Alan Cooke Farrow-Gillespie, MD $$

Pediatric Anesthesiologist

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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UT Southwestern Pediatric Group


Alan Farrow-Gillespie, M.D., is the director of the Pediatric Pain Management Center at Children’s Health℠. He is also an associate professor of anesthesiology and pain management at UT Southwestern Medical Center. 

Dr. Farrow-Gillespie earned his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and finished his anesthesia residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center in California. He completed his pediatric anesthesia fellowship at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, as well as pain management fellowships at the University of Sydney/ Royal North Shore Hospital in Australia and Stanford University Medical Center. 

Dr. Farrow-Gillespie has held academic positions as a clinical instructor at Stanford University Medical Center and as an assistant professor of anesthesiology and pain management at the Texas A&M School of Medicine.  

He is board-certified in anesthesiology, pain management, and hospice and palliative care. He has been published in both American and Canadian medical journals, has given numerous presentations concerning pediatric pain management, and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology with subspecialty certification in pain medicine. 

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1978)
David Grant USAF Medical Center (1980), Transitional Year
Loma Linda University School of Medicine (1986), Anesthesiology
Stanford University Hospital (2005), Pain Management
University of Sydney (2002), Pain Management
Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto (1987), Pediatric Anesthesiology
UK National Health Service (1987), Anesthesiology
Board Certification
American Board of Anesthesiology(Pediatric Anesthesiology),
American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine,
American Board of Anesthesiology

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