David Speicher, MD

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David Speicher, MD

Assistant Professor

  • Division: Critical Care / Pharmacology


David Speicher, MD, is a pediatric critical care physician in the Division of Pediatric Pharmacology and Critical Care at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital. He is Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine.

Dr. Speicher is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric critical care and is certified in pediatric advanced life support and advanced cardiovascular life support. His special interests are pediatric extra-corporeal membrane oxygenation and resuscitation. He was named to the medical staff at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital in 2010.

Dr. Speicher earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pa., and a doctorate in medicine from Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa. He served his residency in pediatrics at A.I. DuPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, Del., and a fellowship in pediatric critical care at UH Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital.

Dr. Speicher’s research interests include pharmoacokinetcs and bacterial infections in children. Since 2011 he has been principal Investigator and co-investigator on numerous clinical trials related to the treatment of bacterial infections such as pneumonia, clostridium dificile and urinary tract infections in infants and children.

He is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Research Interests
• Bacterial infections in infants and children