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Dr. Speach is a board-certified family physician. She received her medical degree from SUNY Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, NY, followed by residency in family medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center, also in Syracuse. She received her undergraduate degree at Union College in Schenectady, and her master’s degree in the Natural Sciences at SUNY Buffalo@ Roswell Park Memorial Institute. Dr. Speach has practiced outpatient primary care in both group and solo practice. She also has experience in hospital medicine, nursing home/geriatric care, and correctional medicine.

Dr. Speach is a Diplomate of the American Board of Family Medicine, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, and the New York State Academy of Family Physicians. She is a founding member and past president of the Finger Lakes Guild of the Catholic Medical Association. In 2013 she completed training at Pope Paul VI Institute to become a Natural Family Planning Medical Consultant, which allowed her to incorporate NaProTechnology techniques into her primary care outpatient practice. She completed training as a FEMM medical consultant in 2021. Using these techniques, she has treated a variety of women’s health issues, including infertility, recurrent miscarriage, painful periods, PMS, ovarian cysts, abnormal bleeding, PCOS, and hormonal abnormalities, in a manner that is consistent with Catholic bioethical principles. She has been a strong advocate of fertility awareness-based methods of family planning to her patients and the lay and medical communities. Her medical interests also include obesity and weight management.

Dr. Speach lives in Pittsford, NY, with her physician husband, and their German Shepherd dog. They have 4 adult children with growing families, who visit often enough to keep the house full!

Licensed States

Florida, New York, Kansas (Telehealth Only)

In-Network Carriers

Medicare, Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield via Excellus, Cigna (MVP Plans in New York Only), TriCare Select

Blue Cross Blue Shield Networks Include: PPO, HMO, and EPO, and Medicare Advantage

Services Offered

  • Women’s health and fertility care using NaProTechnology and FEMM protocols
  • Adolescent medicine from a Catholic perspective
  • Convenient/acute care for minor illnesses
  • Adult behavioral help including depression and anxiety
  • All general medical needs for adults and children > 4 years

    Rapid Access
    Abortion pill Reversal
    Addiction care from Physicians Adults
    Addiction care from Physicians ages 4-17
    Adolescent medicine
    Adolescent Women’s Health
    Family Planning
    Fertility Awareness Initial Visit for Method
    Labs and Screenings
    Medical Advice
    Mental Health
    Miscarriage and Infant Loss Support
    Pediatric Medical Advice
    Pediatric Mental Health
    Pediatric Psychiatrists and Mental Health Clinicians
    Pediatric Urgent Care
    Pediatric Vaccine and Medication Consultation
    Pediatric Virtual Primary Care
    Physicians that Specialize in Catholic Fertility Care and Gynecology
    Psychiatrists and Mental Health Clinicians for Adults
    Reta PPO
    Virtual Primary Care
    Weight Management
    Women’s Health

Patient Testimonials

My experience with MyCatholicDoctor was one of the best I have ever had in healthcare. I worked with Dr. Speach to identify and treat a reproductive health issue that went undiagnosed for many years. Through a series of video consultations, she was able to order necessary lab tests, ultrasounds, and ultimately prescribe medication that has me feeling the healthiest I have in a very long time.  -Anne


CHAIR OF DEPT. OF FAMILY MEDICINE━ Dr. Sanchez-Speach sees adults and children for all general medical concerns.  She provides women's health and fertility care using NaProTechnology and FEMM principles. She also treats uncomplicated behavioral health concerns such as depression and anxiety.
*Languages: English