Dr. George Whitehead, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 42
  
Dr. Whitehead
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology

842 S Cowley St Ste 2 Spokane, WA 99202

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Dr. George Whitehead, MD is a Pediatric Ophthalmology Specialist in Spokane, WA and has over 14 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from The Ohio State University College Of Medicine medical school in 2006. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Providence Holy Family Hospital and Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whitehead to book an appointment.


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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitehead treats Headache more than 72% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead treats this condition more than 72% of his peers

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  • Benign Exertional Headache
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Dr. Whitehead treats Nystagmus more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Congenital Motor Nystagmus
  • Nystagmus 1, Congenital, X-Linked
  • Nystagmus 2, Congenital, Autosomal Dominant
  • Nystagmus, Congenital Motor, Autosomal Recessive
  • Nystagmus, Hereditary Vertical
  • Nystagmus, Myoclonic
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Dr. Whitehead treats Brain Disorders more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead treats this condition more than 65% of his peers

Dr. Whitehead's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Strabismus
  • Thyroid Disease

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About Me

Care Philosophy

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

Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Locations

Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology

Northwest Pediatric Ophthalmology842 S Cowley St Ste 2 Spokane, WA 99202
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Providence Holy Family Hospital

Spokane, WA

67% Patient experience rating, 2% lower than the national average

Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital

Spokane, WA

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital

Spokane, WA

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)