David P. Speach, M.D.

David P. Speach, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 665
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-5321

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Patient Care Bio

Dr. Speach is a physiatrist, or physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor, who specializes in the non-surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions. His primary focus is evaluation and treatment of neck disorders, back disorders, and neck and lower back sources of radiating pain. Treatment options include therapy, medications, and spinal injections. Dr. Speach has additional certification in Neuromuscular Medicine and the use of electrodiagnostic studies to evaluate disorders of muscle and nerves.



He earned his medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical Center and completed a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at URMC. Dr. Speach has written or reviewed several medical papers and books on rehabilitation topics. He is a board-certified physician and an Associate Professor in the Departments of Orthopaedics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at URMC.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Faculty Teaching Award | Department of PMR University of Rochester 2012
Faculty Teaching Award | Department of PMR University of Rochester SMD 2004
Meritorious Service Medal | United States Army 1993
Alpha Omega Alpha 1987

Current Appointments

Associate Professor of Clinical - Department of Orthopaedics (SMD) - Primary
Associate Professor of Clinical - Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (SMD)

Specialties

Neuromuscular Medicine - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehab

Education

MD | Medicine | SUNY Upstate Medical Center1988
BS | Pre-Medical | University of Notre Dame1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry09/01/1993 - 06/30/1996
Internship at St Joseph's Hospital Health Center09/01/1988 - 06/30/1989