Dr. Donald Whitaker, MD

Dr. Donald Whitaker, MD

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Obstetrics & Gynecology  |  
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50 y/o
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Dr. Donald Whitaker, MD is an obstetrics & gynecology doctor who practices in Fort Walton Beach, FL. He is 50 years old and has been practicing for 21 years.

Donald W. Whitaker, MD, PA

924 Mar Walt Dr

Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)

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Perimenopause
very high
more than 96% of peers
Symptomatic Menopause
very high
more than 95% of peers
Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Specialties

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
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Board Certifications

  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Breech Position
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Cervicitis
  • Chlamydia Infections
  • Coagulation Defects in Pregnancy and Postpartum
  • Diabetes
  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Encounters for Normal Pregnancies
  • Endometrial Cancer
  • Endometriosis
  • Female Infertility
  • Genitourinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea Infections
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhage from Placenta Previa
  • Hemorrhoids
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertension Complicating Pregnancy, Childbirth and Postpartum
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Intrauterine Growth Restriction
  • Low Back Pain During Pregnancy
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Maternal Hypotension Syndrome
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Miscarriages
  • Multiple Gestation
  • Nausea
  • Noninflammatory Cervical Disorders
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cancer
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Placenta Previa
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Preeclampsia
  • Pregestational Diabetes Mellitus
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Thrombosis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal Cancer
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Venous Thrombosis and Phlebitis in Pregnancy
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Yeast Infections

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Amniocentesis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Birth Control
  • C-Section
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Colpopexy
  • Colporrhaphy
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Dilation and Curettage
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Endometrial Ablation
  • Excision of Cervix
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fetal Cardiac Monitoring
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecologic Cancer Screening
  • Hysterectomy - Laparoscopic
  • Hysterectomy - Open
  • Hysteroscopy
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Vaginal Hysterectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparotomy
  • Myomectomy - Open and-or Laparoscopic
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Radical Hysterectomies for Cervical Cancer
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sympathectomy
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tubal Ligation
  • Ultrasound, Pelvic
  • Vaginal Birth After Cesarean (VBAC)
  • Vaginal Delivery and VBAC
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Vulvectomy
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

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

  • Vanderbilt University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • Wright State University Boonshoft School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Florida
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University of Florida
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Florida, Obstetrics and Gynecology
    Other Education | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Whitaker does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Whitaker and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Whitaker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitaker to family and friends
4.5
based on 91 total reviews (16 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (91)

  • 5
    (78)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (11)

Dr. Whitaker's Performance

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

Office & Staff Performance

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

Patient Comments (16)

Fort Walton Beach, Florida |
I could never thank Dr. Whitaker enough for all he has done. He never hesitates to do everything he has to figure out a problem. He has answers for every question and always sees the bright side to everything. He is so funny and nice. Sometimes I have to wait to awhile but that's okay, as he never...more
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in Valparaiso, FL |
Best doctor I’ve ever had. Office staff is amazing. Cant recommend them enough
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Crestview, FL |
I just had my 2nd child and I had so many complications during my delivery. Dr. Whitaker was there for me every step of the way. I'm so Thankful and blessed to have had Dr. Whitaker as my doctor!
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Mary Esther, FL |
Dr. Whitaker is the best OB/GYN ever!!! He is funny, and he makes you feel completely comfortable. He is like your best friend after you have seen him once. I recommend him to everyone. My friends that see him love him, too. He is very thorough and will get to the bottom of the problem you are...more
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Ft Walton Beach, FL |
Amazing!! We had the best service and the best delivery with Dr Whitaker, he was very informative, we were able to get lots of sonograms and when we went to deliver everything was very smooth and he checked up on us a lot to make sure we were okay and that all are needs were being meet! He's an...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whitaker accepts 20 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Care HMO
    Blue Select
    BlueDental Choice
    NetworkBlue
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Coventry Health Care of Florida, Inc.
    Employer Group PPO
  • Federal Employee Program (FEP)
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Principal Life
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Whitaker has admitting privileges

Fort Walton Beach Medical Center
1000 Mar Walt Dr
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547
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Sacred Heart Hospital On the Emerald Coast
7800 US Highway 98 W
Miramar Beach, FL 32550
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