Dr. George Whitehead, MD

Dr. George Whitehead, MD

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Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
38 y/o
5 reviews

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Dr. George Whitehead, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology doctor who practices in Spokane, WA. He is 38 years old and has been practicing for 11 years. Dr. Whitehead is affiliated with Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital, Providence Holy Family Hospital and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center....See Less

Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology

105 W 8th Ave Ste 512

Spokane, WA 99204
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Accepted insurance

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

Learn about Dr. Whitehead

Care Philosophy

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

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Dr. Whitehead's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Dermoid Cyst
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Farsightedness
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lazy Eye
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease
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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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitehead to family and friends
5
based on 5 total surveys
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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Dr. Whitehead accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus

Hospitals where Dr. Whitehead has admitting privileges

Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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Providence Holy Family Hospital
5633 N Lidgerwood St
Spokane, WA 99208
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Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
101 W 8th Ave
Spokane, WA 99204
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