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Education & Training
University of Maryland, 1983
University of California, Davis School of Medicine, CA, 1983-1984
University of California, Davis School of Medicine, CA, 1984-1988
Hip replacement, Knee replacement, Ligament reconstruction, Meniscus injury, Shoulder replacement, Sports injuries, Tissue-sparing joint replacement surgery
Team Physician, UCSC; Assistant Team Physician, Cabrillo College, Associate Clinical Professor (Emeritus 2010), UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery; UC Davis Medical Center Diplomate, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, California Medical Association, Santa Cruz County Medical Society
Dr. Spiegel is married with three children. He enjoys cross country single-track mountain biking, hiking with family, history (especially PBS, Masterpiece Mystery), Yosemite (greatest place on earth!), and debating politics.
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Philosophy of Care
Many orthopaedic problems can be corrected or sufficently modified with exercises, diligent application of self-care, and wait / see. I often recommend non-surgical care first. I also want to keep people moving: Life is motion; motion is life. I am a "Sports Doctor" who does joint replacement (as I got older, so did my patients!).
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