Rebecca A. Spear

Rebecca A. Spear, DO

Profile

Gender:
Female

Specialty:

Geriatric Medicine

Areas of Interest

Rebecca Spear, DO, is a board-certified internal medicine physician and fellowship trained in hospice and palliative medicine and geriatric medicine. She cares for older adults in all stages of health and has a particular interest in helping patients and their families navigate complex care decisions in a way that respects their personal values. Dr. Spear sees patients in the hospital and in outpatient consultation, working closely with a patient and their primary care doctor to pick the best plan of care. She also is a faculty member with the Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency's Geriatric Medicine Program and serves as medical director of the MaineGeneral Medical Center Inpatient Geriatric Medicine Consult Service and Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP).

Languages Spoken

  • English

Education

Education

2006-2010
University of Maine, Orono, ME, Bachelor's, Biology

Residency

2014-2017
University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, Internal Medicine
2017-2018
University of Connecticut / VA Connecticut Healthcare, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine

Fellowship

2018-2020
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, Hospice and Palliative Medicine / Geriatric Medicine

Medical School

2010-2014
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, ME

Teaching or Professional Positions

  • Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • American College of Physicians

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine

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