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James R. Speiser, DVM, DABVP, CCRT

James Speiser, DVMDr. Speiser received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the University of Illinois in 1977.

Following graduation, he participated in a 14 month internship at South Shore Veterinary Associates in Boston prior to opening a general veterinary practice in Fishers in 1979.

Dr. Speiser continued to study and grow in the veterinary field by taking and passing the American Board of Veterinary Practitioners certifying examination in 1983 designating him as a specialist in Canine & Feline Practice, and recertifying in 1992, 2002 and 2012.

He opened Indianapolis Veterinary Referral in 1989 and Indianapolis Veterinary Emergency Center in 1994, offering emergency and critical care in addition to specialized referral care to central Indiana. In 2007 he became certified by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission in I-131 radiation therapy for hyperthyroid cats. He received his certification in Rehabilitation Therapy in 2009. Dr. Speiser is knowledgeable in orthopedic surgery and neurosurgery, as well as being competent in ultrasound, endoscopy and CAT Scan diagnostics.


  • University Of Illinois, DVM 1977


  • South Shore Veterinary Associates 1977 1978

Specialty Board Certification

  • Diplomate, ABVP (Canine and Feline Practice)
    Recertified in 1992, 2002, 2012
  • CCRT Certified Canine Rehabilitation
    Therapist 2009

Professional Affiliations

  • AVMA American Veterinary Medical Association
  • IVMA Indiana Veterinary Medical Association
  • CIVMA Central Indiana Veterinary Medical Association
  • VECCS Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care Society
  • AAHA American Animal Hospital Association

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