Dr. Duane Whitaker, MD

Dr. Duane Whitaker, MD

Dermatology  ·  
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Age 71
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Dr. Duane Whitaker, MD is a dermatologist in Visalia, CA and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from Univ Of Az Coll Of Med in 1979 and specializes in dermatology.

5530 Avenida De Los Robles

Visalia, CA 93291

Contact Information

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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Top Care Areas

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

Skin Infections
very high
more than 98% of peers
Acne
very high
more than 97% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Whitaker's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Dermatology*

62  Conditions Treated

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14  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Chemical Peel
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

2 Sanctions
  • Disciplinary action in another state (9/13/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: California
  • Unprofessional Conduct (4/6/2017)
    Action Taken: Reprimand
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Arizona
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Univ Of Az Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Good Samaritan Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • University Ia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Whitaker has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Whitaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitaker's Reviews

2.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitaker to family and friends
4 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (1)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Whitaker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    FAIR
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    FAIR

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    FAIR
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

On the surface, Dr. Whitaker is a nice, friendly person. However, I had an experience with him that completely changed my viewpoint. Without getting into too much detail, I found that he is quite defensive, angers easily, contradicts what his staff tells you on the phone and is unwilling to admit...more
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I have had many skin cancers removed by Dr. Whitaker. With no problems. A very nice man. And a wonderful Doctor.
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