Dr. Charles Whitlow, MD

Colorectal Surgery •  Male • Age 57

  
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Dr. Charles Whitlow, MD is a colorectal surgery specialist in New Orleans, LA. He specializes in colorectal surgery.


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Ochsner Medical Center

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(504) 826-8027
Ochsner Medical Center1514 Jefferson Hwy New Orleans, LA 70121
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Dr. Whitlow accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Choice Plus POS II
American Lifecare
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Beech Street (Multiplan)
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana PPO
Cigna
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Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Coventry Health Care of Louisiana
Coventry Health Care of Louisiana HMO
Employers Health Network
Evolutions Healthcare Systems
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Worker's Compensation WC
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Humana
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Humana Veterans
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MultiPlan
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PHCS Network PPO
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PPO Plus
PPO Plus PPO
Prime Health Services
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Dr. Whitlow's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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Dr. Whitlow treats Anal Disorders more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Whitlow treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Dr. Whitlow performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Whitlow performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Gastrointestinal Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitlow treats Gastrointestinal Diseases more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Whitlow treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Whitlow's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendicitis
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Whitlow earned his medical degree from the University of Arkansas and completed his internship and residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. He completed his colon and rectal surgery fellowship at Ochsner. Dr. Whitlow i...

Specialties

  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Residency Hospital
William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Internship Hospital
University Of Arkansas College Of Medicine
Medical School

Languages

  • Polish
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog

Awards

Affiliated Hospitals

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Saint Bernard Parish Hospital

Chalmette, LA

60% Patient experience rating, 9% lower than the national average

Ochsner Medical Center

New Orleans, LA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)