Dr. David Whitehead, MD

Dr. David Whitehead, MD

Gastroenterology  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
(18)
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Dr. David Whitehead, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Brunswick, GA. He is 47 years old.

3217 4th St

Brunswick, GA 31520

Contact Information

(912) 267-0058

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Nausea
very high
more than 99% of peers
Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Diarrhea
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
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Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Mesenteric Lymphadenitis
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Enteritis
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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

  • Tulane University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Tulane University School Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Tn College Of Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitehead has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitehead's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitehead to family and friends
3.5
based on 18 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (6)

Dr. Whitehead's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (4)

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Dr. Whitehead has saved the lives of 2 of my family members; my husband, who had a bleeding ulcer several years ago & more recently my father, who had a blocked bile duct. Dr. Whitehead systematically diagnosed each case. Our family’s confidence in him is 2nd to none. He is very easy to talk to,...more
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I TOTALLY disagree with the negative comments posted. So, in short, I do not visit the medical field often. In fact, rarely do I go to a doctor. I had the most wonderful consultation with Dr. Whitehead prior to my Colonoscopy. Doc's bed side manners were literally second to none. Really made me...more
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Brunswick, GA |
Such a rude doctor. Told me there was nothing wrong with me. 2nd opinion proves otherwise. He was so hateful and rude. Never will I return to his office or recommend him to any family or friends.
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O stars. This man is a fool. Do not go to him. I went to him 10 years ago for stomach issues and losing weight and he continually harassed me and called me the medicaid pt. My husband worked for the hospital next door to his office. Nothing wrong with medicaid ps , I am a social worker. Next he...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whitehead accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
    Blue Choice Option POS
    Blue Open Access POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Whitehead has admitting privileges

Southeast Georgia Health System - Camden
2000 Dan Proctor Dr
Saint Marys, GA 31558
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