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Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Male · Age 50

Dr. Gillespie

Cornerstone Ear Nose and Throat

8035 Providence Rd Ste 320 Charlotte, NC 28277

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Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, allergy, and more.


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(704) 289-8220

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No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
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Dr. Gillespie's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Cholesteatoma
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gillespie treats Cholesteatoma more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Ear Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gillespie treats Ear Disorders more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Dizziness
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Gillespie treats Dizziness more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie treats this condition more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Gillespie's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Allergy Shots
  • Allergy Skin Testing
  • Allergy Testing
  • Allergy Treatment
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Cochlear Implant Insertion
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Geographic Tongue
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Itchy Skin
  • Labyrinthitis
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Lip Cancer
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Meniere's Disease
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Gillespie, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Charlotte, NC and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from Duke University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat, allergy, and more.

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Allergy
  • Otolaryngic Allergy

Board Certifications

Education

University Tx Southwestern Med School
Residency Hospital
Vet Admin Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Duke University School Of Medicine
Medical School
1994

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Gillespie's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Gillespie

2.9

Based on 13 reviews

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1 Star
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Wonderful doctor and very personable. I have been seeing him for several years. I've always found him to be very personable and detailed. His staff is friendly as well. He has also performed 2 surgeries over the years for different reasons-never had an issue.
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So arrogant! Thinks he knows everything! He doesn’t. Had to go for 2nd opinion. Doesn’t explain anything and is in a hurry!
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The worst, most arrogant and unhelpful doctor I have ever seen. Will trivialize your concerns and treat you poorly. Don't waste your money to see this guy.
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Long wait times, unfriendly staff, payment required up front for appointments and procedures which was substantially more than another office I visited for a 2nd opinion after appointment here, very little time spent for examination, long wait time and travel for procedure appointment, and arrogance of doctor was off the charts. Very poor bedside manor. Waste of my time and money. Completely disappointed. Will not be returning nor recommending to anyone else.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Gillespie. He is highly skilled and very cognizant of his patients well being. I had recently had I. Office sinus surgery from him. He was professional and constantly encouraging me during the procedure. Thanks again! Ben
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The staff was great as was their technology. However, I felt that Dr Gillespie dismissed my concerns, out of hand. He refused to even hold a discussion about my concerns stating "I'm the hearing expert. You are not". I told him he may be an expert in ears but he certainly didn't do well with people or parents. He yelled "I am the wrong one" whatever that means. I will never step foot in there again.
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Waited over an hour Listened to his nurses talk openly about patients (making fun of most) He came off to me as arrogant Gave me absolutely no answers to my medical questions. Told me to use flonase to help with reoccuring ear infections (I told him I have been using flonase everyday for the past year). I asked about tubes and he told me that only children or pilots/flight attendants can receive tubes. Time and money wasted.
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