Dr. Ian Whitney, MD

Dr. Ian Whitney, MD

Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery  ·  
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Age 36
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Dr. Ian Whitney, MD is an orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from Tx a & M Univ Sys Hsc Coll Of Med in 2009 and specializes in orthopedic shoulder & elbow surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

7500 Barlite Blvd Ste 311

San Antonio, TX 78224

Contact Information

(210) 598-5605

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Community First Health Plans
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
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Top Care Areas

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 97% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Hip Fracture
very high
more than 94% of peers

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Dr. Whitney's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whitney "Dr. Ian J. Whitney is from Bastrop, Texas and earned his Bachelors of Science in Human Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 and his medical degree from Texas A&M Health College of Medicine in College Station, Texas in 2009. He completed his Residency in Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 2014 and a postgraduate Fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at the University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in 2015. During his time as a student and resident, Dr. Whitney earned several honors and awards, including the "Pioneer in Medicine Award" at Texas A&M and the "Who's Who in Orthopaedics and Orthopaedic Surgery" award during his Residency. Dr. Whitney joined Alamo Orthopedics in 2014. Dr. Whitney provides a full range of orthopedic services to include total elbow, shoulder, knee and hip joint replacement, geriatric fractures, general orthopedics, sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive surgery to name a few."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whitney "At Alamo Orthopedics, we combine the best talent and resources to provide exceptional quality, compassion and service. Our providers share a care philosophy that centers on keeping patients healthier by treating the whole person rather than a single illness or injury. "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hip Fracture
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
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42  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • 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
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Tx a & M Univ Sys Hsc Coll Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center At San Antonio
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Washington Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitney's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitney to family and friends
14 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (11)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Whitney'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

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

Dr. Whitney performed shoulder surgery and was very thorough with diagnosis and post op exercises. His mannerisms are very gentle and soothing. Have had numerous surgical procedures and have seen many Drs but Dr. Whitney has been the ONLY Dr. to offer a prayer before surgery which brings peace and...more
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Just had my surgery done last week. After years of seeing other surgeons and having pain/issues after multiple surgeries I got in to see Dr.Whitney. He was more thorough with his questions and advice to me than anyone has ever been. He and I worked together to figure out the best choice for me. I...more
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Dr. Whitney has performed surgery on my shoulder and on my wrist. I could not be more ecstatic with the results. Not only am I a lot better, I had very little to know pain after both of the surgeries. He took a great deal of time explain to me what you would do with both surgeries, and I was very...more
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I had a full knee replacement by Dr. Ian Whitney a couple months back. He answered all my questions (and I had many) and then scheduled my surgery. On surgery day, he came in and talked with me and then asked if he could pray for me and the surgery. Wow - who does that? This is the first surgeon I...more
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I cannot say enough great things about Dr. Whitney! I was referred to him by a friend for foot pain. I was very pleased with the cleanliness of his office and the professionalism of his staff. Dr. Whitney was extrememy knowledgeable and informative. I could tell he really cared about me and was...more
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