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Qualifications and Experience
Dr. Spear is a skilled and qualified internist serving the community of Carmel, IN. Dr. Spear attended Indiana University, where he received his medical degree, and completed his residency in internal medicine at St. Vincent Hospital. He is a part of IU Health North. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Spear is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient's situation and adapts his consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns. He is committed to helping his patients enjoy a healthier lifestyle. He works with each one to discuss ways they can make better choices for their health.
Verified Patient Reviews
The first time I saw him I was not sure I felt comfortable with his bedside manner and considered finding a different doctor. However, due to not having been to a doctor in a few years, I had several concerns which he rightfully was hesitant to immediate treat without further diagnostic information. Once I was able to obtain that, he was very warm and willing to discuss with me the details of my treatment and worked with me and my concerns and preferences.
Met expectations and great bedside manner. Is now my primary physician
I chose Dr. Spear because of his emphasis on prevention and nutrition. We share the same philosophy. I liked him a great deal and I know he'll be thrilled if I don't have to see him again for a year! Very positive experience!
Professional staff, clean location, positive atmosphere
He was very professional since it was my first visit with him. All during the appointment, he was a good listener but handling me with the focus that a doctor should do. Time is limited and so important and he wastes none. Highly recommended as your primary physician..
Outstanding. Answered all of my questions. He knows how to listen. I appreciate this trait in a physician. He is articulate in discussing options.
Office is located at the corner of 146th and Hazeldel. I mention this because the address is new, and shows it on a map several blocks up the road no where near the office. Office staff was kind and prompt. Doc was great, and felt very comfortable.
I appreciated his listening to how I was feeling and not just statistics or what the average normal person should be feeling.
Dr Spear is thorough, caring, and makes you feel like you're the only one he's seeing. I feel he is competent and doesn't just tell me what he thinks I want to hear. He takes time to get to know a person.
Awesome. He is caring and always listen.
It served its purpose.
Dr. Spear listened to what I had to say. This was my first visit and I liked him.
Has horrible bedside manner
Doesn't listen to your problems and very short with the visit didn't spend a lot of time for a new patient bed side manner was awful would not recommend him he told me he only had 30 mins to spend with me so what could he do for me
Really good interaction. He was personable, careful, efficient
Great first visit with Dr Spear. He took time to listen to my concerns and implemented a plan to get to the bottom of what is going on with my body. Personally called me back within hours of my appointment with blood test results and next steps.
Dr Spear listened and ask pertinent questions about my health. He takes a long hard look at the overall picture before jumping to a conclusion.
I am a new patient of Dr. Spear and IU Health. My first visit was a good one. I found the Doctor easy to talk to and felt comfortable with him.
Dr. Spear was very friendly and polite. Seemed to be intelligent and the appointment went very well.