Dr. Robert R. Whitaker, MD

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Specializes in Ophthalmology • Male • Age 69

2001 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 425
Irving, TX 75061
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Dr. Whitaker's Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

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Hospital Quality

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Baylor Surgical Hospital at Las Colinas
400 W Lyndon B Johnson Fwy
Irving, TX 75063

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Accepting new patients?

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Medical Surgery Clinic Irving
MEDICAL & SURGICAL CLINIC
2001 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 425
Irving, TX 75061
MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CLINIC OF IRVING
Medical and Surgical Clinic of Irving
2021 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 150
Irving, TX 75061
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    Dr. Whitaker's Experience

    Specialties

    • Ophthalmology

    Board Certifications

    • Ophthalmology
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    • Cataract Removal Surgery
    • Excision of Chalazion
    • Eyelid Surgery
    • Glaucoma Surgery
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    • Blepharitis
    • Brain Disorders
    • Cataract
    • Chalazion
    • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
    • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
    • Corneal Erosion
    • Corneal Ulcer
    • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
    • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
    • Diabetic Retinopathy
    • Diplopia
    • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
    • Drusen
    • Dry Eyes
    • Ectropion of Eyelid
    • Entropion
    • Eye Infections
    • Eyelid Disorders
    • Eyelid Spasm
    • Floaters
    • Glaucoma
    • Headache
    • Headache (incl. Migraine)
    • Herpetic Keratitis
    • Keratitis
    • Lazy Eye
    • Macular Edema
    • Migraine
    • Ocular Hypertension
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    • Paralytic Strabismus
    • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
    • Progressive High Myopia
    • Retina Diseases
    • Retinal Vein Occlusion
    • Senile Cataracts
    • Strabismus
    • Stye
    • Temporal Arteritis
    • Vascular Disease
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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 Illinois College Of Medicine Chicago
    Graduated in 1972

    Internship Hospital

    University Texas Health Science Center
    Complete in 1974

    Residency Hospital

    University Texas Health Science Center
    Complete in 1976
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Whitaker & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Dr. Whitaker's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Patient Satisfaction

    Patients' feedback on their experience with Dr. Whitaker

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    • 8 responses
    • 1 review

    4 out of 5

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    5 out of 5
    - in Irving, TX |

    professional, caring, although Dr. Whitaker didn't perform my Cataract surgery, he eased my fears about the surgery. My Mom, step-Dad, Brother, and several friends had been to see Dr. Whitaker.

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    Office Locations

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    Medical Surgery Clinic Irving
    MEDICAL & SURGICAL CLINIC
    2001 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 425
    Irving, TX 75061
    (972) 253-2520 (Office)
    (972) 253-4218 (Fax)
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    MEDICAL AND SURGICAL CLINIC OF IRVING
    Medical and Surgical Clinic of Irving
    2021 N MacArthur Blvd Ste 150
    Irving, TX 75061
    (972) 253-4315 (Office)
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    What to Ask Your Doctor About Dry Eyes

    A Closer Look at Cataracts

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