Dr. John Speca is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Covington, TN. Dr. Speca specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Speca tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
Education and Training
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine 1979
- Med Coll Ohio
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