Dr. Darria Long Gillespie, MD

Bio

Darria Long Gillespie, MD MBA, FACEP, is Sharecare’s Senior Vice President of Clinical Strategy, an Emergency Department physician at Northside Hospital, Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine and national spokesperson for the American College of Emergency Physicians.

As a board certified emergency physician, Dr. Long Gillespie is a frequent health expert on national TV and has appeared on CNN, CNBC, FoxNews Network, and The Dr. Oz show. In addition, she is a featured blogger on The Huffington Post for “The Busy Woman’s Guide to Health…and Sanity", DoctorOz.com, and hosts Sharecare Radio on iHeart Radio’s RadioMD, an hourly live radio show and podcast. She also oversees the development of content for Sharecare's award-winning app, AskMD, and leads Sharecare's Scientific and Medical Advisory Council.

Dr. Long Gillespie 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. After residency she joined the faculty at Harvard Medical School, where she worked in the ER at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA.

Dr. Long Gillespie has authored a chapter in the preeminent text of Emergency Medicine, and published and presented research in disciplines including plastic surgery, orthopedic surgery and hospital strategic/financial business development.

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Affiliation:

  • Executive Vice President, Clinical Strategy, Sharecare Inc

Location:

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

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    What is the difference between vaccination and immunization?

    In most ways that we discuss them, they’re the same thing, but there’s a slight nuance. Immunization refers to building immunity to a certain infectious disease -- such as chicken pox, the flu, or polio. That can be built two ways. The first is by getting sick from the disease. For instance, if you catch the chicken pox, it will make...Read More
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    Another useful tip to keep your children safe this summer! Make sure your children are drinking plenty of water.
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    How Do I Treat Bad Breath Naturally?

    You can treat bad breath naturally by simply chewing on some parsley. In this video, emergency medicine physician Darria Long Gillespie, MD, explains how parsley can neutralize the odor that is caused by bacteria that live on your teeth and tongue.
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    What Should I Do If I Have the Flu?

    Flu symptoms are more severe than those caused by a cold, and there are treatments for a faster recovery, explains Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA, an emergency room doctor at Emory University Hospital. In this video, learn how to get well faster.
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    Do I Have a Cold or the Flu?

    Not sure if you have a cold or a full blown case of the flu? In this video, Darria Long Gillespie, MD, MBA, an emergency room doctor at Emory University Hospital, explains the difference between common colds and the flu.
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    How Can I Help Reduce Joint Pain?

    A soothing poultice, made with baking soda and water in a soft cloth, can help relieve the pain and swelling from a joint injury. In this video, emergency medicine physician Darria Long Gillespie, MD, describes how to make and apply a poultice.
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    Should I Be Worried About My Snoring?

    If you wake up in the middle of the night gasping for air or keep your partner awake due to snoring, you may have sleep apnea. In this video, Darria Gillespie, MD, MBA, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital, explains.
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    Are Steroid Injections for Back Pain Safe?

    Steroid injections for back pain have been in the news due to fungal meningitis. Are they safe? In this video, Darria Gillespie, MD, MBA, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital, discusses steroids and alternatives.
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    What Is Preeclampsia and Its Symptoms?

    Preeclampsia is a dangerous condition that occurs in the last half of pregnancy. Symptoms include headache, vision changes and vomiting. In this video, Darria Gillespie, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital, explains preeclampsia.
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    If I'm Pregnant, Should I Be Worried About Spotting?

    If you're pregnant, spotting and bleeding can be perfectly normal—or it can be a sign of trouble. In this video, Darria Gillespie, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital, explains when you should see your OBGYN for spotting.
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    Beware of Soup, Sauce and Salad Dressing

    Soups and salads often seem like healthy restaurant choices, but they're actually easy to accidentally fatten up. Emergency medicine physician Darria Long-Gillespie, M.D. offers tips in this video about how to make the best choices possible when dini
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    Do You Know the Signs of Hypoglycemia?

    Hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar, is a serious concern of diabetes patients. Sharecare's chief doctor, Darria Long-Gillespie, M.D. describes the symptoms in this video, as well as what to do if you experience a blood sugar crash.
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    How to Help Kids Get Back on a Normal Sleep Schedule

    The right amount of sleep is important for kids and teens headed back to school. In this video, Darria Gillespie, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital, offers her tips to get children back on a healthy sleep schedule.
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    The Full Moon and Other Sleep Detractors

    Are you having trouble sleeping? You can blame the full moon, as one recent study does—or a dozen sleep detractors. In this video, Darria Gillespie, MD, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital offers these tips for better sleep.
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    Minimize Side Effects from ADHD Medications

    Medications can help children with ADHD, but they can also cause side effects. In this video, Darria Gillespie, an emergency room physician at Emory University Hospital, offers these tips to minimize side effects from ADHD medications.