Jacob A. Spencer, D.O.

Orthopedic Surgeon/Sports Medicine located in Rancho Mirage & La Quinta, CA serving patients in Palm Springs area

About Dr. Spencer

As a Southern California native, Dr. Spencer grew up enjoying the active outdoor lifestyle that many of us enjoy. His passion for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine was born from his experiences while surfing at the local beaches, playing ice hockey around San Diego, and snowboarding, hiking, and fishing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. While it was his injuries that introduced him to Orthopaedics, his passion and dedication for helping and treating others is what helped him excel in the field.

After residency, he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the renowned 3B Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia, PA, while continuing to publish research with experts in the field. Throughout fellowship, Dr. Spencer mastered numerous advanced surgical techniques while caring for elite level athletes ranging from high school to the professional level.  He also served as a Team Physician for West Chester University, where he worked along side fellow Physicians, Athletic Trainers and students while taking care of college athletes in football, baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, track and field, gymnastics, tennis, and rugby.  

Dr. Spencer believes in a patient-first approach, where your time and your concerns are as important as your outcome and return to pain-free activity.  Taking time to ensure you understand your diagnosis and how your body is affected by it is a top priority.  He combines your goals and expectations to create a personalized treatment plan, tailored to each patient.  Dr. Spencer is committed to utilizing the latest in non-surgical techniques to alleviate pain and prolong the life of your joints with Hyaluronic Acid, PRP, and Stem Cell injection therapies.  When necessary, he applies his expertise in Arthroscopic and Joint Replacement surgery to repair, reconstruct, and or replace torn tendons, damaged ligaments, and worn cartilage.  Dr. Spencer takes pride in providing you excellent care and getting you back in the game.

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As a Southern California native, Dr. Spencer grew up enjoying the active outdoor lifestyle that many of us enjoy. His passion for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine was born from his experiences while surfing at the local beaches, playing ice hockey around San Diego, and snowboarding, hiking, and fishing in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. While it was his injuries that introduced him to Orthopaedics, his passion and dedication for helping and treating others is what helped him excel in the field.

After residency, he completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at the renowned 3B Orthopaedic Institute in Philadelphia, PA, while continuing to publish research with experts in the field. Throughout fellowship, Dr. Spencer mastered numerous advanced surgical techniques while caring for elite level athletes ranging from high school to the professional level.  He also served as a Team Physician for West Chester University, where he worked along side fellow Physicians, Athletic Trainers and students while taking care of college athletes in football, baseball, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, track and field, gymnastics, tennis, and rugby.  

Dr. Spencer believes in a patient-first approach, where your time and your concerns are as important as your outcome and return to pain-free activity.  Taking time to ensure you understand your diagnosis and how your body is affected by it is a top priority.  He combines your goals and expectations to create a personalized treatment plan, tailored to each patient.  Dr. Spencer is committed to utilizing the latest in non-surgical techniques to alleviate pain and prolong the life of your joints with Hyaluronic Acid, PRP, and Stem Cell injection therapies.  When necessary, he applies his expertise in Arthroscopic and Joint Replacement surgery to repair, reconstruct, and or replace torn tendons, damaged ligaments, and worn cartilage.  Dr. Spencer takes pride in providing you excellent care and getting you back in the game.


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Major Insurance Providers Accepted

At STAR Ortho, we accept most major insurance plans. Here is a list of some of the plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.

Aetna
Blue Cross
Blue Shield
Cigna
Humana
Medicare
UnitedHealthcare
Workers Compensation