Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Jeffrey Whitaker, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Fishers, IN. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. 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
  • 30 More

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Hand Conditions
very high
more than 89% of peers
Joint Pain
more than 82% of peers
Limb Pain
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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  • Orthopedic Surgery

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*

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoporosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Upper Extremity Pain
  • Upper Extremity Trauma
  • Urinary Disorders


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  • 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.


  • 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

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitaker to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (4 with comments)
Dr. Whitaker's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (4)
Indianapolis, IN |
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.
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 and it seemed so mild to him. Well I got news for this doctor. That "pain" that he thought I was making up, was actually Polymyalgia Rhuematica. Yes, I was young but not everyone is a liar! Shame on you!
in Indianapolis, IN |
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.
Thank you for the positive feedback. Our patient's experience is our top priority.
in Nashville, Indiana |
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 uncomfortable, the room was Very hot?!! I was referred to this doctor for an elbow scope and I had to pull answers out of him? Will not re-visit this facility. I know less now after my apt than I did before?
Our patient's experience is our top priority. Please email support at orthoindy dot com to further discuss. Thank you.
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Dr. Whitaker accepts 39 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem
    Pathway X Bronze Direct CACA IN HIX
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois PPO
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup
  • HealthSmart
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Husky Health
  • inHealth
  • INTotal Health
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Midwest Health Plan
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • Planned Administration Inc
  • Sagamore Health Network
    Sagamore Plus
  • Simply Healthcare Plans
  • Staywell (Wellcare)
  • Travelers
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare
  • Wellcare of Georgia
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC

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Orthoindy Hospital
8400 Northwest Blvd
Indianapolis, IN 46278
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