Dr. Adam K. Spector

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(4.7 out of 5 based on 333 Ratings)
Rockville, MD (Shady Grove Rd)

(4.8 out of 5 based on 108 Ratings)
15215 Shady Grove Rd Suite 307
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 268-7450
Fax: (301) 949-8833

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Wheaton, MD

(4.8 out of 5 based on 107 Ratings)
2730 University Blvd. W. Suite 1000
Wheaton, MD 20902
Phone: (301) 949-3668
Fax: (301) 949-8833

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Dr. Spector is a co-founder of the popular Montgomery County Road Runner Club Stride Clinic that provides a multi-disciplinary evaluation of runners; he was invited to the White House to do the same.  Dr. Spector is currently the chief of podiatric surgery at Holy Cross Hospital, and is a director of the only in-office JCAHO-certified ambulatory surgery center in the DC/MD/VA area. He has served on a local podiatric residency training program. Dr. Spector was voted one of the top podiatrists by his physician peers (Washingtonian Magazine, 2012, 2016).

Dr. Spector is a native Washingtonian with a special interest in sports medicine. He attended George Washington University on a swimming scholarship and is presently a nationally ranked Masters swimmer.  He also has competed in triathlons, tennis tournaments and running races. He is an experienced and entertaining speaker who has published articles on topics ranging from running injuries to bunions to reconstructive surgery of diabetic foot.  Dr. Spector is bilingual in English and Spanish.


En español:

Adam K. Spector, DPM, FASPS nació y creció en Washington, DC y siempre ha mostrado un especial interés en la medicina deportiva. Practica medicina de manera particular desde 1990 y es uno de los fundadores originales de Foot and Ankle Associates.

Dr. Spector estudio en la Universidad de George Washington (mediante una beca de natación), en la escuela de medicina de Temple y luego asistió y completo una residencia sobre cirugía en el Centro quirúrgico de Roseland y Centro médico de St. Michaels en New Jersey. Dr. Spector es un atleta realizado y ha participado en triatlones, torneos de tenis y carreras a pie. Esta calificado a nivel nacional como Máster en natación y fue destacado con honores en los juegos All-American del 2005-2006.

Dr. Spector es cofundador del conocido MCRRC Run Performance Lab, que provee una evaluación a nivel completo a corredores; ha sido invitado a la Casa Blanca a hacer lo mismo. Ha publicado varios artículos sobre lesiones causadas al correr, cirugía para corregir juanetes, artritis y biomecánica.

Dr. Spector este certificado por el American Board of Podiatry Surgery (ABPS) y es compañero y miembro fundador de American Society of Podiatric Surgery (ASPS). Actualmente es Jefe de Cirugía Podiatra en el Hospital Holy Cross y es Director Médico de un centro ambulatorio quirúrgico certificado por el Joint Commision. Dr. Spector fue elegido como Medico del año en Medicina deportiva en el 2018 y como Medico Podiatra del año por sus colegas en el 2012 y 2016 (Washingtonian Magazine)

Dr. Spector llena su oficina con música que alimente el alma, salsa, blues y jazz de su extensa colección privada. 



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Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine, Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine, PA, 1989.

Completed a surgical residency at Roseland Surgery Center and St. Michael’s Medical Center in New Jersey.

Board Certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery (ABFAS) in foot and ankle surgery and is a Fellow and founding member of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons.

  1. Rockville, MD (Shady Grove Rd)

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 107 Ratings)
    15215 Shady Grove Rd Suite 307
    Rockville, MD 20850
    Phone: (240) 268-7450
    Fax: (301) 949-8833

    Dr. Adam K. Spector's hours at Rockville, MD (Shady Grove Rd):
    Mon9:00am - 12:00pm
    Wed9:00am - 5:00pm
    Fri1:30pm - 5:00pm

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  2. Wheaton, MD

    (4.8 out of 5 based on 107 Ratings)
    2730 University Blvd. W. Suite 1000
    Wheaton, MD 20902
    Phone: (301) 949-3668
    Fax: (301) 949-8833

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    Dr. Adam K. Spector's hours at Wheaton, MD:
    Mon1:30pm - 5:00pm
    Tue9:00am - 5:30pm
    Thu9:00am - 5:00pm
    Fri9:00am - 12:00pm

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  1. Dr. Spector was friendly, professional and seemed truly interested in correcting problem without an invasive procedure. Office staff was helpful, professional and friendly.

  2. Adam Spector is a very likable doctor.

  3. Thanks for taking the time to talk and listen. Dr. Spector was very knowledgeable, patient, reassuring and kind.

  4. very attentive

  5. Was a walk in referral and I was seen and treated quickly.

  6. I've only needed to see Dr.Spector a couple times. In each case he has exemplified the level of professionalism I prefer in medical professionals. The man exudes an air of positivity and confidence that makes visits painless and stress free. I know this sounds like one of those cheeseball fake reviews, but his footside manor really does put me at ease. I can't recommend him enough.

  7. Doctor Spector and his staff at the Rockville location are always friendly and very professional!

  8. I liked the blues being played on the sound system.

  9. Dr. Spector is the best - we recommend him to everyone. And the office / medical staff are great.

  10. I would recommend Dr. Spector. He seems like a happy and professional doctor. I felt like I was in good hands with him! He didn't act rushed and he treated me with respect and care!

  11. I appreciate the time going over each x-ray.

  12. The doctor was prompt in arriving at the examining room. He was friendly, but professional. He diagnosed my problem immediately, explained the issue, and discussed three ways to treat the problem. I followed his initial recommendation for treatment with a RX.

  13. Dr Spector is a gem! He is obviously knowledgeable, has a great personality, did the necessary and made it as easy as possible. He's my family's new podiatrist, and we're his new referral service!

  14. I was very pleased with the level of details provided by the doctor as related to my situation and the prompt actions to determine the underlying causes of the pain and treatment options . I was never left alone in the examining room for more than a few minutes without the doctor or one of his staff attending to me. Everything was handled very efficiently.

  15. I was very late because of transportation problems and they accommodated my lateness.

  16. Everyone was kind and helpful!

  17. Adam offered his kind, professional recommendations as he always has in the past several years.

  18. Excellent service.

  19. I love going to this office to have my feet checked the doctor is so good he always [asks] me how life is going I love the secretary Monica very thorough with everything she [helped] me get new shoes I love the nurse that came in and measured my feet three different ways they are very thorough and also very kind I would recommend them [...]

  20. I have been a Patient of Dr Spector for many years. He has always addressed my issues and is an [excellent] physician.