Female doctor smiling in a well lit hallway.

Gretchen S. Gibbs, MD, FAAP


About This Provider

Gretchen Gibbs, MD, FAAP, is with Springfield Clinic’s Pediatrics Department, seeing patients at the Springfield Clinic Pediatrics facility in Springfield. Dr. Gibbs joined Springfield Clinic in 2015.

Dr. Gibbs earned her medical degree at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine in Springfield and completed her pediatrics internship and residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. Prior to joining Springfield Clinic, Dr. Gibbs served as a pediatrics physician for several years in both California and the Springfield, Ill. area. 

“I grew up going to the same clinic as a patient that I actually work in now,” says Dr. Gibbs. “I loved going there, so from a young age I thought that would be where I would end up professionally.” 

Dr. Gibbs’ scope of care includes comprehensive evaluation and treatment in all aspects of pediatric and adolescent medicine. 

“Your children become as important to us as our children,” says Dr. Gibbs. “We acknowledge that you are the primary caregiver of your child, and you know your child the best. So, we trust your opinion on what you think may be wrong, too.” 

In her free time, Dr. Gibbs loves being in the ocean and enjoys activities like scuba-diving and snorkeling. 

Top 10% Patient Experience

This provider ranks in the top 10% nationally in patient experience, based on scores from the "Care Provider Overall" question on surveys completed with Press Ganey.



  • Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL


  • Pediatrics, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA

Board Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • American Medical Association
  • Sangamon County Medical Society


Exterior building view of Springfield Clinic Pediatrics located in Springfield, Illinois.

Springfield Clinic Pediatrics

3501 Old Jacksonville Road

Springfield , IL 62711

Closed • Opens at 8:00 AM