently 2.7391304347826 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.1
  • Currently 3.1071428571429 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.1
  • Currently 3.0714285714286 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.8
  • Currently 2.7857142857143 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.8
  • Currently 2.8214285714286 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.8
  • Currently 2.8461538461538 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Robert Spetzler, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 30 areas:
  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformations
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Cancer (Meningel Neoplasm)
  • Brain Disorder
  • Brain Ischemia
  • Brain Stem Cancer
  • CNS Tumor (Hemangioblastoma)
  • CNS Vascular Tumor (Central Nervous System Cavernous Hemangioma)
  • Central Nervous System Vascular Anomalies (Brain Vascular Malformation)
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cranial Nerve Cancer
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Gamma Knife Surgery (Stereotactic Radiosurgery)
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intracerebral Hemorrhage (Bleeding In The Brain)
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Nerve Compression Syndromes
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Education & Awards

Dr. Spetzler graduated from Northwestern University, Chicago. He has 10 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Arteriovenous Malformations
Brain Cancer (Brain Neoplasm)
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Craniotomy
Intracranial Aneurysm
Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations
Skull Base Cancer (Skull Base Neoplasm)
Vascular Surgical Procedures
Vascular Tumor (Cavernous Hemangioma)
Patients' Choice Award (2008)

Affiliations

Dr. Spetzler has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • St Joseph's Hospital 
  • Phoenix Children's Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

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

  • Mercy Care Plan - 2 plans
  • United Healthcare - 15 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona - 4 plans
  • United Health Group, Inc. - Americhoice - 1 plan
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Aetna - 6 plans

Languages

  • German


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Where does Dr. Robert F. Spetzler practice?
Dr. Robert Spetzler practices Neurological Surgery near Phoenix, AZ.
See Phoenix Surgeons.