Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Fishers, IN and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Medical College Of Georgia in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

10995 Allisonville Rd Ste 102

Fishers, IN 46038

Contact Information

(317) 884-5168

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
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Top Care Areas

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

Hand Conditions
very high
more than 89% of peers
Joint Pain
high
more than 82% of peers
Limb Pain
normal
more than 78% of peers

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Dr. Whitaker's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whitaker "Dr. Whitaker received his undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia in Athens, Georgia in 1979 and his medical degree from the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta in 1983. He completed both his internship (1984) and his residency in orthopedic surgery (1988) at Indiana University and affiliated hospitals in Indianapolis. In 1989, he completed a one-year fellowship in hand surgery and microsurgery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Special interests include shoulder, elbow and hand injuries. Dr. Whitaker is a member of the Indiana State Medical Association, Indianapolis Medical Society, Indiana Orthopaedic Society, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Hand Surgery. "
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

3  Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
    Accredited by: American Board of Obstetrics & Gynecology*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

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15  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture Care
  • Hepatitis C Virus Screening
  • Hepatitis Screening
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Thyroid Screening

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Indiana.

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

  • University Of Georgia
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • Medical College Of Georgia
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Indiana University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of Alabama
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitaker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitaker's Reviews

3.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitaker to family and friends
12 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Whitaker's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I found Dr. Whitaker to be condescending and difficult to communicate with. He was the classic doc who talks down to patients, makes them wait, and is impatient when they ask questions. I would not recommend him.
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I was eventually sent to this doctor after being told I had to get out of my job through workers comp. It was very obvious who he worked for after my visit. I left in tears on several occasions. This doctor is very rude and told my nurse in front of me that I acted like the "pain" was killing me...more
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this Dr. is Top notch and very skilled,professional and very thorough in explaning what is expected as a result.I'm a strong critic and this man has my support and a happy patient!! HIGHLY RECOMEND!!! THANK YOU DR. WHITAKER FOR FIXING MY THUMB !!GLAD TO HAVE YOU AS A DR.
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I would not recommend this Dr. to others anyone and hope he was having a bad day and doesn't treat all of his customers like I was. I was asked to arrive at 8:30 for a 9:00 AM appointment, I was seen at 9:45 for about 2 minutes The exam room I was placed in for this long wait, extremely...more
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