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Dr. Albert W. Gillespy

Specialties and Areas of Focus

Dr. Albert Gillespy is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon and long-time resident of the Daytona Beach area. He received his undergraduate education at the University of Florida in Gainesville and medical education at Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA. He did his internship in general surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, and residence in orthopaedic surgery at Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA. He has a publication in the September, 1985, issue of the Journal Bone and Joint Surgery, “Guidelines for the Use of Digital Tourniquets based on Physiological Pressure Measurement.” Dr. Albert Gillespy began his practice in orthopaedic surgery at the Orthopaedic Clinic of Daytona Beach in September, 1987. He is the son of Dr. Thurman Gillespy who is the founding member of the Clinic. In 1999, he invented and patented the Daytona Cervical Orthosis (DCO), a cervical-thoracic brace.

Dr. Albert Gillespy practices general orthopaedic surgery with special interest in spine. His orthopaedic practice includes surgical and non-surgical treatment, spinal disorders, neck and back pain, arthritis, joint disease, total joint replacement, out-patient unicondylar knee replacement, arthroscopic knee surgery, shoulder problems, shoulder rotator cuff tendon repair surgery, hand disorders, carpal tunnel syndrome, foot disorders, bunion surgery, fractures, and osteoporosis. He performs surgery at Twin Lakes Ambulatory Surgery Center, Halifax Medical Center, and Florida Hospital-Ormond Memorial.

Throughout his years of practice in the Daytona Beach area, he has been involved in many community projects including the Halifax Dunn Clinic (formerly Keech Street Clinic), scoliosis screening in the middle schools, physician residency program at Halifax Medical Center, and physical therapy and occupational therapy training programs through the University of St. Augustine, St. Augustine, FL. In addition, he served as the orthopaedic surgeon on call and on site for the Daytona International Speedway from 1989 through 2004.

Albert Gillespy and his wife, Doreen, are parents of two teenage daughters. He and his wife actively participate in their school and extracurricular activities.

Undergraduate Education
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
September 1974 - June 1978
Bachelor of Science

Medical Education
Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA
September 1978 - June 1982

General Surgery - PGY 1
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
Philadelphia, PA
July 1982 - June 1983

Orthopaedic Surgery - PGY 2-5
Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Pennsylvania State University, Hershey, PA
July 1983 - June 1987

Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Diplomat - July 21, 1989
Recertification by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery on July, 1999 valid through December 31, 2009
Recertification by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery on July 2009 valid through December 31, 2019

Fellow, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1989
Fellow, American College of Surgeons, October 1990
Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, March 1991

Daytona Cervical Orthosis (DCO) – A cervical thoracic brace
United States Patent No. 5,964.722
Date of Patent: October 12, 1999

Hospital Affiliations
Halifax Medical Center, Daytona Beach
Halifax Medical Center, Port Orange
Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Daytona Beach
Florida Hospital Oceanside, Ormond Beach
Twin Lakes Surgery Center, Daytona Beach

Medical Memberships
Volusia County Medical Society
Florida Medical Association
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Jefferson Medical College Alumni Association
Expert Medical Advisor - Florida Division of Workers' Compensation


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