Dr. Sarah Jane Spence MD Neurologist

Dr. Sarah Spence is a neurologist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. She received her medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Spence accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 82 doctors at Boston Children's Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: Child Neurology

Clinical Interests: Autistic Disorder, Developmental Disabilities, Pervasive Child Development Disorders

Hospital Affiliation

Boston Children's Hospital

Education & Medical Training

UCLA Medical Center
Residency, Pediatrics, 1995 - 1997

UCLA Medical Center
Fellowship, Child Neurology, 1997 - 2000

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1995

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 12 years in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Compared to what? Early brain overgrowth in autism and the perils of population norms.
Raznahan, A.,Wallace, G. L.,Antezana, L.,Greenstein, D.,Lenroot, R.,Thurm, A.,Gozzi, M.,Spence, S.,Martin, A.,Swedo, S. E.,Giedd, J. N.

Common neurological co-morbidities in autism spectrum disorders.
Maski, K.P., Jeste, S.S., Spence, S.J.

Recent advances in autism spectrum disorders.
Spence, S.J., Tasker, R.C., Pomeroy, S.L.

See all 18 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Kansas City Preferred-Care Blue PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Lifewise Health Plan of Oregon
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Pacificare HMO
  • PacificSource Preferred PSN
  • Providence Health System Preferred PPO
  • Regence Oregon - Preferred Provider Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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