Dr. Charles H Spencer MD Pediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Charles Spencer is a pediatric rheumatologist in Columbus, Ohio and is affiliated with Nationwide Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Spencer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 2 doctors at Nationwide Children's Hospital who specialize in Pediatric Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Rheumatologist: General Pediatric Rheumatology

Clinical Interests: Arthritis, juvenile arthritis diseases

Hospital Affiliation

Nationwide Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Southern California/LAC+USC Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1973 - 1977

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles
Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 1977 - 1979

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1973

Tulane University
Other Training, 1964 - 1968

Louisiana State University Medical School
Other Training, 1964 - 1968

Los Angeles County - University of Southern California
Internship, Straight Pediatrics, 1973 - 1974

LAC-USC Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1974 - 1976

LAC-USC Medical Center
Chief Residency, Pediatrics, 1976 - 1977

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Fellowship, Biotechnology , 1987 - 1989

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Best Doctors in America, 2009, 2010, 2011

Teacher of the Year, OSU Department of Pediatrics

Master Award, American College of Rheumatology

Best Pediatric Rheumatologists in America

American College of Rheumatology Clinical Scholar Educator, 2005

Top Doctors in Chicago Metro Area, 2001

Best Pediatric Rheumatologists in Illinois

Publications & Presentations

The musculoskeletal exam in Pediatric Rheumatology.

The clinical course of treated juvenile dermatomyositis.

Immune complexes in the sera of patients with juvenile dermatomyositis.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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