Dr. Rob Spiegel is the founder and chief physician of Signature Health, PC. In 2008, Signature Health was founded on the premise that every patient deserves the time and individualized attention to address his or her wellbeing, particularly in a time of need. Dr. Spiegel’s concierge medical practice has served hundreds of patients over the years providing same-day or next-day care.
Dr. Spiegel is also the Medical Director for Compassus Hospice in Birmingham and the Medical Director for Palliative Care and Informatics with St. Vincent’s Health System. Since 2002, he has served the Birmingham community as a member of the Hospital Care Associates of St. Vincent’s Hospital and has been an instructor for Carraway medical residents, the University of Alabama’s nurse practitioner students and Samford University’s pharmacy students.
Dr. Spiegel previously worked with Carraway Methodist Medical Center in Birmingham, AL. During his tenure, he served as the Chief Resident in the Department of Internal Medicine, was the Attending Physician for the Department of Emergency Medicine and was a Flight Physician on Carraway’s renowned Lifesaver Helicopter.
A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Spiegel earned his undergraduate degree in Economics from Davidson College in 1989, completed his premed studies at Georgia State University and earned his M.D. from Mercer University School of Medicine in 1998.
He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and is a member of the American College of Physicians, the State of Alabama Medical Association and the Jefferson County Medical Association.
Dr. Spiegel and his wife, Monica, have one son and live in Forest Park. In his spare time, he volunteers with Scouts BSA, enjoys high-adventure trips with friends and traveling with his family.
Dr. Rita Goyal is passionate about doing what she’s trained to do: delivering accessible quality healthcare. She is a 1998 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Medicine (UASOM), Birmingham, where she served as Class Officer and American Medical Student Association officer.
Upon graduation, she continued her medical clinical training at St Vincent’s East Hospital where she completed her Family Practice Internship and Residency followed by an additional year training in private practice dermatology.
Dr. Goyal has over twenty years of experience as a board-certified medical physician practicing outpatient and inpatient medicine and has served several lead roles. She is a multi-award winner including the Birmingham Metro’s Best Docs Award for 2015 and 2016, while serving as an Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at UAB Hospital, and the B-Metro’s Best Women Doctors award for 2017 and 2018.
As someone who loves giving back to her community, her philanthropic work started in Birmingham in her early years out of graduate school and since that time she has continued to be an active member of her community. She is the chairman of YouthServe’s Board of Directors and is an active board member of several institutions both at a local level and a state level. Her enthusiasm and passion for health education inspired her join the American Heart Association (AHA) in the awareness campaign for Women’s heart disease and stroke in 2014 to 2018. She is a Circle of Red Member and Cor Vitae member of the AHA.
She is happily married to her husband, Munish K. Goyal, M.D and together they have two wonderful children. In her spare time, she serves on the Altamont School Board of Trustees, enjoys hiking and horse-riding trails with friends, spending time with her family outdoors, snow-skiing, fishing, being active near the water, and serves on the board of Tennessee Riverkeepers, “her childhood river”, and part of the National Waterkeepers Alliance.
Pam Herron graduated from Samford University School of Nursing. She went on to work as a nursing floor manager and a hospital supervisor, always making patients more informed and comfortable. Her career in management displayed a strong emphasis in oncology, orthopedics, and wound care. Pam has remained a patient advocate in all areas of service. Her commitment to her patients led her to accept a job with Dr. Rob Spiegel in private practice as his nurse. Her professionalism and compassion are a unique addition to his practice. She continues to be that caring and reliable person with a reputation for building a great rapport between medical providers and patients. She has been a nurse for over 3 decades and truly made it a career in delivering a high standard of care and support to patients.
Pam enjoys Alabama football and the outdoors! You might find her camping and enjoying sports in her free time.