Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD

Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD

Thoracic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from New York University in 2004 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

4420 Lake Boone Trl

Raleigh, NC 27607

Contact Information

(919) 784-5650

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Gillespie's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Pericardial Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gillespie treats Pericardial Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Bacterial Pericarditis
  • Chronic Constrictive Pericarditis
  • Pericarditis
  • Rheumatic Pericarditis
  • Uremic Pericarditis
  • Viral Pericarditis
Pulmonary Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gillespie treats Pulmonary Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gillespie performs Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie performs this procedure more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest Tube Insertion
Chest Wall Deformity
Chest Wall Tumor
Congenital Heart Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endoscopic Thoracic Sympathectomy
Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagostomy
Hyperhidrosis and Minimally Invasive Sympathectomy
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Resection
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mediastinoscopy
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Pericardial Disease
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Pleural Evacuation
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Sympathectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Thymectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thymomas
Tracheal Surgery
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic (VATS) Lobectomy
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD is a thoracic surgery specialist in Raleigh, NC and has been practicing for 7 years. He graduated from New York University in 2004 and specializes in thoracic surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Thoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

2011
Carolinas Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
2009
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Residency Hospital
2005
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Internship Hospital
2004
New York University
Medical School
2000
Duke University
Undergraduate School
2011
2009
2005
2004
2000

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Rex Hospital

Raleigh, NC