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Dr. Mark Spoonamore, MD

Spine Specialist, Orthopedic Surgeon

Los Angeles, CA

Overall rating
4.9
Recent reviews
Very efficient. I have been a PT of Dr. Spoonaware for a few yrs now, It never fails when his teamcomes to help. I am very thankful for all of you at the Spine Center. Thank you all
Very efficient. I have been a PT of Dr. Spoonaware for a few yrs now, It never fails when his team comes to help. I am very thankful for all ofyou at the Spine Center. Thank you all
NI · Less than 1 year ago
Albeit a surgical pre-op, Dr. Spoonamore is always smiling & cordial, as well as the reception & nursing staff. I highlyrecommend USC - Keck Spine for anyone w/ related back & spine problems.
Albeit a surgical pre-op, Dr. Spoonamore is always smiling & cordial, as well as the reception & nursing staff. I highly recommend USC - Keck Spine for anyone w/ related back& spine problems.
MW · Less than 1 year ago

About Dr. Mark Spoonamore

Dr. Spoonamore is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC and a spine surgeon at the USC Spine Center. He specializes in complex spine disorders, including spine tumors, spine trauma, and spinal deformity (scoliosis/kyphosis). As one of the leading authorities in spinal surgery, Dr. Spoonamore is an expert in minimally invasive spine surgery and complex revision spine surgery. Dr. Spoonamore has a significant interest in the management of deformities of the spine. He has conducted numerous scoliosis research projects and has received the prestigious Russell Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Science Presentation from the Scoliosis Research Society. His other research interests include spinal cord injuries, bone biology and disc replacement surgery. Highly regarded for his experience treating professional and high-performance athletes, Dr. Spoonamore is also a member of the North American Spine Society, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and a reviewer for the prestigious journal Spine. He received his medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and completed his fellowship training in spinal surgery at USC.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Spine Specialist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Norris Cancer Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Illinois, Chicago, Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Internship in Surgery
  • University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Residency in Surgery
  • University of Southern California, Fellowship in Spine Surgery

Professional memberships

  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Russell Hibbs Award for Best Clinical Science Presentation from the Scoliosis Research Society.
  • Los Angeles Magazine: Super Doctor, 2016-2018
  • Pasadena Magazine: Top Doctor, 2016

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1982758678

Dr. Mark Spoonamore's office location

Keck Medicine of USC - Orthopaedic Surgery

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1450 San Pablo St, Ste 5400

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Very long wait time but Dr. Spoonamore was pleasant.
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Very efficient. I have been a PT of Dr. Spoonaware for a few yrs now, It never fails when his team comes to help. I am very thankful for all of you at the Spine Center. Thank you all
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Very helpful. My questions were all satisfactorly answered.
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Albeit a surgical pre-op, Dr. Spoonamore is always smiling & cordial, as well as the reception & nursing staff. I highly recommend USC - Keck Spine for anyone w/ related back & spine problems.
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Dr. Mark Spoonamore is the best! Staff friendly & accurate.
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