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Brian C. Spence, MD, MHCDS

Brian C. Spence, MD MHCDS

Dr. Spence is an Associate Professor in the Department of Anesthesiology. He currently is the Medical Director of Preadmission Testing and has also has served as the Medical Director of Same Day Surgery, the Post Anesthesia Care Unit, and the Outpatient Surgery Center.

Brian is a 1995 graduate of Dartmouth College and a 1996 graduate of Thayer Engineering School. He received his MD from The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2000 before returning to Dartmouth-Hitchcock to complete his internship and residency in anesthesia where he served as Chief Resident his final year. He completed the Master of Healthcare Delivery Science program at Dartmouth College in 2013 as a member of the inaugural class.

As a member of the Department of Anesthesiology Brian has subspecialty focus in both regional and cardiac anesthesia. He is also board certified in perioperative transesophageal echocardiography and is a member of the National Board of Echocardiography Perioperative TEE Basic Exam Writing Committee.

Brian lives on a small farm in Orford, NH with his wife Kirsten (who is a large animal veterinarian), their two children, and a collection of animals. He enjoys running, rowing, fly-fishing, and taking the dogs for walks in the woods.