James E. Speicher, MD

James E. Speicher

Assistant Professor, Division of Thoracic Surgery
Program Director, Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency

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