Dr. Alan M Speir MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Alan Speir is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Falls Church, Virginia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Inova Alexandria Hospital and Inova Fairfax Hospital. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years. Dr. Speir accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 6 doctors at Inova Alexandria Hospital and one of 8 at Inova Fairfax Hospital who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: Adult Cardiac Surgery

Clinical Interests: Valvular disease, Replacement operations, Aneurysm, Thoracic, Aortic disease, Aortic and mitral valvular repair/replacement; Rxn of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms

Hospital Affiliation

Inova Alexandria Hospital

Inova Fairfax Hospital
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas at Houston
Residency, General Surgery, 1975 - 1980

Texas Heart Institute
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1980 - 1982

Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 33 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

MD State Medical License
Active through 2013

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

A contemporary cost analysis of postoperative morbidity after coronary artery bypass grafting with and without concomitant aortic valve replacement to improve patient quality and cost-effective care.
Lapar, D. J.,Crosby, I. K.,Rich, J. B.,Fonner, E.,Kron, I. L.,Ailawadi, G.,Speir, A. M.

Preoperative Beta-Blocker Use Should Not Be a Quality Metric for Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting.
Lapar, D. J.,Crosby, I. K.,Kron, I. L.,Kern, J. A.,Fonner, E.,Rich, J. B.,Speir, A. M.,Ailawadi, G.

Health-related quality of life following isolated aortic valve surgery: is earlier intervention better?
Speir, A.,Henry, L. L.,Hunt, S. L.,Holmes, S. D.,Ad, N.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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