Dr. Jess Whitson, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 54

5303 Harry Hines Blvd 6
Dallas, TX 75390
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Dr. Whitson's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UT Southwestern Ophthlmlgy Clnc
UT Southwestern Ophthlmlgy Clnc
5303 Harry Hines Blvd 6
Dallas, TX 75390
UT Southwestern Ophthalmology
Dallas Office
12606 Greenville Ave Ste 180
Dallas, TX 75243
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    Dr. Whitson's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Anterior Vitrectomy
    • Blepharorrhaphy
    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Eye Surgery
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
    • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
    • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
    • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
    • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
    • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
    • Vitreoretinal Surgery
    2
    • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
    • Astigmatism
    • Bell's Palsy
    • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
    • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
    • Blindness
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Dry Eyes
    • Endophthalmitis
    • Exotropia
    • Floaters
    • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Hypotony of Eye
    • Keratitis
    • Macular Hole
    • Migraine
    • Nearsightedness
    • Ocular Hypertension
    • Presbyopia
    • Purulent Endophthalmitis
    • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
    • Retina Diseases
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    • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
    • Retinal Dystrophy
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Sjögren's Syndrome
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Visual Field Defects
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    Background Check for Dr. Whitson

    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

    Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Graduated in 1986

    Internship Hospital

    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Residency Hospital

    Parkland Memorial Hospital

    Fellowship Hospital

    Emory University School Of Medicine
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Whitson & Staff

    • English
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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Whitson

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    Likelihood to Recommend

    5.0
    • 3 responses

    5 out of 5

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitson to family and friends

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Dr. Whitson's Office & Staff

    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Staff friendliness and courteousness

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)

    Under 10 minutes

    3 responses

    Experience with Dr. Whitson

    Level of trust in provider's decisions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider explains medical condition(s)

    4.7 out of 5

    3 responses

    How well provider listens and answers questions

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

    5 out of 5

    3 responses

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Whitson accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

    A
    UT Southwestern Ophthlmlgy Clnc
    5303 Harry Hines Blvd 6
    Dallas, TX 75390
    (214) 645-2020 (Office)
    (214) 575-2664 (Fax)
    B
    UT Southwestern Ophthalmology
    Dallas Office
    12606 Greenville Ave Ste 180
    Dallas, TX 75243
    (214) 645-0950 (Office)
    (972) 669-4298 (Fax)
    C
    UT Southwestern Ophthalmology
    5303 Harry Hines Blvd Fl 6
    Dallas, TX 75390
    (214) 645-0950 (Office)
    D
    UT Southwestern Ophthlmlgy Clnc
    5323 Harry Hines Blvd
    Dallas, TX 75390
    (214) 645-2020 (Office)
    E
    UT Southwestern Ophthalmology
    800 8th Ave Ste 306
    Fort Worth, TX 76104
    (817) 429-3050 (Office)
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