Biography

Adult Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Imaging
Adolescent Imaging in Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Emergency and Trauma Imaging
Intra Articular Injections — Pain Management

 

Certification:

American Board of Radiology, 2010

Education

Medical School
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, 2005
Internship
Methodist Hospital, Houston, Texas, 2006
Residency
Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (now known as McGovern Medical School at UTHealth), 2010
Fellowship
Sports, Orthopedic and Emergency Imaging, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston (now known as McGovern Medical School at UTHealth), 2011

Publications

Publication Information

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). Please see the faculty’s CV for more information.

 

Abstracts –Quality Improvement or Scientific

  1. Spence S, Sharma K, Phan A, Hasapes J. Analyzing Delays in the ED: How to Optimize Processes in a Methodical Way. American Roentgen Ray Society annual meeting New Orleans, LA, April 30-May 5, 2017
  2. Spence S, Hasapes J. Our Work is Never Done: Continuous Quality Improvement in the EC. Radiological Society of North America Ann Mtg, Nov 30-Dec 5, 2019. Chicago, IL.ORAL CME HOUR: 12/1/2019 12:30-1pm
  3. Refereed Original Articles in Journals
  4. Beckmann NM, Cai C, Spence SC, Prasarn ML, West OC. Is Elevated Body Mass Index Protective against Cervical Spine Injury in Adults? Emerg Radiol 2018 Aug;25(4):415-424 PMID: 29603036
  5. Khanpara, S, Ruiz-Pardo D, Spence SC, West OC, Riascos R. Incidence of cervical spine fractures on CT: a study in a large level I trauma center. Emerg Radiol. Online ahead of print 8/28/2019.

Oral Presentations

  1. Spence SC. MidFace Fractures Made Easy. Texas Radiological Society webcast noon conference to all Texas Radiology Residency Programs, February 21, 2017
  2. Spence SC. Demystifying Midfacial Fractures, American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting, Sept 6-9, 2017, Toronto, Canada.
  3. Spence SC. MSK General Review Track: Arthritis and Metabolic. MD Anderson Cancer Imaging and Intervention Course, Houston TX, Apr 5-8, 2018.
  4. Spence SC. University of Washington’s Annual Trauma Review Course, Aug 12-15, 2018, as the “featured” out-of-state speaker. Seattle, Washington.
    Facial fractures (30 mins)
    Acetabular fractures (30 mins)
    Wrist & hand (30 mins)
    Forearm & elbow (30 mins)
  5. Spence SC. American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting, Sept 26-29, 2018, Acetabular Fractures. McLean, Virginia.
  6. Spence SC. Invited Professorship, Baylor Dallas. Facial trauma, Acetabular trauma, Hand and Wrist Trauma (2.5 hours) to ~25 residents and faculty. Jan 11, 2019. Dallas, Texas.
  7. Spence SC. University of Washington’s Annual Trauma Review Course, Aug 11-14, 2019. Acetabular fractures, Seattle, Washington
  8. Spence SC. American Society of Emergency Radiology Annual Meeting, Sept 11-19, 2019. Red Flags and Hidden Implications. Scottsdale, Arizona.
  9. Spence SC. American Roentgen Ray Society Annual Meeting, May 2020. Acetabular Fractures: The Basics. Chicago, IL
  10. Spence SC. Nordic Course in Trauma Radiology, May 25-28, 2020, Helsinki, Finland. Invited to speak on:
    Acetabular fractures
    Facial Fractures
    Temporal Bone Fractures
    Shoulder Injuries
  11. Spence SC. University of Washington’s Annual Trauma Review Course, Aug 11-14, 2019. Acetabular fractures, Seattle, Washington

 

Honors and Awards

**Faculty profiles will only highlight current information (the last three years). Please see the faculty’s CV for more information.

 

  1. Dean’s Teaching Excellence Award at UTHealth Science Center Medical School, 2017-2018
  2. UTHealth-Harris Health Spring Quality Competition Third Place Winner (mentor and collaborator on QI project presented by Dr. Rekha Krishnasarma), March 2017
  3. Magna Cum Laude Award at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual meeting, 2017, for exhibit titled: Simplifying the Judet-Letournel System for Everyday Practice: A Visual Guide. Award given to 26/1812 presentations.
  4. Harris Health Innovations Summit Transformation Award – 2018
  5. Cum Laude Award at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Annual meeting, 2019, for exhibit titled: The Temporal Rift: Making the Key Features of Temporal Bone Fractures Accessible to the Non-Neuroradiologist. Award given to 68/1905 presentations