Our Experts

David W. Spight, D.O.

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Specialties

Team

At Summit, each physician hand selects a team of medical and administrative professionals who work together to care for you, our patient. Read more about our team approach to care.

How Injections Work: David Spight, DO

Listen to one of our spine experts David Spight, DO discuss when an injection can be helpful and how different types of injections are used.

Another video resource from Dr. Spight: Degenerative Disc Disease [Video]

Dr. David Spight’s Approach to Care

“My greatest satisfaction in medicine is having the opportunity to educate patients about the relationship between structure and function, which allows them to gain the necessary knowledge to become active participants in their care.”

Educational Background & Fellowship

Dr. Spight completed his undergraduate studies at the National College of Chiropractic in Lombard, IL and went on to receive his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Lauderdale, FL. His residency took place at Detroit Medical Center’s Wayne State University in Detroit, MI, and he completed advanced fellowship training in Interventional Pain Management, Spine Technology and Rehabilitation in Fort Wayne, IN.

Medical School
Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine — Fort Lauderdale, FL

Undergraduate & Doctoral Studies
National College of Chiropractic — Lombard, IL

Residency
Wayne State University, Detroit Medical Center — Detroit, MI

Fellowship
Interventional Pain Management, Spine Technology and Rehabilitation — Fort Wayne, IN

  • Board Certified: American Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Subspecialty – Pain Medicine

  • American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians
  • North American Spine Society
  • Spine Interventional Society

Patient Education

Spine Animated Conditions and Treatments Library

Spine Injections Animated Library

Publications

  • Spinal Pain Generators. Indiana University School of Medicine, Family Practice Program, Fort Wayne, Indiana 2005
  • Cervical Spine Part I & Cervical Spine Part II. Wayne State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Detroit, Michigan 2003
  • Complete Thoracic Spinal Cord Injury After Cardiac Catheterization. Wayne State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Detroit, Michigan 2002
  • Brown Sequard Syndrome and Innovations in the Rehabilitation of Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury. Wayne State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Detroit, Michigan 2002
  • Rehabilitation of Transtibial Amputations. Wayne State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Detroit, Michigan 2002
  • Rehabilitation of Total Knee Arthroplasty. Wayne State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Detroit, Michigan 2002
  • Low Back Pain. Wayne State University Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Detroit, Michigan 2001

Patient Comment

Dr. Spight is amazing. He explained everything to me both before and during the procedure. He answered any questions I had. I would recommend both Dr. Spight,and the team at Summit Orthopedics to anyone looking for exceptional care. They are the very best.

Comment from patient satisfaction survey:

Dr. Spight is one of the most professional doctors that I’ve ever visited. He explains things extremely well and puts health conditions into words anyone can understand. I would highly recommend him to anyone with back pain. Again, he is very, very professional.

Survey Feedback

Great confidence in Dr. Spight.

Survey Feedback

Dr. Spight provided a great overview on my issue, it was probably the best I have ever received from a health care provider!  It was thorough and he provided visuals on his PC monitor and used props in the room to explain issues he was seeing from my MRI.

Survey Feedback

I have seen Dr. Spight in the past.  I returned to him due to his quality of care and thoroughness of care.  I would highly recommend him

comment from patient satisfaction survey

Dr. Spight is such a kind and gentle doctor and is always concerned about the pain in my neck, and how to treat it!

comment from patient satisfaction survey

I will never go anywhere else for the procedure I had done. I love Dr. Spight’s work.

Articles and Videos from David W. Spight, D.O.