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 46 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 Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 40 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

MI State Medical License
Active through 2017

TN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare, Marquis Whos Who

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
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Humana/ChoiceCare+ Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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