Dr. Mirinda Gillespie is a pediatric hospitalist at Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children. A board-certified pediatrician, Dr. Gillespie diagnoses and treats hospitalized children and coordinates their in-hospital care with other specialists such as surgeons, therapists and case managers.
Before joining Orlando Health Arnold Palmer, she was a clinical instructor of pediatric hospital medicine in California. Dr. Gillespie also has worked in children’s and community hospitals, where her patients have ranged from healthy newborns to critically ill children with multi-organ failure. She enjoys teaching medical students and residents.
Dr. Gillespie’s Training
In addition to earning her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, Maryland, Dr. Gillespie received a Master of Science (ScM) in epidemiology from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health in Baltimore. Her medical training includes a residency in pediatrics at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg, Florida.
She completed a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and women’s and gender studies from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, graduating summa cum laude. Dr. Gillespie also earned a premedical post-baccalaureate certificate from Johns Hopkins University.
About Dr. Gillespie
Dr. Gillespie's interests include quality improvement and clinical research. She has worked on projects including infant safe sleep practices and blood transfusion thresholds for pediatric stem cell recipients. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Hospital Medicine.