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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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Appointments & Offices

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Accepting new patients?

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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 Transplant
    • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
    • Eyelid Reconstruction Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Prosthetics
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Pterygium Excision
    • 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)
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    • Acquired Coloboma
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
    • Anterior Scleritis
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Behçet's Disease
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blepharitis
    • Blind Hypertensive Eye
    • Blind Hypotensive Eye
    • Blindness
    • Blocked Tear Duct
    • Cataract
    • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
    • Chalazion
    • Chorioretinal Scars
    • Chorioretinitis
    • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
    • Color Blindness
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Contusion of the Eyeball
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Dacryoadenitis
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Cataracts
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    • 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
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Farsightedness
    • Floaters
    • Focal Chorioretinitis and Focal Retinochoroiditis
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Giant Cell Arteritis
    • Glaucoma
    • Graves' Disease
    • Headache
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Heterophoria
    • Hypertropia
    • Hyphema
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Hypotropia
    • Keratitis
    • Keratoconus
    • Lazy Eye
    • Lupus Erythematosus
    • Macular Edema
    • Macular Hole
    • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
    • Mechanical Strabismus
    • Migraine
    • Monofixation Syndrome
    • Nearsightedness
    • Nystagmus
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Optic Neuritis
    • Orbital Cellulitis
    • Parasitic Endophthalmitis
    • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
    • Pinguecula
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Presbyopia
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Pseudotumor Cerebri
    • Pterygium
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Hemangioma
    • Retinal Hemorrhage
    • Retinal Ischemia
    • Retinal Neovascularization
    • Retinal Telangiectasia
    • Retinal Vascular Occlusion
    • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
    • Retinoblastoma
    • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
    • Retinoschisis
    • Sarcoidosis
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Still's Disease
    • Stye
    • Trichiasis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Visual Field Defects
    • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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    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

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    4.4 out of 5

    Dr. Whitney's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    4.8 out of 5

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    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    10 – 15 minutes

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    Experience with Dr. Whitney

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    4.6 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    4.8 out of 5

    5 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    4.6 out of 5

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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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