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Dr. Richard Spiro, MD

Neurosurgery*
2.5 (37)
Map Pin Small Buffalo, NY
Accepting new patients
26 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Richard Spiro, MD

Dr. Richard Spiro, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Buffalo, NY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 26 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine and is affiliated with ECMC Health Campus. Patients rated Dr. Spiro an average 2.5 star rating.

Dr. Spiro works at Practice in Buffalo, NY with other offices in Indiana, PA. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Spiro's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Erie County Medical Center
    462 Grider St, Buffalo, NY 14215 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 898-6300
  2. 2
    Irmc Cardiology Associates in Partnership Wtih Butler Health System
    1265 Wayne Ave Ste 206, Indiana, PA 15701 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (855) 365-7274
  3. 3
    Dent Neurologic Group Llp
    40 George Karl Blvd, Buffalo, NY 14221 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (716) 898-6300

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  • ECMC Health Campus

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    About Dr. Richard Spiro, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 26 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1790753622
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Internship
    • University of Pittsburgh
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • University of South Alabama Frederick P. Whiddon College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • The Johns Hopkins University
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Richard Spiro, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Spiro is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Spiro accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Spiro has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    37 patients have reviewed Dr. Spiro. The overall rating for this provider is 2.5. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Spiro.

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