Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD

Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD

Cardiac Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 59
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Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Kinston, NC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med in 1985 and specializes in cardiac surgery.

204 Airport Rd

Kinston, NC 28504

Contact Information

(252) 939-9300

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • UPMC

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Top Care Areas

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

Ulcer
very high
more than 99% of peers
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Pleural Effusion
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Whitlark's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*

68  Conditions Treated

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39  Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Univ Of Sc Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • Mercy Catholic Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitlark has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitlark's Reviews

2.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitlark to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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

Dr. Whitlark's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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