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About Dr. Curtis W Spencer III

Dr. Curtis W Spencer III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Long Beach, CA. He has 43 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Spencer has received 3 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

18 Ratings with 3 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Curtis W Spencer III is Excellent. Dr. Curtis W Spencer III has been rated by 18 patients. From those 18 patients 3 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Curtis W Spencer III is 4.7 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Memorial Orthopedic Surgical Group

2760 Atlantic Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
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Specialties

Dr. Curtis W Spencer III has the following 3 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Expertise

    6 Expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Head and Neck Disorder
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Back Injuries

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Reviews

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3rd spine surgeon 5th spine surgery, praying that he is the last!!

He has been very upfront with me regarding treatment. Will give more feedback after surgery.

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from a grateful patient

Dr. Spencer and Karla are a rarity in this day and age of medicine. The practice is a well oiled machine in seeing patients yet, finds a way to address each persons needs with professionalism and compassion .

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Excellent Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Spencer is very conservative in his approach to diagnosing and recommending surgery as needed. He operated on my neck twice this past year to fix a problem from another surgeon. He is a wonderful surgeon who cares about his patient.

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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2016, 2012, 2008, 2010, 2015, 2011, 2014, 2009)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2015, 2010, 2009, 2014, 2012, 2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award

    Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award (2012)

    The Patients' Choice Award - 5 Year Honoree is a recognition granted only to those doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row. Only 1% of all doctors in the United States are bestowed this honor by their patients.

  • Education

    43 Years Experience

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Curtis W Spencer III accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna HMO Deductible Plan CA only
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • BC CA California Care Small Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Small Group
    • Blue Cross CA Advantage PPO Preferred DirectAccess Plus
    • Blue Cross CA California Care Large Group HMO
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Individual
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
    • Blue Cross CA Select HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Select PPO
    • Blue Cross CA Select Plus HMO
    • Blue Cross CA Vivity
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Access Plus HMO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze Full PPO 4500
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Platinum Access+ HMO 25
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA HMO Whole Care Network
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
    • Health Net EPO - PureCare One Small Business
    • Health Net PureCare HSP Individual and Family Plans
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
  • UHC West
    • UHC SignatureValue Flex2
    • UHC West SignatureValue HMO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Memorial Orthopedic Surgical Group, 2760 Atlantic Ave, Long Beach, CA
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