Dr. Carl Spivak

Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Hackettstown, NJ
27 years experience male

Locations

Executive Spine Surgery

Hackettstown, NJ

Address

657 Willow Grove St, Suite 402, Hackettstown, NJ
Directions

Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

Carl Spivak, MD, has joined Hackettstown Regional Medical Center. He is a neurosurgeon who specializes in the treatment of degenerative diseases of the spine. He is one of the few neurosurgeons in New Jersey with dual expertise in both minimally invasive spine surgery and interventional pain management. This affords him a unique perspective in determining the optimal treatment for each individual patient’s needs, while using the most cutting-edge technologies. Dr. Spivak did specialized fellowship training in complex spine and peripheral nerve surgery at Stanford University and minimally invasive spine surgery and interventional pain management at Semmes-Murphey Spine and Neurological Institute. Dr. Spivak has surgical and interventional expertise in treating a diverse array of diseases of the spine and nerves, including congenital, traumatic and degenerative spine disease, peripheral nerve disease and pain syndromes, using the most innovative, least invasive approac

Specialties
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Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Neurosurgery

Doctor Q&A

636 Answers
13 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
I : I would recommend seeing a neurologist and spine surgeon. They will probably need MRI of your cervical spine and emg/ncs to help determine the cause. ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
People : People often feel sore and experience more aches and pain when they start exercising, especially if they are out of shape. You likely have arthritis ... Read More
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Dr. Carl Spivak
27 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Anterior : Anterior thigh burning may be caused by pinched nerve in the back, problem in your nerve plexus, sick nerve (neuropathy), hip problem, shingles, etc. ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Thank you notes
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. Dr. Spivak practices a patient centered style of spine care. He is thoughtful and detail oriented. It has been a pleasure working with him.
Nov 27, 2012
I endorse this doctor. His contributions on Avvo are very thoughtful.
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Spivak is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I have the same problem. Diagnosed about 2 months ago. How long before I can get normal again? What extra care is to be taken to avoid furth
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Thanks for your quick reply! I'll take your advice ,I wish there was something that could help the pain until able to see a dr,
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This was very helpful. Thanks! This is a good answer. I am a similar person with the degenerate disease at a younger age.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine
Graduated 1998MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Winnipeg
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

Royal University Hospital

Awards

Academic Excellence, HP Award

Affiliations

American Association of Neurological Surgeons
North American Spine Society
American Medical Association
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