Drew A. Spencer, MD

Drew A. Spencer, MD

4.8 
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Primary Specialty

Neurological Surgery

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Practice Focus Areas

Education

Medical Education:
MD, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine - 2010
Residency:
McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University - 2017

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery - Neurological Surgery (Certified)

Faculty Profile

Health System Clinician, Feinberg School of Medicine

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Practice Groups and Affiliations

Medical Group:
Northwestern Medical Group
Alignment Category:
Northwestern Medicine Physician Network
On Medical Staff At:
Central DuPage Hospital
Delnor Hospital
Huntley Hospital
McHenry Hospital
Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Palos Hospital
Woodstock Hospital

Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

4.8
4.8 

44 Ratings

Reviews from Patients

27 Reviews

Reviews from Patients

27 Reviews

March 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. true Spencer took care of me he not only listened for me to tell him where I was experiencing most of my pain it’s almost like he could read the pain within me and I really really appreciate that and that he understood exactly what I was talking about.

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March 19, 2022

3.0

I’ve just met him once we’ll see what happens after I get my MRI

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March 15, 2022

4.0

I didn't not only tell him about the shoulder pain, I demonstrated the limitations on my range of motion. I feel that the x-rays ordered should have included the shoulder as well. I do appreciate the referrals for physical therapy and acupuncture he recommended along with the medicines prescribed.

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March 10, 2022

5.0

He is a very informative doctor will make sure that you understand everything before you leave

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March 10, 2022

5.0

I was very happy with the care I received, and the plan for future treatment.

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March 08, 2022

5.0

The doctor listened to me and was very detailed.The doctor took the time to answer any questions and I did not feel rushed at all.

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March 07, 2022

5.0

First meeting was ok.

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March 03, 2022

5.0

He seemed to be concerned about my pain and to want to get down to the bottom of my pain. Thorough and patient. Good feeling when he walks in the office. Didnt feel like I was in an assembly line.

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March 01, 2022

5.0

Compassionate, skilled surgeon who takes time to understand symptoms and explain treatment options from conservative to aggressive approaches.

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February 26, 2022

5.0

Diligent with care. Excellent skills. Takes time to listen to symptoms and develop a strategic plan.

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February 24, 2022

5.0

He was very considerate in listening to me and very knowledgeable

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February 22, 2022

5.0

Doctor Spencer is a talented, nice, doctor who actually listens and cares for his patients.

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February 15, 2022

5.0

He listened to my concerns and seemed to really care about my health.

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February 12, 2022

5.0

Very thorough in explaining what the course of action will be and took his time with me . Not in a hurry

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February 08, 2022

5.0

Professional, knowledgeable, honest, thoughtfully put together assesment and plan. Appreciate his care

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February 07, 2022

5.0

Genuinely concerned about my case. Listens to patient about concerns. Specific to me: reviewed records prior to meeting with me, thus having an understanding of what I have been through.

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February 03, 2022

5.0

Dr. Spencer cares for his patients a lot and listens attentively to their concerns.

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February 01, 2022

5.0

Dr. Spencer takes his time to explain situation and process of the surgery. He designs a thorough after care for recovery.

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January 26, 2022

5.0

Dr. Spencer is wonderful, he listens, he cares and does everything he can to help.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

Great bed size manners and very knowledgeable in his field.

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January 18, 2022

5.0

I felt Dr Spencer was caring, very knowledgeable and listened to each of my concerns. He also asked multiple times if I had any questions or needed anything from him. Requested more screening for other health issues that I’m having as well. (Headaches and neck pain)

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January 11, 2022

5.0

Great service

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January 10, 2022

5.0

Dr. Spencer is fantastic.

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January 08, 2022

5.0

The entire staff was helpful and friendly

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December 21, 2021

4.0

He took the time to listen to my concerns

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December 21, 2021

5.0

Dr. Spencer is very kind, compassionate and listens attentively to his patients. His staff/ team are all friendly too.

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December 20, 2021

5.0

Dr. Spencer is very professional and caring and he listened and answered all my questions.

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Disclosures

Drew A. Spencer, MD reported no external professional relationships for calendar year 2021.

External Professional Relationships

Pharmaceutical, device, and biotechnology companies frequently collaborate with basic scientists and physicians within an academic medical center to help advance science and improve patient care. These relationships are important in achieving scientific breakthroughs and in establishing the effectiveness and safety of promising new therapies. In order to assure objectivity in clinical research and patient care, the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine (Feinberg), Northwestern Memorial HealthCare, Children's Hospital of Chicago Medical Center, and the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have adopted integrity policies that require research and clinical faculty (in full-time, part-time, and unpaid/voluntary categories) to report compensated and uncompensated external industry relationships. Patients are encouraged to discuss these disclosures with their physician as well as to inquire as to how these relationships are overseen by Feinberg. To learn more about our Disclosure and Professional Integrity Policy, and the conflict of interest policies of our joint affiliate survey partners, please go to our Office for Regulatory Affairs Policies page.