Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD


Dr. Darria Long Gillespie is Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy and Chief Doctor at Sharecare, where she answers users' health and wellness questions on her blog Ask Dr. Darria, and brings her expertise as a physician to the development of Sharecare's products and program offerings. In addition to her role at Sharecare, Dr. Darria is an Assistant Professor at the Emory University School of Medicine and works as an emergency room doctor in the Emory University Hospital Emergency Department. She currently is a health contributor on Fox News WAGA Atlanta, has appeared frequently on The Dr Oz Show, and regularly on Fox News Boston. Previously, Dr. Darria was on faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she worked in the ER at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. While at Harvard, Dr. Darria authored a chapter in the preeminent text of Emergency Medicine, and both published and presented academic research articles in disciplines including plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and hospital strategic and financial business development Early on in her medical career, Dr. Darria saw patients becoming both frustrated and frightened by medical information that they heard on the news or read online. This compelled her to commit her life's work to provide patients not only with the most accurate information, but also deliver it in a relatable, compassionate voice. Dr. Darria earned her medical degree from the University of Rochester School of Medicine, her residency in emergency medicine from Yale University School of Medicine, and her MBA from Harvard Business School.



  • Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy, Sharecare Inc


  • Emory University School of Medicine/ Emo...
  • Atlanta, GA