Dr. Christopher Whitney, MD

Dr. Christopher Whitney, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 71
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christopher Whitney, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Newark, DE. He is 71 years old and has been practicing for 39 years.

4701 Ogletown Stanton Rd Ste 1340

Newark, DE 19713

Contact Information

(302) 733-0404

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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See how frequently Dr. Whitney performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Biopsy of Breast
normal
more than 70% of peers
Breast Diseases
normal
more than 69% of peers
Breast Surgical Procedure
normal
more than 47% of peers

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
15

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Bucknell University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1968
  • Temple University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Temple University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitney to family and friends
4.4
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Whitney's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whitney accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
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  • Coventry Health Care
    Southern Health PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Oxford Health Plans
    Freedom Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Oxford Liberty

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Whitney has admitting privileges

Christiana Care Health System - Christiana Hospital
4755 Ogletown-Stanton Road
Newark, DE 19718
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