Dr. Dan Spengler MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Dan Spengler is an orthopedic surgeon in Nashville, Tennessee and is affiliated with Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 48 years. Dr. Spengler accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 45 doctors at Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: General Orthopedic Surgery

Clinical Interests: Spinal Disorders, Low Back Pain, Operative Surgical Procedures, Orthopaedic Biomechanics, Research In Spinal Conditions

Hospital Affiliation

Vanderbilt Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #43 in Orthopedics

Education & Medical Training

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, General Surgery, 1967 - 1968

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1970 - 1973

Harborview Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1966 - 1967

University of Michigan Medical School
Class of 1966

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Cognitive-Behavioral--Based Physical Therapy to Improve Surgical Spine Outcomes: A Case Series.
Archer, K. R.,Motzny, N.,Abraham, C. M.,Yaffe, D.,Seebach, C. L.,Devin, C. J.,Spengler, D. M.,McGirt, M. J.,Aaronson, O. S.,Cheng, J. S.,Wegener, S. T.

Whole-body vibration: is there a causal relationship to specific imaging findings of the spine?
Bible, J. E.,Choemprayong, S.,O'Neill, K. R.,Devin, C. J.,Spengler, D. M.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net Oregon CommunityCare
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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