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Published:  February 16, 2010

Frank X. Speidel, MD, Named CEO of St. Luke’s Hospital at The Vintage

Frank X. Speidel, MBA, MD, has been appointed chief executive officer of St. Luke’s Hospital at The Vintage. Dr. Speidel will manage all aspects of the new hospital, including staffing, operations, marketing and regulatory compliance. He maintains his board certification in emergency medicine.

“Dr. Speidel’s extensive healthcare expertise, as both an experienced clinician and seasoned administrator, will be a tremendous asset as we open St. Luke’s Hospital at The Vintage,” said David J. Fine, president and chief executive officer, St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System. “Northwest Houston continues to be an ideal market to extend our brand of Faithful, Loving Care® and Dr. Speidel is the ideal fit as we continue to grow our healthcare delivery system.”

Prior to joining St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System, Dr. Speidel served as chief medical officer with Memorial Hermann Northeast. He has held multiple healthcare leadership positions, including senior vice president of medical affairs and chief quality officer at Mount Nittany Medical Center in Pennsylvania and vice president of medical affairs with Roxborough Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia.

“As Northwest Houston continues to grow, it’s important to provide convenient, quality medical care where Houstonians live,” said Dr. Speidel. “I look forward to working closely with the local community, including schools, businesses and religious organizations.

A former commander in the United States Naval Reserve, Dr. Speidel served as Senior Medical Officer aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. He is decorated with many awards for his service, including the Navy Commendation Medal with Bronze Star, Meritorious Unit Commendation with Bronze Star and National Defense Service Medals.

Speidel received his doctorate in medicine at Temple University. He holds an MBA in finance and information systems from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in physics from Kalamazoo College in Michigan.


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