Dr. Frank Speidel

Chester County Coroner

Frank Speidel, MD, FACEP is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency medicine at the Medical College of Pennsylvania.  He has been certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine for 40 years.


His service to our community includes 3 years as EMS Medical Director for Chester County and 4 years as EMS Medical Director for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  His service to our country includes active duty with United States Navy as Senior Flight Surgeon with the Marines at Cherry Point North Carolina and as Senior Medical  Officer aboard the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. He is a Gulf War Veteran and was honorably discharged from the Naval Reserves in 2005.

In addition,  Dr. Speidel has an MBA in Finance and Information Systems from the Wharton School.  He has been a Chief of Emergency Medicine, a Chief Quality Officer, a Chief Medical Officer,  a Privacy Officer and a Compliance Officer,  Dr. Speidel is also the former CEO of St Luke’s Hospital at the Vintage in Houston Texas.  


Despite his traveling in service and his career, Frank Speidel has owned a home in Chester County since 1981.  His current home in Thornbury Township, he has owned since 1984.


He is honored to be married to Doreen E. Speidel since 1988 and is the proud father of Connor Speidel. Both Frank and his son Connor are graduates of Archmere Academy in Delaware.


In standing for the Office of Coroner, Dr. Speidel continues his life in service to community and country by bringing integrity, competence, leadership  and a reverent sense of duty.