Dr. Clayton Whitney, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 59

1327 Troup Hwy
Tyler, TX 75701
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Dr. Whitney's Experience

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Dr. Whitney's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Mother Frances Hospital - Tyler
800 E Dawson St
Tyler, TX 75701

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
TRINITY CLINIC
TRINITY CLINIC
1327 Troup Hwy
Tyler, TX 75701
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    Dr. Whitney's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Biopsy of Cornea
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Cornea Surgery
    • Cornea Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Surgery
    • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
    • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
    • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
    • Repair of Eye Laceration
    • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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    • Acquired Coloboma
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Autoimmune Diseases
    • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Benign Tumor
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
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    • Corneal Diseases
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Cataracts
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Disseminated Chorioretinitis and Disseminated Retinochoroiditis
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Duane Retraction Syndrome
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Entropion
    • Esophoria
    • Esotropia
    • Exotropia
    • Eye Cancer
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Hypotropia
    • Iridocyclitis
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Monofixation Syndrome
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemangioma
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Tear Duct Disorders
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Thyroid Disease
    • Trichiasis
    • Ulcer
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    Background Check for Dr. Whitney

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Texas.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Graduated in 1981

    Internship Hospital

    Brigham Womens Hospital Harvard
    Complete in 1982

    Residency Hospital

    University Tex Med Center San Antonio
    Complete in 1985

    Fellowship Hospital

    Wilmer Institute Johns Hopkins H
    Complete in 1986
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Whitney & Staff

    • English
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    Dr. Whitney's Hospital Quality

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    4.5 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Yantis, TX |

    Dr. Whitney not only preformed a successful Lasik surgery on my terribly bad vision but was generally responsible for discovering a 90 % blockage in my left cardioid artery. I will be forever great full And on top of being a worthy doctor ... he is a nice guy !

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Whitney accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

    What insurance does he accept?*

    • Aetna
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
    • Cigna-HealthSpring
    • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    • Healthcare USA
    • HealthSmart
    • Humana
    • Private HealthCare Systems
    • Scott & White Health Plan
    • Texas True Choice
    • UnitedHealthCare
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    TRINITY CLINIC
    1327 Troup Hwy
    Tyler, TX 75701
    (903) 606-4520 (Office)
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