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Dr. Gillespie obtained his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston. He completed a pediatric residency at Children's Hospital of Austin, and a fellowship in pediatric nephrology at Seattle Children's Hospital. He also holds a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Washington. He is board certified in pediatrics and pediatric nephrology. Dr. Gillespie has written many articles for medical publications and has given many presentations to medical groups. Other professional activities include international outreach programs, development of computer-based tools for nephrologists and research on lysosomal storage diseases. He is a camp doctor for Camp Reynal, a summer camp for children with kidney diseases. His outside interests include writing, history, traveling by train, camping, gardening and computers.
Gillespie RS, Wong C. Hemolytic uremic syndrome. eMedicine from WebMD.
Gillespie RS. Photo quiz: Pediatrics. Resident and Staff Physician 2006; 52(3):13, 20.
Gillespie RS. Nephrotic syndrome in children. Resident and Staff Physician 2005; 51(8):8-17.
Gillespie RS. Hypertension in children: an update. Coastal Bend Medicine 2005; 45(1):5-7.
Gillespie RS, Symons JM. Sodium ferric gluconate for posttransplant anemia in pediatric and young adult renal transplant recipients. Pediatric Transplantation 2005;9:43-46.
Gillespie RS, Seidel K, Symons JM. Effect of fluid overload and dose of replacement fluid on survival in hemofiltration. Pediatric Nephrology 2004;19:1394-1399.
Gillespie RS, Johnson LC. One size does not fit all: laboratory data in pediatric patients. AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2003;850.
Gillespie RS. Hypertension in children. Coastal Bend Medicine 2004;44(3):6-9.
Gillespie RS, Wolf FM. Intravenous iron in pediatric hemodialysis patients: a meta-analysis. Pediatric Nephrology 2004;19:662-666.
Gillespie RS, Stapleton FB. Nephrolithiasis in children. Pediatrics in Review 2004;25(4):131-139.
Gillespie RS, Stapleton FB. Litiasis renal en niños. Pediatrics in Review, en español 2004;25(9):348-355.
Gillespie RS, Hauger SB, Holt RM. Primary group A Streptococcal peritonitis in a previously healthy child. Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases 2002; 34(11):847-848.
Gillespie RS, Symons JM, McDonald RA. Peritonitis due to Leuconostoc species in a child treated with peritoneal dialysis. Pediatric Nephrology 2002;17:966-968.
Gillespie RS, Ponder S. Persistent hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia of infancy. eMedicine from WebMD. Updated November 07, 2008. Available at: http://www.emedicine.com/ped/topic1565.htm
McDonald A, Scranton M, Gillespie R, Mahajan V, Edwards GA. Voiding cystourethrograms and urinary tract infection: how long to wait? Pediatrics 2000;105(4):E50. http://www.pediatrics.org/content/cgi/full/105/4/e50
Gillespie RS. Blood urea nitrogen levels do not help determine when to initiate CVVH in children. Presented at the National Kidney Foundation 2005 Clinical Meetings, Washington, DC, May 2005.
Gillespie RS, Seidel K, Symons JM. Dose of replacement fluid, volume overload and survival in children treated with continuous veno-venous hemofiltration. Presented at the American Society of Nephrology Renal Week, San Diego, CA, November 2003.
Gillespie RS, Symons JM. Sodium ferric gluconate use in pediatric renal transplant recipients. Abstract accepted for publication with abstracts from American Society of Nephrology Renal Week, San Diego, CA, November 2003.
Gillespie RS, Johnson LC. One size does not fit all: laboratory data in pediatric patients. Presented at the American Medical Infomatics Association annual meeting, Washington, DC, November 2003.
Gillespie RS, Wolf FM. Intravenous iron in pediatric hemodialysis patients: a meta-analysis. Presented at the National Kidney Foundation Clinical Meetings, Dallas, TX, April 2003.
Gillespie RS. Trains in white: military hospital trains through a century of conflict. In McGonigal RS (ed.), Railroads and World War II, Classic Trains special edition no. 6. Waukesha, WI: Kalmbach Publishing Co., 2007.
Gillespie RS. The dawn of electric mobility. Rapid Growth 2006; August 31. http://www.rapidgrowthmedia.com/features/electric20.aspx
Gillespie RS. Horsin’ around town. Rapid Growth 2006; August 24. http://www.rapidgrowthmedia.com/features/horse19.aspx
Gillespie RS. A streetcar named Grand Rapids. Michigan History 2005 May/June; 89(3): 32-35.
Scott V, Gillespie RS. Turntable trouble (2). Trains 2004 June; 64(6):73-74.
Gillespie RS. Problem-based learning redefines medical education. Impact 1995;1(4):1-6
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