Dr. Philip Augustus Deffer MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Philip Deffer is an orthopedic surgeon in Spencer, Iowa. He received his medical degree from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and has been in practice for 28 years. Dr. Deffer accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Hand Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1989–1993

Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Fellowship, Hand Surgery, 1993–1994

Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Internship, Transitional Year, 1986–1987

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine
Class of 1986

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 18 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 17 years in Hand Surgery

IA State Medical License
Active through 2015

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Wellmark Alliance Select

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