Dr. Rebecca Gildersleeve is a board-certified pediatrician at Schodack Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Schodack, NY. She received her medical degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, NY, and completed her internship and residency in pediatrics at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY. Dr. Gildersleeve began her studies at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, MA, earning her bachelor’s degree in microbiology. She has particular interests in treating allergies and asthma, providing lactation (breastfeeding) support, and treating skin disorders and ADHD.
Dr. Gildersleeve always loved working with children. During her time at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, a research lab in Boston, she decided to pursue a career in medicine, specifically pediatrics. Dr. Gildersleeve wanted to combine her love of working with children and her interest in medicine. As a pediatrician, Dr. Gildersleeve enjoys partnering with families as their children grow through each stage of development, from newborn to young adult, providing well child care and supporting patients and families during times of illness.
Dr. Gildersleeve moved to the Capital Region in 1997 when she started medical school. She has been a resident of Rensselaer County since 2003 and has been in practice at Schodack Internal Medicine and Pediatrics since 2005. Outside of the office, Dr. Gildersleeve enjoys running and skiing. She lives with her husband, daughter, and dogs.