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Dennis Spencer, MD

Dennis Spencer, MD

Neurosurgery New Haven, CT

Professor of Neurological Surgery, Yale University

Office Address

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  • 800 Howard Ave
    Yale Physicians' Building, Lower Level
    New Haven, CT 06519
    Phone: (203) 785-4891
    Fax: (203) 785-2043

Dr. Spencer's Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Neurosurgery: General Neurosurgery

Dr. Spencer's Education & Medical Training

  • Yale-New Haven HospitalYale-New Haven HospitalResidency, Neurological Surgery
  • Washington University/Barnes-Jewish HospitalWashington University/Barnes-Jewish HospitalResidency, General Surgery
  • Washington Univ Sch of MedWashington University School of Medicine in St. LouisMedical School

Dr. Spencer's Certifications & Licensure

  • CT State Medical LicenseCT State Medical License1975 - 2015
  • American Board of Neurological SurgeryNeurological Surgery

Dr. Spencer's Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow (FACS)American College of Surgeons
  • Fellow (FAANS)American Association of Neurological Surgeons
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Dr. Spencer's Publications & Presentations

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Grant Support

  • Origin Of Extracellular Glutamate In Human Temporal Lobe EpilepsyNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    2006 - 2009
  • General Clinical Research CenterNational Center For Research Resources
    2003 - 2003
  • Structure/Function Of Subcortical White Matter NeuronsNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1999 - 2000
  • Core--Patient Definition, 13C Studies, Postoperative Tissue CharacterizationNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1999 - 2002
  • Energy And Metabolism In Temporal Lobe EpilepsyNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1999 - 2003
  • CoreNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1997 - 1997
  • Microdialysis Of Human Epileptic BrainNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1997 - 2001
  • Transplantation Of Fetal Substantia Nigra Into Caudate Nucleus And PutamenNational Center For Research Resources
    1996 - 1997
  • M R Techniques And Epilepsy Research WorkshopNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1994 - 1994
  • Epileptogenic Tissue Basic Analysis And ModelingNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1994 - 1997
  • Human Epileptogenic Tissue Basic Analysis And ModelingNational Institute Of Neurological Disorders And Stroke
    1993 - 1993

Dr. Spencer's Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California CaliforniaCare HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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