Dr. Glenn E. Whitted, MD

Dr. Glenn E. Whitted, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 62 years old

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Care Philosophy

"Orthopaedics with Patient Care at Heart."Read more

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After 20 years in the Cleveland area, and many years at the Cleveland Clinic, I returned to the city where...Read more

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Experience with Dr. Whitted
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Whitted's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    10 – 15 minutes (28)
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in Temperance, Mi. |
Went to see Dr. Whitted's P.A. yesterday. I must say, Valerie was everything i would look for in a doctor. I explained my problem which she listened to very carefully. She told me what the X-rays showed, which put me at ease immediately. I commend Dr. Whitted for having Valerie as a wonderful addition to his practice.
in Maumee, OH |
We cant begin to say enough abt this doctor.He is the most caring, compassionate and accomodating doctor we have ever had. My husband I have gone to him ever since he started at The Toledo Clinic, we pray he stays for many more years.We TRUST HIM COMPLETELY.He listens to your concerns + advises accordingly.He gives recommendations when neccessary.You can count on him to be there when you need him.Feel confident to go to DR. GLENN WHITTED for any orthopedic concerns or conditions you may have.
in Oberlin, OH |
Dr. Whitted has been my orthopedic physician for the past 11 years. He replaced both my knees, surgeries 10 years apart, using the minimally invasive technique. I walk without pain and with full functionality in both knees. Besides his surgical prowess, Dr. Whitted has wonderful patient relationship skills. He explains the ?what? and the ?why? of the recommended treatment in easily understood terms. He always answered questions fully. I am so satisfied that I always recommend Dr. Whitted!
in Toledo, OH |
Dr. Whitted is an enthusiastic and congenial man who treats his patients as if they were family. He listens closely to what his patients say to him. He is supportive and optimistic and always a gentleman.
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Meniscus Injuries
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Replacement, Robotic-Assisted
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Ohio.

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  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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

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  • Medical School
    Med Fac Westfalischen U Munster

    Graduated in 1982

    University Of Toledo College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1986

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Carmel Mercy Hospital

    Completed in 1987

  • Residency Hospital
    Mt Carmel Mercy Hospital

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Central Dupage Hospital

    Completed in 1992

  • Undergraduate School
    Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Other Education
    Masters In Business Administration

    Completed in 2012

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Patient's Choice Award from Vitals.com, 2011
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Dr. Whitted's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Ohio not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Why Does Experience Matter?

Even specialists specialize. One orthopedic surgeon might do nothing but hip surgeries, while another does nothing but knees. If you want the best possible care, it’s critical to match your medical need with the doctor who truly specializes in treating it.


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Dr. Whitted's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

Experience with Dr. Whitted

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients

Dr. Whitted says...

After 20 years in the Cleveland area, and many years at the Cleveland Clinic, I returned to the city where I attended medical school: Toledo. I have loved taking care of Toledo once, and taking care of patients at the Toledo Clinic has been some of the best work of my career.

Our office staff are friendly and welcoming. I think this reflects the pleasant environment I have worked to create in our orthopedic office. Besides our office manager - with 15 years at the Toledo Clinic - there are two Medical Assistants to serve are patients. These are certified professionals who are able to help all of our patients with any medical or office concern.

I have worked for many years with a physician assistant, and currently the Physician Assistant in my office brings a wealth of experience, more than 15 years, in physical therapy, prior to becoming a physician assistant. The physician assistant (PA) knows and treats all of my patients with me, and has daily office appointments. While I am in surgery 3 days a week, the PA is able to manage all postsurgical and medical concerns of our patients, as well as evaluate and treat new orthopedic problems. Our patients admire his kindness and good loosening skills.

My special training is in joint reconstruction, which means that my expertise is in joint surgery. I have over 25 years of experience with shoulder, hip, and knee replacement. In addition, I have the same years of experience with arthroscopic surgery at the shoulder and knee, including for sports injuries with torn meniscus of the knee, and torn rotator cuff of the shoulder.

Modern joint replacement techniques have changed, and I have kept pace with these changes. The most important change in hip replacement surgery has been the use of ANTERIOR approach, which is surgery from the front of the hip. This new technique has been shown to reduce pain, improve early mobility, and reduce the complications of hip replacement surgery done with other techniques.

The frontier of joint surgery will bring ROBOTICS and robotic-arm assisted joint replacement surgery. I am trained in both of these methods, and currently I am certified to perform robotically assisted partial and total knee replacements. It is my personal opinion that the final frontier in orthopedic surgery will be with biologic treatments. Currently we are researching STEM CELL treatments for orthopedic applications, including regenerative joint treatments which may some day obviate the need for joint replacement surgery.

Our office staff will assist patients in obtaining a timely appointment, either the same day or next day, to evaluate any orthopedic problem of the shoulder, elbow, hip, or knee.


Dr. Whitted's Care Philosophy

"Orthopaedics with Patient Care at Heart."