|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 213-4500||South Jordan Health Center
5126 West Daybreak Parkway
South Jordan, UT 84095
|(801) 587-7100||University Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Dr. Spiker treats conditions of the neck and back such as disk herniations, spinal stenosis, cervical myelopathy and deformities of the spine. He believes in the thoughtful use of new technologies, including minimally invasive surgery and image-guided techniques. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah, he enjoys the benefits of working closely with non operative spine specialists and physical therapists to provide comprehensive care to his patients.
Dr. Spiker’s research interests include the treatment of cervical spine disorders, spine imaging techniques and the genetics of common spinal conditions. He has authored many peer-reviewed publications and book chapters on these and other related topics.
Dr. Spiker studied Biochemistry and History and The University of California at Santa Barbara and earned his medical degree from the University of Southern California. He completed his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Utah and a dual Orthopaedic Spine and Neurosurgical Spine Fellowship at the Rothman Institute at Jefferson Medical Center in Philadelphia, PA.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Orthopaedics - Instructor
Neurosurgery - Adjunct Instructor
The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
UofU Patient April 20, 2015
Doctor and nurse were well-prepared and knowledgable about my case. Review and recommendations were honest and insightful.UofU Patient April 18, 2015
appreciated Dr. Spiker and his FellowUofU Patient March 04, 2015
When asked about my quick recovery, I tell everyone it is because I had such a great surgeon. Every experience I have had with my surgery and recovery was great. I have not complaints.UofU Patient January 06, 2015
Dr. Spiker is a wonderful doctor. He has an excellent bed side manner and an excellent support staff. I would recommend him and the surgery to anyone who asked. He changed my life.UofU Patient December 12, 2014
Providers at other institutions should be so goodUofU Patient October 17, 2014
Dr. Striker was very informative and seems to be quite knowledgeable in his field of medicine.UofU Patient August 29, 2014
Reviewed the MRI which no previous doctor has ever done ..really appreciate being able to see and totally understand my back problems and the procedure which will be used to correct it.UofU Patient August 06, 2014
Dr. Spiker is so great! I could not ask for a better doctor. He cares, he shows concern and he always includes me in the decision process. He's a wonderful doctor!UofU Patient July 31, 2014
Dr. Spiker was thorough in exam, symptoms discussion, and realistic goals w surgery. time spent was excellent and I left w a comprehensive plan.UofU Patient June 23, 2014
Real down to earth. Amazing is all I can sayUofU Patient June 04, 2014
goodUofU Patient May 26, 2014
Dr. Spiker is amazing!UofU Patient May 19, 2014
Great peopleUofU Patient May 09, 2014
Great DoctorUofU Patient May 07, 2014
Dr. Spiker is a great doctor. He shows that he cares for his patients. I would recommend Dr. Spiker to anyone.UofU Patient May 04, 2014
the doctor made me feel like he understood all my issues and really spelled out what his recommendation was and why. He had no problem answering all of the questions that were asked of him.UofU Patient March 19, 2014
excellentUofU Patient February 10, 2014
I really like him. He is thoughtful, caring and up to date.UofU Patient February 03, 2014
This visit was to get a second opinion on a surgical procedure.UofU Patient January 27, 2014
Given the amount of pain I've been experiencing between the last time I saw him to my apt. on Fri. I feel my doctor could have informed me sooner on the results of my MRI. I emailed him a couple of times & didn't hear back. Once we met up at my apt. he really took the time to listen & answer all my questions.UofU Patient January 20, 2014
Dr. could not help with his problem. Suggested other kind of Dr. for his neck.UofU Patient January 12, 2014
showed pictures to explain the problem which made it very easy to understand.UofU Patient January 08, 2014
very goodUofU Patient December 23, 2013
Dr. Spiker is awesome. He always answer my questions & I can tell he really wants to make sure I get better. Since some of my symptoms have come back I know he's doing his best to help me figure out what's goin on. I am great full to have him as my doctor!UofU Patient December 16, 2013
Dr. Spiker is a great doctor. He truly cares and takes his time to explain everything to me. I would recommend him to anyone.UofU Patient December 16, 2013
I love Dr. Spiker! He's on time, friendly, humble and shows genuine concern for the patient. He spends sufficient time with you and is always willing to answer any questions. He gets an A++++ from me!UofU Patient December 06, 2013
I have already recommended this and other U of Utah Orthopaedics providers to family and friendsUofU Patient November 25, 2013
Dr. Spiker and fellow were niceUofU Patient November 25, 2013
Dr. Spiker is awesome! And I hope he always maintains the level of care he currently gives. Everytime I've seen Dr. Spiker, he has shown concern and sensitivity. From the first appointment, I had complete confidence in him and his ability.UofU Patient November 13, 2013
no bad experiences. Delighted with the providers and facility.UofU Patient November 12, 2013
I was afraid to come here as I have not had a good experience with surgeons in the past, but Dr. Spiker went above and beyond to help me and explain exactly what was happening to me. I am very grateful to have met him, I would most certainly recommend him to my friends and family for treatment. Thank you so much Dr. Spiker for your kindness and compassion you are by far the best doctor I have met.UofU Patient November 11, 2013
GreatUofU Patient October 16, 2013
I found Dr. Anderson and Dr. Spiker top notch!