• Tualatin Pediatric Clinic

  • Meridian Park Medical Plaza 2
  • 19260 SW 65th Ave., Suite 340
    Tualatin, OR 97062
    United States
  • P: (503) 691-9777
  • Portland Pediatric Clinic

  • Peterkort Centre 1
  • 9555 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 301
    Portland, OR 97225
    United States
  • P: (503) 297-3371

RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE

RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE Spanish Speaking Pediatrician

RJ Gillespie, MD, MHPE

Graduated from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1997, and completed his residency training at Rush Children Hospital in Chicago, Illinois in 2000. He completed a year as Chief Resident at Rush in 2001, and has also received a Master of Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois – Chicago.  He is board certified in Pediatrics and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Dr. Gillespie’s passion lies in improving the quality of care delivered to children of all ages, with particular interest in early childhood.  He has been instrumental in training providers across the state on the implementation of various screening tools, including for developmental delays, autism, adolescent depression and substance abuse, and maternal depression.  He is currently working on screening for parental Adverse Childhood Experiences (a project shared within TCC with Dr. Pettersen) and has been recognized nationally for this work.

Dr. Gillespie serves as the Medical Director for the Oregon Pediatric Improvement Partnership, where he works with multiple practices across the state in improving the quality of care given to all children.  He also advocates for children in multiple state policy committees, including the workgroups responsible for deciding the maternal and child health quality measurements that are used in assessing the care delivered through the Coordinated Care Organizations.  He has also been involved in the committees responsible for determining the standards for practices becoming certified as a medical home under the state’s Patient Centered Primary Care Home Program.

He is fluent in Spanish.  He is a Master Gardener with the OSU Extension Service, and also enjoys travel, reading, photography, cooking, and hanging out with his German Shepherd.

Accepting siblings of established patients.

Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00 – 5:30
Thursdays – 1:00 – 5:30
Tuesday off

When will TCC offer Flu Vaccine Clinics?

TCC appreciates your patience as we wait for our flu vaccine supply to arrive. Like all health care organizations, TCC has been planning for flu clinics since last spring (we order our vaccine in February!). However, we do not have control over when we receive our vaccine supply.  We anticipate opening Flu Clinics in Early October, but are waiting to start scheduling until we have the vaccines in our office    

 

 

Additional Flu Clinic Information

Please keep tuned to our website and Facebook where we will announce sign ups.  You may also consider signing up for Portal – we will send out an email to all Portal users announcing flu clinic sign ups. Plus, portal users will be able to utilize online flu clinic scheduling option!

We also want to remind you that the flu mist (intranasal spray) was found to have poor efficacy and is not recommended for the 2016-2017 flu season, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).  In order to provide the best protection we will be offering the injectable flu vaccine only this year, which is recommended by the AAP and CDC for all children ages 6 months and older.

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