She is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics and is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Medical College of Georgia and Mercer University. She is on staff at both Memorial University Medical Center and St Josephs/Candler hospitals.
Having breastfed all three of her children, Dr. Gheesling has a great passion for breastfeeding and in 2018 she became an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) so she could be better equipped to help her patients and their parents with breastfeeding. She is an EPIC Breastfeeding Trainer for the American Academy of Pediatrics Georgia Chapter, she can teach the physicians of Georgia about breastfeeding.
She is married to her husband, Brian, and they have three children, Anna Kate, Miller, and Jack. They also have two dogs and a Persian cat. They enjoy boating, going to the beach, and traveling.