Dr. Adam K. Spector

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(4.8 out of 5 based on 276 Ratings)
Rockville, MD (Shady Grove Rd)

(4.7 out of 5 based on 63 Ratings)
15215 Shady Grove Rd Suite 307
Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 268-7450
Fax: (301) 949-8833

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Wheaton, MD

(4.7 out of 5 based on 61 Ratings)
2730 University Blvd. W. Suite 1000
Wheaton, MD 20902
Phone: (301) 949-3668
Fax: (301) 949-8833

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Adam K. Spector, DPM, FASPS is a native Washingtonian with a special interest in sports medicine. He has been in private practice since 1990, and is a founding partner in Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic.

Dr. Spector attended The George Washington University (on a swimming scholarship), the Temple School of Podiatric Medicine and then completed a surgical residency at Roseland Surgery Center and St. Michaels Medical Center in New Jersey. Dr. Spector is an accomplished athlete who has competed in triathlons, tennis tournaments and running races. He is a nationally ranked Masters swimmer, who earned All-American honors in 2005 and 2006.

Dr. Spector is a co-founder of the popular MCRRC Run Performance Lab that provides a multi-disciplinary evaluation of runners; he was invited to The White House to do the same. He has published articles on running injuries, bunion surgery, arthritis and biomechanics.

Dr. Spector is board certified by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery (ABPS) and is a fellow and founding member of the American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS). He is currently the chief of podiatric surgery at Holy Cross Hospital and is a director of a Joint Commission certified ambulatory surgical center. Dr. Spector was voted a top sports medicine physician in 2018 and a top podiatrist by his physician peers in 2012 and 2016 (Washingtonian Magazine).

Dr. Spector fills his office with the sounds of soul, blues and jazz from his extensive music collection.


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)

    (4.7 out of 5 based on 61 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
    Wed9:15am - 5:00pm
    Fri1:30pm - 4:30pm

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  2. Wheaton, MD

    (4.7 out of 5 based on 61 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 - 5:15am
    Tue9:15am - 5:15pm
    Thu2:00pm - 5:00pm
    Fri9:15am - 12:00pm

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  1. Great experience with Dr Spector. He was able to diagnose issue quickly and accurately with steps for recovery.

  2. Great experience every time. Dr Adam Spector and [Dr. Emmanuella] are just terrific. the ancillary staff is great.

  3. Excellent treatment and professional care.

  4. Excellent staff.

  5. Always professional and has a pleasant personality.

  6. Arrived and called right back and then taken care of quickly and Dr came in as testing orthodics. Great Service.

  7. Dr Spector has always been great.

  8. Dr. Spector is an excellent podiatrist, very caring, extremely knowledgeable, always friendly, and makes you feel at home. You could not have a better doctor!!!!

  9. Dr. Adam Spector was excellent. He was very thorough, engaged, and caring. Dr. Spector responded to all of my questions with fulsome answers even to explain the next steps.

  10. As a new patient, I had a very good experience.

  11. Everyone at the office was very accommodating, excellent customer service and Dr Spector is very knowledgeable and knows how to put his patients at ease for surgery prep Highly recommendable!

  12. Dr. Spector is wonderful; truly a superior doctor.

  13. Dr Spector is always attentive, friendly, and persistent in his care.

  14. Great 1st experience!

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

  16. Adam Spector is a very likable doctor.

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

  18. very attentive

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

  20. 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.