Biography & Education

I want to give people the tools to live the best life they can, because nothing is more important than health. My practice focuses on preventing illness using prescirbed exercise and nutrition as well as early detection of possible disease and aggressive management to prevent further health problems.
Position Summary MD MPH FACC
Additional Information

Sarah Speck, M.D., is a cardiologist and medical director of cardiac rehabilitation and prevention services at the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute. She is also in private practice with Seattle Cardiology, located on the Swedish/Cherry Hill Campus. Dr. Speck has been a member of the Swedish medical staff since 1985.

With her help, the Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute has become a national leader in the early detection and prevention of heart disease, as well as in disease-reversal and disease-management techniques.

Dr. Speck is board-certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease. Besides being certified by the American Heart Association (AHA) in advanced cardiac life support, she has also gone through the Washington State Medical Association Physician Management Education program.

In addition, she serves as a clinical assistant professor at the University of Washington (U.W.) School of Medicine.

Dr. Speck earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Illinois (U.I.) in Urbana and Chicago, Ill. She then earned her medical degree and a master's in public health from U.I. at the Medical Center in Chicago. She did her internship and residency in internal medicine at U.W. Affiliated Hospitals. In 1983, she completed a fellowship through the U.W.'s Division of Cardiology.

Dr. Speck is a member of the American College of Cardiology, AHA Council of Clinical Cardiology, American College of Physicians, American Society of Echocardiography, American Society of Lipidology, American Medical Fitness Association, the Washington State Medical Association and the King County Medical Society.

Dr. Speck is married and has one daughter. She enjoys traveling, music, exercising and reading.

  • Cardiology
  • Internal medicine
Education Background
Medical School University of Illinois, IL
Residency University of Washington
Fellowship University of Washington,
  • English
Professional Associations
Americah Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, American College of Physicians, Women's University Club, Washington Athletic Club,
Personal Interests
music, cooking,hiking, skiing, time with family and friends

Care Locations

Dr. Sarah M Speck
805 Madison #400
Seattle 98104
Fax 206-466-5984
Monday through Friday 8 AM -5 PM
Accepted Insurances
  • AARP (American Assoc Retired Persons)
  • Aetna Standard
  • Aetna Preferred
  • Carpenter's Trust
  • Cigna
  • DSHS/Medicaid
  • First Health
  • Great West Life (One Health Plan of WA)
  • Kitsap County Medical
  • Medicare
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Call office
  • Retail Clerks
  • Teamsters
  • Uniform Medical Plan (WA St Health)
  • United of Omaha
  • United Physicians of WA
  • Whatcom County Medical
  • Washington Health Network
  • Washington Physician Services
  • Zenith Administrators
  • Champus/Tricare (Health Net Federal Services)
  • Cigna (First Choice)
  • First Choice/Boeing
  • First Choice/Costco
  • First Choice Health Plan - HMO
  • Premera Blue Cross Federal
  • Regence Selections Basic (Basic Health Plan)
  • Regence Preferred
  • Regence Selections
  • Regence Traditional - Boeing
  • United Healthcare Preferred
  • United Healthcare Standard
  • Aetna Federal
  • Aetna/HMO-QPOS & US Access
  • Aetna/US Healthcare Pt. of Svc.
  • Guardian
  • Tricare Extra
  • Aetna/US Healthcare Mgd. Choice
  • Aetna Preferred Prov. Org.
  • Aetna/US Healthcare Standard
  • Choice Option
  • First Choice Preferred
Accepted Payment Methods
Master Card, Cash
Available Weekends
Available Evenings
Accepting Medicaid



  • Cardiology
  • Internal medicine
Clinical Interests
  • Adult Medicine
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Body Fat Analysis
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiac Risk Evaluation
  • Cardiac Risk Management
  • Cardiac Testing
  • Cardiology
  • Cholesterol
  • Cholesterol Management
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Complementary Medicine
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Disease Prevention
  • Dyslipidemia
  • EBT Screening
  • Electron Beam Tomography
  • Executive Physicals
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Stress Testing
  • Health Promotion
  • Heart Disease
  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Integrative Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Nutrition
  • Obesity
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Sports Medicine
  • Stress Testing
  • Symptomatic Peripheral Vascular Disease
  • Women's Heart Disease