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About Dr. Dennis D Spencer

Dr. Dennis D Spencer, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New Haven, CT, with another office in New Haven, CT. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Neurological Surgery. Dr. Spencer is affiliated with Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Spencer has received 6 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

17 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Dennis D Spencer is Excellent. Dr. Dennis D Spencer has been rated by 17 patients. From those 17 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Dennis D Spencer is 5.0 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Yale School Of Medicine

800 Howard Ave
New Haven, CT 06519
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Yale University School of Medicine

333 Cedar St
New Haven, CT 06510
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Specialties

Dr. Dennis D Spencer has the following 1 specialty

  • Neurological Surgery

    A neurological surgeon is a physician who surgically treats disorders of the nervous system, which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.
    In addition to treating trauma of the head and spine, these doctors also treat disorders like epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    Neurological surgeons can perform surgical procedures on the brain, such as stereotactic surgery, microsurgery, endoscopic surgery, stereotactic radiosurgery, and endovascular image guided methods.

  • Expertise

    16 Expertise

  • Brain Surgery
  • Glial Cancer (Glioma)
  • Parkinson Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Complex Partial Epilepsy
  • Brain Disorder
  • Craniotomy
  • Laminectomy
  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Arteriovenous Malformation (Intracranial Arteriovenous Malformations)
  • Gliosis
  • Stroke
  • Glioblastoma
  • Cancer
  • Epilepsy
  • Brain Tumor

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Reviews

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Dr. Spencer changed my life. He is truly a brilliant & caring surgeon.

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Chaplain Marianne C. Sailus

Dr. Spencer is not only an excellent neurosurgeon, but a very caring person. He immediately puts the patient and family at ease, and is very thorough in explaining all options and procedures. I highly recommend him.

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An Incredible Surgeon

Dr. Dennis Spencer is a rare human being and an awe-inspiring, surgeon. He inspires confidence amongst his peers and his patients. I feel privileged to have been under his care. God Bless Dr. Spencer .

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Dr. Spencer is an amazing person.

He makes you feel as if he really cares about you. Dr. Spencer is an expert in his field and he has THE BEST bedside manner I have ever experienced.

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Five Stars

Dr. Spencer is a genius with the most wonderful bedside manner. He is a gift to the medical profession and to those of us who have epilepsy. I holdest him in the highest possible regard. He gave me my life back.

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  • Awards

    6 Awards

  • America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2014, 2010, 2008, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2013, 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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2009)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2009, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2010, 2012)

    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 (2012, 2014, 2013)

    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.

  • Top 10 Doctor - State (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Spencer is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • Washington University In St Louis School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • Yale University School Of Medicine

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Dennis D Spencer accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna CT AWH MC OA w/Pediatric Dental
    • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem CT HMO BlueCare
    • Anthem CT Pathway X Enhanced Ind HMO
    • Anthem PPO Century Preferred CT
    • Anthem Pathway X Ind PPO Direct Access CT
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Connecticare
    • Connecticare Flex Connecticut
    • Connecticare Passage
  • HIP of NY
    • Emblem HIP Select PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Healthy Connecticut
    • HealthyCT
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Oxford Health
    • Oxford Freedom
    • Oxford Liberty
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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