Renee Speir is a registered and certified physician assistant. She cares for patients of all ages. She received her A.A.S. from Hudson Valley Community College, and then continued on to East Carolina University, where she earned her BS in Biology. Renee remained at East Caroline University for Physician Assistant Studies and earned her Master’s degree in Health Sciences from Duke University. She is certified by the Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Renee has worked in medicine for over 20 years, most recently in family practice for the past 10 years. She has experience working as hospitalist, in women’s health, and in pediatric and adult care. She is originally from Bennington, VT, but came to the Capital Region of NY because of the various activities available here. Renee enjoys camping, hiking, health/fitness and spending time with family. She also loves sports, particularly football and hockey.
Renee wanted to work in medicine since a young child. At 7 years old, she wanted to be like “Dr. Huxtable.” She started in dietary at 16 years old. She then moved into the administration side of healthcare, working at registration at AMC emergency room, and then became patient care assistant in the ER. She was an EMT-1 for 6 years in North Carolina and an Officer for 3 years. Renee selected her specialty of medicine because of the variety of patient. She has special interests in adolescent health, women’s health, prevention and wellness, and forming relationships with patients. Renee’s favorite part of her job is the patient interaction and staff support, specifically of nurses. She is a member of the Student PA Society.
MHS, Duke University, Durham, NC
BS, East Carolina University, Physician Assistant Studies, Greenville, NC
BS, Cell Biology, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
AA, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy, NY
Schodack Internal Medicine and Pediatrics