James E. Gillespie, M.D.

Dr James Gillespie


  • General Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery


  • Undergraduate School: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Medical School: University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York
  • Internship: University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Residency: University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • Fellowship: Fellowship in Glaucoma, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri

Activities and Achievements

  • Flight Surgeon, United States Air Force, 1972-74
  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Medical College of Virginia
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Vanderbilt University


Dr. Gillespie resides in Waynesboro, Virginia with his wife and has two grown children. His hobbies include gardening and attending several NASCAR races each year with his son. Dr. Gillespie enjoys American History, with an emphasis on the American Civil War and Abraham Lincoln. In addition, he has a fondness for Shakespeare and other Renaissance Theatre. Dr. Gillespie currently sees patients at the Waynesboro office.