James E. Speicher, MD

James E. Speicher

Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery

East Carolina Heart Institute at ECU
115 Heart Drive, Greenville, NC 27834

252-744-4400 (phone)
252-744-9004 (fax)

For appointments, call 252-744-4536


  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Thoracic & Esophageal/Foregut Surgery

Board Certification

  • American Board of Surgery
  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery


  • Medical School: University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, 2006
  • Residency: General Surgery: Virginia Mason Med Center, Seattle, WA, 2008; General Surgery: University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2011; Cardiothoracic Surgery: University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2014

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons
  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons Candidate Member
  • Thoracic Surgery Resident Association
  • Phi Beta Kappa National Honorary
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • University Honors Program, University of Kansas