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Dr. Gregory R Spears has 3 locations
601 SW Regional Airport Blvd
Bentonville, AR 72712
1700 Prairie City Rd
Folsom, CA 95630
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Dr. Gregory R Spears has the following 1 specialty
- Family Medicine
A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.ttcqeayetrwczwezdueawsrsbdyr
Dr. Gregory R Spears has the following 6 expertise
- Family Planning
- Weight Loss
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Sugar & Flour Cause Everything?
Self-verified patient of Dr. Gregory R Spears - Posted on September 13th, 2018
I saw Dr Spears twice in a 7 day time. Once for myself and once for my teen aged son as we were attempting to establish care with a family doctor in Bentonville. I was not seeking a refill or any change in medications. This visit was entirely a meet & greet. I have successfully taken a daily maintenance medication for 3 years to prevent migraine which I have had since childhood. I was advised that eliminating white flour and sugar from my diet would likely eliminate migraine and/or allow me to indulge in known migraine triggers like chocolate and red wine again which are not goals of mine. I was not asked about elimination diets or my history of migraine treatment. His stated goal was to get me off of the managemnet med I had no complaints about for no clear reason. I disregarded that as he had a nice conversational manner and scheduled an appointment for my son where things went from not great to terrible. My son has had ADHD his entire life and manages better on meds than off. He was requesting to go back on meds as he had tried being off of them with little success and many struggles. We were again told that eliminating white flour and sugar and firming up his sleep schedule (which is quite set with school in place and which we had discussed) would eliminate his need for ADHD meds. We were also told that we need to be his "parents not his friends" which is generally advice I would agree with, it just isn't something I'm guilty of *in the least* and this doctor was incredibly out of line making that a causation of my son's situation based on a 5 minute chat. This is a "well meaning" man who is probably compitent to treat your sinus infection or flu but I would not recommend him for comprehensive care if you require maintenance meds and a lack of condescension. I feel like his model of care would fit in better at a chiropractic or alternative health center where I would not have accidentally come across him. I have Walmart insurance and was charged $218 for my visit and $140 for my son's which are both outrageous compared with the charges I am generally facing for co-insurance at doctor visits. Yesterday at Dermatology for example, it was $40. My last PCP visit was $51 at I St. Mercy. My star in this review is for the woman at the front desk who checks you in and out. I am sad to say I didn't get her name. She is friendly & competent and a joy to interact with.
Self-verified patient of Dr. Gregory R Spears - Posted on July 18th, 2016
Self-verified patient of Dr. Gregory R Spears - Posted on May 8th, 2015
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Patients' Choice Award (2017, 2018)
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Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
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.
13 Years Experience
Western University Of Health Sciences
Graduated in 2005
Dr. Gregory R Spears Accepts the Following Insurance
BCBS Blue Card
- BCBS Blue Card PPO
- CIGNA HMO
- CIGNA Open Access Plus
- CIGNA PPO
- First Health PPO
- Humana Choice POS
- Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
- Multiplan PPO
- PHCS PPO
- UHC Choice Plus POS
- UHC Navigate HMO
- UHC Navigate POS
- UHC Options PPO
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