Thomas L. Gillespie, MD
Thomas L. Gillespie, MD

Thomas L. Gillespie, MD

Professor
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Surgery (Phoenix)

Position

  • Professor

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Lucktong TA, Gillespie TL, Brochu G, Slotcavage RL.  “Hernias of the Abdominal Wall and Myopectinate Orafice.”  Essentials of General Surgery and Surgical Specialties, 6th Edition, Peter F. Lawrence., Wolter’s Kulwer, Chapter 11, 125-135, 2018

Publications

  • England EC, Spear CR, Huang DD, Weinberg J, Bogert JN, Gillespie TL, Mankin J. “REBOA as a rescue strategy for catastrophic vascular injury during robotic surgery.”, Journal of Robotic Surgery, 1-5, 2019
  • Isola PD, Bogert JN, Chapple KM, Israr S, Gillespie TL, Weinberg JA. “Google Street View assessment of environmental safety features at the scene of pedestrian automobile injury.” , Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surg., Volume 87, Issue 1, 82-86, 2019
  • Israr s, Rubalcava NS, Weinberg JA, Jones M, Gillespie TL. “Management of Biliary Stricture Following Emergent Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Trauma: Report of Two Cases.", Cureus, Volume 10, Issue 6, e2829, 2018
  • Dameworth JL, Weinberg JA, Goslar PW,Stout DJ, Israr I,Jacobs JV, Gillespie TL, Thompson ™, Petersen SR. “Health literacy and quality of physician-trauma patient communication: Opportunity for improvement” , Journal of Trauma Acute Care Surg., Volume 85, Issue 1, 193-197, 2018

Presentations

  • Momchev C, Richards J, Budney S, Weinberg J, Gagliano R, Bogert J, Gillespie TL.  Cost Creep Avoided: The Reproducible Robotic Total Extra-peritoneal Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Repair is a Cost-Effective Procedure.  2019 11th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Robotic Surgical Association.  Durham, North Carolina., 2019
  • Momchev C, Richards J, Budney S, Weinberg J, Gagliano R, Bogert J, Gillespie TL.  Learning Curve of the Robotic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair.  2019 11th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Robotic Surgical Association.  Durham, North Carolina., 2019
  • Gillespie TL.  Robotic Totally Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair: RTEP-Step by Step.  2019 11th Annual Meeting of the Clinical Robotic Surgical Association.  Durham, North Carolina., 2019
  • Mezher A, Gillespie TL, Peer-Elected Ombudsman for Real-Time Improvement of the Surgery Clerkship Experience.  2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of surgical Educators.  Chicago, Illinois., 2019
  • Bubic B, Flores C, Petersen E, Seifert D, Gillespie TL, The Use of an Online Collaborative Workspace to Improve the Learning Environment on a Core Surgical Clerkship.  2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of surgical Educators.  Chicago, Illinois., 2019
  • Saijadi A, Gillespie TL.  Charity Robotic Hernia Repair:  Reach or Realistic?  Tailoring Robotic Hernia Surgery to Tertiary Practice. 2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of surgical Educators. Chicago, Illinois., 2019
  • Mattia D, Sajjadia A, Bubica B, Chapple K, Weinberg J, Gagliano R, Gillespie TL.  Robotc surgery: good for surgeons, bad for third year medical students.  2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of Surgical Educators.  Chicago, Illinois., 2019
  • Balters M, Gillespie TL, The Use of Online Social Media in the Third Year Clerkship.  Panel Discussion.  2019 Annual Meeting of the Association of surgical Educators.  Clerkship Directors Workshop. Chicago, Illinois., 2019
  • Jones MD, Shehada MZ, Jacobs JV, Gillespie TL, Bogert JN, Weinberg JA. The ever shrinking operative trauma experience in surgery residency: cause for concern. 71st Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, California., 2019
  • Shehada M, Weinberg JA, Gillespie TL.  Fascial Dehiscence Following Trauma Laparotomy:  Interrupted Suture Closure May Reduce the Risk. 2019 Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Conference.  Huntington Beach, California., 2019
  • Budney S, Richards J, Rubalcava N, Israr S, Weinberg JA, Gagliano RA, Gillespie TL.  A Cost-Neutral Approach to Surgical Resident Robotic Inguinal Hernia Training.  Americas Hernia Society.  Las Vegas, Nevada., 2019
  • Richards J, Huang D, Gillespie TL.  Multiple, Recurrent Infections in the Complicated Obese Patient.  Americas Hernia Society.  Las Vegas, Nevada., 2019
  • Lundberg J, Lee B, Petersen E, Gagliano RA, Weinberg JA, Gillespie TL.  Feasibility of Robotic-Assisted Retromuscular Hernia Repair as an Outpatient Procedure.  Americas Hernia Society.  Las Vegas, Nevada., 2019
  • Bogert J, Isola P, Israr S, Gillespie TL, Weinberg JA. Google Street View Assessment of Environmental Safety Features at the Scene of Pedestrian Injury.  Western Surgical Association.  Los Cabos, Mexico., 2018
  • Israr S I, Ahmed A, Chapple K, Haden J, Gagliano RA, Weinberg JA, Gillespie TL. Patient Perception of Medical Student Professionalism: Does attire matter? American College of Surgery.  Boston, Massachusetts., 2018
  • Budney S, Israr S, Weinberg JA, Gagliano RA, Gillespie TL. The Cost of a “Lean Start-Up” Robotic Transabdominal Pre-Peritoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair in a Surgical Training Program. American College of Surgeons Medical Student Section. Boston, Massachusetts., 2018
  • Spear C, England E, Huang D, Bogert J. Gillespie TL, Weinberg J, Mankin J.  REBOA as a Rescue Stategy For Catastrophic Vascular Injury During Robotic Surgery.  Southwestern Surgical Congress.  Phoenix, Arizona. , 2018
  • Rubalcava NS, Dangeti M, Budney S, Israr S, Weinberg JA, Gagliano RA, Gillespie TL. The Cost of a “Lean Start-Up” Robotic Transabdominal Pre-Peritoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair in a Surgical Training Program.  Association of Surgical Educators Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas., 2018
  • Strada T , Gillespie TL. The Application of Lean Starup Methodology to a Hernia Clinic in Mexico.  Association of Surgical Educators Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas., 2018
  • Gillespie TL. Wellness and Burnout During The Surgical Clerkship.  Association of Surgical Educators Annual Meeting, Clerkship Directors Trouble Shooting Course, Austin, Texas., 2018
  • Smith T, Weinberg JA, Goslar PW, Jacobs JV, Gillespie TL, Sochacki MA, Attias N, Thompson TM, Petersen SR. Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism in Patients Undergoing Operation for Pelvic Fracture: Efficacy of an Institutional Clinical Pathway. 2018 Southwestern Surgical Congress Annual Meeting. Napa, California., 2018
  • Gillespie TL.  Wellness for the trauma care provider.  February in Phoenix National Trauma Symposium.  Phoenix, Arizona., 2018
  • Dameworth JL, Weinberg JA, Goslar PW, Stout DJ, Jacobs JV, Gillespie TL, Thompson TM, Petersen SR. Health literacy and quality of physician- trauma patient communication: opportunity for improvement. 2017 Committee on Trauma AZACS Chapter Meeting, Fountain Hills, Arizona., 2017
  • Patel PH, Adler CL, Gillespie TL.  Precipitant or Treatment: Acute Generalized Exanthematosis Pustulosis.  Surgical Infection Society Annual Meeting.  St. Louis, Missouri. , 2017