Dr. George Whitehead, MD

Dr. George Whitehead, MD

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Pediatric Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
39 y/o
(5)

Accepting new patients

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.

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

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Top Care Areas

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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.

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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."
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Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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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

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

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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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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