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Frederick D. Gillespie

Born  1927

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American ophthalmologist, born 1927.

Biography of Frederick D. Gillespie

Frederick D. Gillespie does private practice of ophthalmology in Parkersburg (2001). He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1956 and interned at the University of Iowa, 1956 – 1957. His academic interest is in plastic surgery.

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