Samantha Spencer

Samantha Spencer, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Instructor in Orthopedic Surgery

Medical Services


  • Clubfoot
  • Congenital Lower Extremity Disorders
  • Lower Extremity Disorders
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Orthopedics
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Vascular Anomalies


  • Orthopedic Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • English


  • Lower Extremities Program
  • General Orthopedic Program
  • Orthopedic Trauma Program
To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6021 or Request an Appointment
Samantha Spencer

Philosophy of Care 

"Outside of Boston Children’s Hospital, I provide community outreach and teaching at a national level through the following condition specific patient organizations: Little People of America (participation in the yearly national meetings with invited talks and meetings with their medical advisory board); Osteogenesis Imperfecta Foundation (participation in Walk for OI  yearly fundraiser event as medical expert, participation in scientific invited meeting); CLOVES Foundation (on medical advisory board)."

Experience and Education



Northwestern University, 1992-1996

Evanston, Illinois

Medical School

University of Michigan Medical School, 1996-2000

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Harvard Combined Orthopedic Residency Program, 2000-2005

Boston, MA

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery Fellowship

Boston Children's Hospital, 2005-2006

Boston, MA


  • Orthopedic Surgery

Professional History

Dr. Samantha Spencer has been a pediatric orthopedic surgeon on staff at Boston Children’s Hospital since August, 2006. She treat patients from birth to adult for a wide range of congenital and traumatic conditions, both surgically and non-surgically. Her particular interests include lower extremity disorders such as clubfeet and congenital limb differences, osteogenesis imperfecta and other bone dysplasias as well as vascular anomalies.

Dr. Spencer works with our multidisciplinary programs in Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Ehlers Danlos, and extensively with the Vascular Anomalies Center. Her clinical research focuses on congenital lower extremity, bone dysplasias and vascular anomalies. She also participates in the Lower Extremity Team research group meetings and projects.

To schedule an appointment: Call 617-355-6021 or Request an Appointment


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