Physician Referrals


Urgent/Emergent Referrals and Emergency Patient Transfers

If you are a physician and would like to request an urgent or emergent consultation or emergency patient transfer (patient is already hospitalized) to Dr. Spoonamore at the USC Spine Center at Keck USC Hospital, please call 323-442-5300 and ask to speak directly with Dr. Spoonamore, chief resident, or medical assistant, because you wish refer a patient urgently. This call will still be directed to Dr. Spoonamore or a covering physician via an answering service even after normal business hours.

Non-Urgent Referrals

If you are a physician and would like to request a NON-URGENT patient consultation appointment with Dr. Spoonamore, you may request this by: 1) Telephone or 2) E-mail


Appointments for Dr. Spoonamore can be made by calling the USC Spine Center at (323)442-5300. A scheduler will assist you in making an appointment. If there is no one to assist you and you are asked to leave a voicemail message, please leave a message with your desired appointment date and time. Alternatively, you may fill out the form below.

Fax 323-442-5301
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