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Practice Philosophy

  • "Caring for children and their families; assisting parents to maximize children's health and well-being."

Honors and Awards

  • Voted Father of the Year by my wife and 6 daughters

With more than 20 years of medical experience, Dr. James Horspool serves as medical director of the Charlie Mitchell Children’s Center. He is board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics. Dr. Horspool has practiced at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, Md., National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., Naval Medical Center San Diego, Calif., Kaiser Permanente of Southern California in San Diego, and Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base and Naval Hospital Lemoore inCalifornia. He served as assistant professor of pediatrics at Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences in Bethesda and assistant clinical professor of pediatrics at University of California, San Diego. Dr. Horspool is fluent in Spanish.

After graduating from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Horspool completed his internship and residency in pediatrics at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, Va. He completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology-oncology at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C.

Medical Education

  • Medical SchoolKansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience
  • FellowshipWalter Reed Army Medical Center
  • ResidencyNaval Hospital Portsmouth
  • InternshipNaval Hospital Portsmouth