Charles Spencer, MD

Charles Spencer, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology Columbus, OH

Section Head-Nationwide Childrens Hospital Section of Rhuematology

Office Address

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  • 555 S 18th St
    Columbus, OH 43205
    Phone: (614) 722-5525
    Fax: (614) 722-3194

Dr. Spencer's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Pediatric Rheumatology: General Pediatric Rheumatology
  • Clinical Interests: Arthritis; juvenile arthritis diseases

Dr. Spencer's Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Instructor in PediatricsLos Angeles County General Hospital
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Associate Attending PhysicianLouisiana State University Medical Center
    New Orleans, LA
  • Professor of Clinical PediatricsNationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologyNationwide Children’s Hospital
  • Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Chicago Medical Center
    Chicago, IL
    Assistant Professor of Pediatrics 1989 - 1996, Associate Professor of Clinical 1996 - 2002
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologyHope Children’s Hospital
    Oaklawn, IL
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologyCarle Clinic
    Urbana, IL
    Attending Staff in Pediatric Rheumatology 1990 - 1996
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologyShriner’s Children’s Hospital
    Chicago, IL
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologyRockford Clinic
    Rockford, IL
  • Inpatient attending for burn rehabilitationLa Rabida Children's Hospital
    Chicago, IL
    Attending Staff in Rheumatology 1989 - 2007
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologyLutheran General Hospital
    Park Ridge, IL
  • Attending Staff in Pediatric RheumatologUniversity of Chicago Children's Hospital
    Chicago, IL
  • Consulting StaffChildren's Hospital National Medical Center
    Washington, DC
  • Clinical AttendingPediatric Rheumatology Clinic Walter Reed Army
    Washington, DC
  • Clinical Associate Professor of PediatricsUniversity of Health Service
    Bethesda, MD

Dr. Spencer's Education & Medical Training

  • National Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentNational Institute of Child Health and Human DevelopmentFellowship, Biotechnology
  • Children's Hospital of Los AngelesChildren's Hospital of Los AngelesFellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology
  • LAC-USC Medical CenterLAC-USC Medical CenterChief Residency, Pediatrics
  • University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterUniversity of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics
  • LAC-USC Medical CenterLAC-USC Medical CenterResidency, Pediatrics
  • Los Angeles County - University of Southern CaliforniaLos Angeles County - University of Southern CaliforniaInternship, Straight Pediatrics
  • LA State Univ Sch of Med, NOLouisiana State University School of Medicine in New OrleansMedical School
  • Tulane UniversityTulane UniversityOther Training, BS
  • Louisiana State University Medical SchoolLouisiana State University Medical SchoolOther Training, MD

Dr. Spencer's Certifications & Licensure

  • OH State Medical LicenseOH State Medical License2007 - 2016
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatrics, 1979
  • American Board of PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsPediatric Rheumatology, 1994

Dr. Spencer's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • 2009, 2010, 2011Best Doctors in America2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
  • OSU Department of PediatricsTeacher of the YearOSU Department of Pediatrics, 2012
  • American College of RheumatologyMaster AwardAmerican College of Rheumatology, 2011
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Dr. Spencer's Publications & Presentations

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Journal Articles

  • Review for the Generalist: the antinuclear antibody test in children – when to use it and what to do with a positive titer.Malleson PN, MacKinnon Murray J, Sailer-Hoeck Michaela, Spencer, Charles H, PROJ 2010; 8:27
  • Are patient surveys valuable as a service-improvement Tool in health services.Patwardhan A, Spencer CH, An overview Journal of Healthcare Leadership 2012:4 1-14
  • Bone and Joint Infections.Spencer, C, Cur Opin Rheum, 10: 494-497
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Books/Book Chapters

  • Chronic Disorders in Adolescence.Chapter: Chronic arthritis disease in adolescence
    Spencer, C., Bernstein, B
    Editors: Smith, M.PSG Publishing, Boston
  • Current Therapy.Chapter: Juvenile rheumatoid arthritisPage 907 - 911
    Spencer and C
    Editors: Rachel, RE.W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia
    Edition 9,
  • The School Experience of Children with Arthritis: Coping at School in the 1990's and transition into adulthood.Page 1258 - 1297
    Spencer, C., Fife, R., Rabinovich, E
    Editors: .Ped Clin N America
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  • Muscle involvement in Localized Scleroderma of Childhood.Spencer, C., Isaacs, H., Kornreich, H., Bernstein, B., Singsen, B., Neustein, H., and Hanson, V, Clinical Research 185B
  • Three courses of juvenile dermatomyositis.Spencer, C., Kornreich, H., Bernstein, B., King, K., Singsen, B., and Hanson, and V, Arthritis Rheum. 22 6:661
  • Circulating immune complexes in juvenile dermatomyositis.Spencer, C., Hanson, V., Singsen, B., Bernstein, B., Kornreich, H., and King, K, Arthritis Rheum. 23, 6:701
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  • The musculoskeletal exam in Pediatric Rheumatology.Park City Meeting V of Pediatric Rheumatology Keystone, CO
  • The clinical course of treated juvenile dermatomyositis.American Rheumatism Association National Meeting
  • Immune complexes in the sera of patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.American Rheumatism Association National Meeting
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Dr. Spencer's Professional Memberships

  • FellowAmerican Academy of Pediatrics - AAPFellow

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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