Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD

Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD

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Age 59
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Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kinston, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

204 Airport Rd

Kinston, NC 28504

Contact Information

(252) 939-9300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 2 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Whitlark's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitlark performs Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy) more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Whitlark performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Debridement
  • Knee Debridement
Ulcer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitlark treats Ulcer more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Whitlark treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitlark treats Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Whitlark treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Whitlark's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenal Gland Cancer
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Aneurysm
Anorectal Abscess
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Cholangiocarcinoma
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Empyema
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Diverticulum
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gastrotomy
Gynecologic Cancer
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoids
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Liver Cancer
Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Removal, Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Second-Degree Burns
Skin Grafts
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Testicular Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thoracoscopic Excision of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy of Lung With Robotic Assistance
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tracheal Surgery
Trigger Point Injection
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Vein Procedure
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD is a general surgery specialist in Kinston, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine in 1985 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
    Residency Hospital
  • Mercy Catholic Med Center
    Residency Hospital
  • 1985
    University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1985

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2.8

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Select
Amerihealth
Personal Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Capital Blue Cross
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health America PPO
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Geisinger Health Plan
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
UPMC
UPMC PPO

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