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Bradley Spence, MD

Bradley Spence, MD

St. Joseph, MO Fellowship Trained Spine Surgeon

Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Center

Bradley Spence, MD


Fellowship-trained spine surgeon Bradley Spence, MD, specializes in treating spinal disorders in adults and adolescents. He possesses extensive surgical expertise in both minimally invasive and complex surgical techniques to address a wide range of spinal conditions. Dr. Spence is enthusiastic about cultivating relationships with patients and delivering exceptional care in northwest Missouri.

Dr. Spence was born and raised in Saint Louis, Missouri. In 2013, he graduated magna cum laude from the University of Missouri - Columbia with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. Dr. Spence earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri. He then completed his orthopedic surgery residency at University of Missouri Orthopedic Institute . Throughout his studies and training, Dr. Spence was selected to join the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha academic societies.

Following his orthopedic surgery residency, Dr. Spence completed a fellowship at the University of Minnesota, Complex Spine Deformity under the guidance of esteemed surgeon Dr. David Polly.

Dr. Spence and his wife, Karen, are excited to return to her hometown of St. Joseph, where they aim to provide the community with state-of-the-art spine care.

Education & Training

Undergraduate
• University of Missouri-Columbia

Medical School
• University of Missouri-Columbia

Residency
• University of Missouri-Columbia, Chief Resident 2023

Fellowship
• University of Minnesota, Complex Spine Deformity

Awards and Honors
• Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2018
• Phi Beta Kappa, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2013
• Barry Ganior Resident Teaching Award, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2023
• Outstanding Senior, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2013
• Thomas T. Strange Memorial Scholarship, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2012
• Excellence Scholarship, University of Missouri-Columbia, 2009-2013
• Randall J. Farmer Memorial Scholarship, Delta Upsilon Missouri Chapter, 2009

Conditions we treat:

  • Adult and adolescent deformity
  • Arthritis, neck and back
  • Carpal and cubital tunnel syndrome
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Herniated discs
  • Low Back Pain
  • Neck pain
  • Pinched Nerves (radiculopathy)
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal cord compression
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spine Fractures
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis

Surgeries we perform:

  • Anterior lumbar interbody fusion
  • Carpal and cubital tunnel release
  • Cervical disc replacement
  • Complex spine surgery
  • Decompression and fusion of the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine
  • Endoscopic spine surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Revision Spine Surgery
  • Sacroiliac (SI) fusion

Our Location

Hours of Operation

Office Hours

Monday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Urgent Care Hours

Monday

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Tuesday

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Wednesday

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Thursday

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Friday

7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Saturday

Closed

Sunday

Closed

Office Hours

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed

Urgent Care Hours

Monday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
Closed
Sunday
Closed