Emily Speer, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Emily Speer, MD, is a minimally invasive and foregut surgeon at National Jewish Health. Dr. Speer is in the Division of Specialty Services and Department of Medicine. Assistant Professor of Surgery General Surgery Faculty Medical Student Director Division of Specialty Services 5280 Top Doctors 2021 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Overview Contact Info & Locations Programs & Services Division of Specialty Services Surgery Specialties & Conditions Barrett's Esophagus Gallbladder Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Hiatal Hernia Obesity Research Areas Advanced Endoscopy Antireflux Surgery Esophageal Motility Disorders Hiatal Hernias Special Interests Gastroesophageal reflux disease, primary and reoperative antireflux surgery, LINX, bariatric/weight loss surgery, esophageal disorders, hiatal hernias, minimally invasive surgery, advanced endoscopy, hernias, gallbladder, robotic surgery, and general surgery. Education Education 2005 - 2009 Georgetown University, Washington, DC, Medical Doctorate 2000 - 2004 Unversity of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, IL, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, Chemistry Internships 2009 - 2014 University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, General Surgery Residency Residency 2009 - 2014 University of Colorado, Aurora, Colorado, General Surgery Residency Fellowship 2014 - 2015 The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR, Minimally Invasive and Foregut Surgery Fellowship Awards & Recognition Summa Cum Laude and Bronze Tablet at UIUC, Minimally Invasive and Foregut Surgery Fellowship Certification with Lee Swanstrom, Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) Certification, LINX Certification, Robotic Surgery Certification, General Surgery Residency Assistant Professor at Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph Hospital Medical Student Director, Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at National Jewish Hospital, SAGES Foregut Task Force Committee Member, SAGES Resident and Fellow Training Committee Member, SAGES National Meeting Invited Foregut Panel Moderator, SSAT "Top 25" publication award with scholarship, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Residency Coordinator, Simulation Lab Coordinator at Saint Joseph Hospital, Surgery Residency Intern Orientation Director, Continuing Medical Education Committee, Program Evaluation Committee Member Saint Joseph Hospital, Surgical Endoscpy Invited Reviewer, University of Colorado Endscopy Course Invited Professor, Fundamentals of Surgical Energy Certification, Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery Certification, BLS Certification, ACLS Certification, ATLS Certification Professional Memberships SAGES member, SAGES Foregut Task Force Committee member, Denver Academy of Surgeons, American Medical Association, Association of Porgram Directors in Surgery, American College of Surgeons Publications Essentials of General Surgery 6th Edition Textbook: Esophagus Clinical Burden of Laparoscopic Feeding Jejunostomy Tubes: Podium Presentation, "Top 25" award, and manuscript publication in Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery Covered Stents in Cervical Anastomosis Following Esophagectomy: Manuscript Published in Surgical Endoscopy Journal SAGES: Operating Through the Endoscope Book: Endoscopic Interventions for the Thoracic Esophagus: Zenker's and Other Diverticula Laparoscopic Pyloroplasty is a Safe and Effective First Line Surgical Treatment for Refractory Gastroparesis: Manuscript Published in Surgical Endoscopy Journal Academic Affiliations University of Colorado Denver Teaching & Professional Positions Assistant Professor of Surgery, General Surgery Faculty, Medical Student Director Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. 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