Dr. George Whitehead, MD

Dr. George Whitehead, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 40
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Dr. George Whitehead, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Spokane, WA and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from The Ohio State University College Of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology and ophthalmology.

105 W 8th Ave Ste 512

Spokane, WA 99204

Contact Information

(509) 838-6686

Insurance Accepted

  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Diplopia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Exotropia
normal
more than 73% of peers
Hypertropia
normal
more than 64% of peers

Dr. Whitehead'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whitehead "This Physician goes by "Dr. Rick Whitehead." Areas of expertise: Pediatric Ophthalmology, Strabismus, Amblyopia, Blocked Tear Duct, Cataracts, Pediatric Glaucoma, Reading Delay."

2  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

22  Conditions Treated

7  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Retinal Laser Photocoagulation
  • Strabismus Surgery
  • Tear Drainage Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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

  • Brigham Young University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2002
  • The Ohio State University College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Riverside Methodist Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • The Ohio State University Department Of Ophthalmology
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Indiana University Pediatric Ophthalmology
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

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

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitehead to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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Dr. Whitehead'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
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