Dr. Thomas Gillespie, MD

Dr. Thomas Gillespie, MD

Robotic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 50
Dr. Thomas Gillespie, MD is a robotic surgery specialist in Phoenix, AZ and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from Columbia Univiversity College Of Phy. & Surg. in 1995 and specializes in robotic surgery, breast surgical oncology, and more.Read his story

500 W Thomas Rd Ste 400

Phoenix, AZ 85013

Contact Information

(602) 406-3874

Insurance Accepted

  • AARP
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Health Choice of Arizona
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Dr. Gillespie's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Abscess
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Hernia
Abdominal Mass Biopsy
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Appendicitis
Adolescent Cancer
All Lymphoma
Anal Abscess
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Angiosarcoma of the Breast
Anorectal Abscess
Anorectal Abscess and Fistula
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendix Cancer
Autoimmune Diseases
Basal Type Breast Cancer
Biopsy of Affected Tissue
Biopsy of Breast
Bleeding Disorders
Blood Disorders
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Cancer Recurrence
Breast Diseases
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Appendicitis
Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonic Volvulus
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
CT-Guided Biopsy
da Vinci® Assisted Laparoscopic Anti-Reflux Surgery
da Vinci® Colectomy
da Vinci® Gallbladder Removal
da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Excisional Biopsy
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterologic Cancer (Colon, Stomach, Esophageal, Liver)
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gynecologic Cancer
Hernia and Hydrocele Repair
Hernia Repair
Hiatal Hernia
Hodgkin's Disease
Hypercoagulable State
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Biopsy
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Invasive Breast Cancer
Invasive Ductal Carcinoma
Invasive Lobular Carcinoma
Kidney Cancer
Laparoscopic Colectomy
Laparoscopic Colon Surgery for Cancer and Diverticular Disease
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Larynx Conditions
Liver Biopsy
Locally Advanced Breast Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Lymphoma of the Breast
Male Breast Cancer
Mantle Cell Lymphoma
Maternal Anemia
Meckel's Diverticulum
Metastatic Breast Cancer
Metastatic Cancer
Muscle Biopsy
Muscle Cancer
Myeloproliferative Disorders
Nerve Biopsy
Nodular Lymphoma
Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ovarian Cancer
Paralytic Ileus
Parasitic Appendicitis
Pediatric Hernia
Perianal Abscess
Pericolic Abscess
Perirectal Abscess
Port Placements or Replacements
Port Removal
Pregnancy-Related Disorders
Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
Pulmonary Disease
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Retroperitoneal Abscess
Secondary Malignancies
Sentinel Node Biopsy
Sickle Cell Disease
Single Incision Gallbladder Removal
Skin Biopsy
Skin Cancer
Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stereotactic Biopsy
Stomach Diseases
Surgery, Trauma
Surgical Biopsy
Temporal Artery Biopsy
Thyroid Cancer
Tracheal Surgery
Traumatic Hernia
Tubular Carcinoma
Ulcerative Colitis
Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Urinary Disorders
Uterine Cancer
Uterine Diseases
Vascular Disease
Ventral Hernia
X-Ray Guided Biopsy

About Me

Personal Statement
My expertise include all aspects of general surgery, but specifically hernia care.  I strive to approach each hernia in a solution based fashion that is patient centered.  I see the occurrence of a hernia as a disea...


  • Robotic Surgery
  • Acute Care Surgery
  • Breast Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

Board Certifications


Maricopa Integrated Health System
Residency Hospital
Lac University Of Southern Cal.
Internship Hospital
Maricopa Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
Columbia Univiversity College Of Phy. & Surg.
Medical School


  • Sign Language
  • English


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Dr. Gillespie is a an excellent Dr. And a beautiful person! He did a cutting edge surgery on my husband. A surgery for a condition that only 1 in 1000 people with abdominal pain are diagnosed with. I trusted him 100% with my husband's life! God bless this man!
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Dr. Gillespie performed a hernia repair for me in January ‘18, and I was extremely impressed with him and his staff. He carefully explained everything, answered all of my questions in detail, and even got to know me a little. The best surgical experience I have had....highly recommended!
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Recently I went to see Dr. Gillespie with a long-standing surgical problem. It was one of those issues I just wanted to avoid. Dr. Gillespie made me feel comfortable. I had already done a tremendous amount of research before I met him. Interestingly, what he said was supported by my own independent...Read More
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Wonderful doctor staff was great as well. Listened to what was going on along with reading results the proceedures. Very informative for issues i had.
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First and foremost, I am very happy I was referred to Dr. Gillespie. He is an outstanding surgeon and a real gentleman. He accurately diagnosed my problem and confidently cured me. I am now three years recovered from a very complicated and difficult hernia repair. I am finally back to my old...Read More
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Aetna HMO
Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Bashas Benefit Trust
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Cigna Healthcare of Arizona
Cigna HMO
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus PPO
Health Choice of Arizona
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Health Net
Mercy Care
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS with Prior Authorization
Phoenix Health Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
Phoenix Health Plan (w/prior authorization)
Self Pay
United Healthcare Community Plan
AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
AHCCCS Medicaid
PacifiCare HMO
PacifiCare POS
PacifiCare PPO
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