Laboratory Director, UnityPoint Health-Trinity
Primary Location: UnityPoint Health-Trinity Phone: (309) 779-2543
Special Interests: Hematopathology & Molecular Genetic Pathology
Dr. Spears received his M.D. from The University of Texas Medical School at Houston in 2005. He then completed his residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas (2005-2009). Following residency, Dr. Spears completed additional subspecialty fellowship training in hematopathology at the Medical College of Wisconsin (2009-2010). After two years in private practice, Dr. Spears decided to return for an additional fellowship training year in molecular genetic pathology at the University of Minnesota (2012-2013). He is board certified in anatomic and clinical pathology, hematopathology and molecular genetic pathology, with several publications in those areas of study.
Dr. Spears has over five years of independent private pathology practice experience, has held several CLIA laboratory licenses and actively participates in hospital administrative functions such as chairing pharmacy/infection control committees and serving on medical executive, peer review and tumor board committees. He first joined PTPG in 2010.
Illinois License: Physician, Licensed
Iowa License: Physician, Licensed