AboutDr. Curtis Spencer III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Long Beach, CA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Spencer is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA and Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA. He speaks English.
Dr. Curtis Spencer III has the following 3 specialties
- 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.
- Orthopedic Surgery
An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who specializes in diagnosis and surgical treatment of injuries and disorders involving the musculoskeletal system, such as hip replacements and arthroscopic knee surgery.
In addition to treating trauma to the musculoskeletal system, these doctors also deal with sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.
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Patients' Choice Award
(2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
Patients' Choice 5th Anniversary Award
- Back Injuries
- Head and Neck Disorder
- Hip Osteoarthritis
- Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
- Knee Osteoarthritis
- Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
Dr. Spencer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA
Miller Children's Hospital Long Beach, 2801 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, CA
Anaheim Memorial Medical Center
1111 W La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92801
Miller Children`s Hospital Long Beach
Pacific Hospital of Long Beach
2776 Pacific Ave
Long Beach, CA 90806
42 Years Experience
Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1975
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
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