Dr. Curtis W Spencer, MD



Orthopedic Surgery     -  California,  Long Beach

 Overview

Dr. Curtis W Spencer, MD works in Long Beach, California is a specialist in Orthopedic Surgery and graduated Evanston Hospital in 1978. Dr. Spencer is affiliated with Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Miller Children's Hospital and practicing for 43 years

 Experience and Qualifications

 Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

 Conditions

  • Acute Urinary Retention
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Arm Fracture (incl. Elbow and Shoulder)
  • Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia (AIHA)
  • Barium Enema
  • Biceps Tendinitis
  • Blepharophimosis - Ptosis - Epicanthus Inversus Syndrome
  • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Graft vs Host Disease
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Complex Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Instrumentation Procedure
  • Corneal Tattooing
  • Diagnostic Evaluation
  • Dog Allergy
  • Dry Skin
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • Erythema
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Chocolate
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Food Additives
  • Food Additive Adverse Reaction - Sulphite
  • Food Additive Allergy
  • Food Additive Allergy - Amaranth
  • Food Additive Allergy - Annatto
  • Food Allergy - Carp
  • Gastric Lymphoma
  • Generalized Pustular Psoriasis
  • Glaucoma - Sleep Apnea
  • Helminthosporium Fungus Allergy
  • Hemofiltration
  • Herniated Disc Procedure
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Hypertensive Retinopathy
  • Hypothermia
  • Infertility Surgery
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
  • Joint X-Ray
  • Lumbar Epidural Nerve Block
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Management of Mechanical Ventilator
  • Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome
  • Microlaryngoscopy
  • Multiple Sclerosis Therapy
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Neurological Injuries
  • Ovarian Insufficiency Due to FSH Resistance
  • Oxycontin Addiction
  • Pancreatic Insufficiency
  • Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
  • Pediatric Thoracic Disorders
  • Pediatric Voiding
  • Pelvic Support Problems
  • Pneumatic Dilations (PD)
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retrobulbar Neuropathy
  • Rheumatic Diseases
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sinus Node Disease
  • Sinus Polyp
  • Skin Aging
  • Sperm Retrieval (Via Electroejaculation)
  • Stress Test
  • Syndactyly
  • The treatment of complicated hypertension
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Wart Removal

 Procedures

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Spinal Cord Repair
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Hip Resurfacing
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation, Spinal
  • Non-Spinal Nerve Blocks
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

 Board Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

 Years Since Graduation

  • 43

 State License

  • California

 Spoken Languages

  • Spanish

 Background Check

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 Education & Training

Residency Hospitals


Evanston Hospital

Evanston, IL, USA

Year completed: 1978

Internship Hospital


Northwestern Meml Hospital

Chicago, IL, USA

Year completed: 1977

Medical School


Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine

Chicago, IL, United States

Graduated: 1975

Fellowship Hospital


Precept Dr Wiltse

Long Beach, CA, USA

Year completed: 1980

 Awards

1   AAOS
2   North American Spine Society
3   COA
4   NA Spine S

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 Office Locations


Primary location

 Memorial Orthopedic Sgcl Grp

2760 Atlantic Avenue
California (CA)
Long Beach,
90806

  (562) 424-6666
Office Volume:    100 patients per day
Free Standing Surgery Center?    No
Performs Procedures On Site?    Yes

Accepting New Patients

  • Yes
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 Map & Directions



Memorial Orthopedic Sgcl Grp, 2760 Atlantic Avenue, Long Beach, California (CA), 90806




 Insurances Accepted (check insurance plans)

  • Access Plus Savenet
  • Aetna
  • Aetna HMO
  • Basic Exclusive PPO for Small Business
  • Basic PPO
  • Blue & Gold HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Choice Plus POS
  • Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Covered California - Bronze PPO
  • Employer Group HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
  • Health Net
  • Health Net PPO
  • Heritage Signature
  • Individual and Family PPO
  • LocalPlus
  • Navigate HMO
  • Navigate POS
  • Open Access Plus
  • Options PPO
  • PacifiCare HMO
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WholeCare Network HMO

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 Affiliated Hospitals


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center photo


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center

2801 Atlantic Avenue California CA, Long Beach, 90806

Long Beach Memorial Medical Center is a hospital located in Long Beach, CA. Procedures/Diagnosis costs are above the state average in 2 of 15 procedures. Length of Stay is at the state average in 14 of 15 procedures.



Miller Children's Hospital photo


Miller Children's Hospital

2801 Atlantic Avenue California CA, Long Beach, 90806

Miller Children's Hospital is a hospital located in Long Beach, CA.




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