Dr. J Speakman, MD

Dr. J Speakman, MD

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Dr. J Speakman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint George, UT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery.

1490 E Foremaster Dr Ste 200

Saint George, UT 84790

Contact Information

(435) 628-1641

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Dr. Speakman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Speakman performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Speakman performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Speakman treats Abdominal Disorders more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Speakman treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Speakman performs Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Speakman performs this procedure more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Speakman's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Adrenalectomy
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendicitis
Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Atresia
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Cholelithiasis
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Dialysis Access Procedures
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Bile Duct Tumor
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparoscopic Tumor Ablation, Liver
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Orchiectomy
Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Rib Fracture
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Vagotomy
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Vulvar Cancer
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. J Speakman, MD is a general surgery specialist in Saint George, UT and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Utah School Of Medicine in 1997 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Utah and Affil Hosps
Residency Hospital
University Utah
Internship Hospital
1997
University Of Utah School Of Medicine
Medical School
1997

Awards

Dr. Speakman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Speakman

3.4

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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I had surgery for a hiatal hernia. And also a g-tube installed, my condition was very serious, so much so Dr Speakman had to stop the first surgery attempt, and within three more days he was able to proceed and complete the surgery, I will share with you ,that because my disability and situation ,...Read More
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Very professional and knowledgeable
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From all I've heard and my own experience with him, Dr. Speakman is an excellent surgeon, but not so good at listening and talking to patients.
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Yes, he is arrogant, dismissive of what the patient has to say, etc. I also spent my career as an RN. I've seen the best and the worst. Dr. Speakman is neither, but certainly not the best. He took no notes about important things we discussed, then forgot them, resulting in mistakes that...Read More
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I am a RN. I also work at DRMC. I am particular about who I let touch my family or me. Dr. Speakman saw me in the emergency room after I came in with severe chest pain. He performed gall bladder surgery with in 1.5 hours. I left the hospital that day! Some people may like for a doctor to sugar...Read More
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Cigna HMO
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