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Dr. Katherine Whipple, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery •  Female • Age 39

  
Dr. Whipple

Envision Eye & Aesthetics

3000 Monroe Ave Ste 100 Rochester, NY 14618
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(585) 444-3937

Dr. Katherine Whipple, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Rochester, NY. She specializes in oculoplastic surgery, ophthalmology, and more.


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Dr. Whipple accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Whipple's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eyelid Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whipple treats Eyelid Disorders more than 89% of her peers

Dr. Whipple treats this condition more than 89% of her peers

Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whipple treats Moles (Benign Skin Lesions) more than 76% of her peers

Dr. Whipple treats this condition more than 76% of her peers

Tear Duct Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whipple treats Tear Duct Disorders more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Whipple treats this condition more than 72% of her peers

Dr. Whipple's conditions and procedures:

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Conjunctivitis
  • Asian Eyelid Surgery
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brow Lift
  • Cancer
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Chalazion
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Cosmetic Botox® Injection
  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Endoscopic Brow Lift
  • Entropion
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Eyelid Tumor Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Graves' Disease
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Headache
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Keratitis
  • Maxillary Hypoplasia
  • Migraine
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Punctal Plug Insertion
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Retina Diseases
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Skin Lesion Removal
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Tear Duct Probing
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Whipple's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Whipple

4.5

Based on 30 reviews

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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Katherine Whipple, MD
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Dr Whipple not only gave me my vision back with eyelid surgery that included some complications, her concern for appearance was an added appreciated benefit! Her care for her patients complete wellbeing is another indication of her medical competence. I would highly recommend her and her office anytime! She and her staff are top notch!
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Patricia Thompson – Mar 20, 2020
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Great dr. She did my eyelids and repaired torn ear. All was excellent
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Apr 25, 2019
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Dr. Kathy is the best ! I live in Chicago now, but still fly to Rochester to see her because the care and treatment I receive is exceptional. She is very friendly, knowledgeable and always takes the time to answer all my questions until I feel comfortable moving forward with treatment. Also, her staff are super friendly !
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Ashley in Fairport – Aug 22, 2018
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It really seems like I am visiting some friends vs going to a doctors appointment when I come here. Everyone is always so pleasant, my appointment is always on time without feeling rushed. Dr Whipple is very talented and knowledgeable. I would recommend her and her office to anyone.
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KENNETH ROLLAND in Rochester , NY – Jul 04, 2018
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Great experience!
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Susan A. in Rochester – Jun 18, 2018
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Excellent & responsive physician that really listens to what your needs are, superb staff, amazing results...….would not consider going anyplace else! I love having a female doctor; I feel like I'm really being listened to and she is interested in helping me achieve the best looking "me".
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LL in Rochester, NY – Jun 15, 2018
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Dr. Whipple performed two surgeries on my eyes and both had excellent outcomes. Dr.Whipple exhibited great skill and confidence which put me at ease. Her professionalism is second to none. I have recommended her to my friends and to anyone else who has needed eye surgery. And may I add she is a very kind and compassionate person. Her office staff and nurses are also excellent. John Thompson
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John Thompson in Williamson, NY – May 31, 2018
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I had eye surgery by Dr. Whipple and did not have a good experience. I had to have 3 more corrective surgeries to fix my eye because of the work she did. Be careful. I would not recommend Dr. Whipple for any eye surgery.
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Feb 20, 2018
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Uncertain and confused about my diagnosis "squamous cell carcinoma" within my right lower eye lid (pocket) I found Dr. Whipple confident and reassuring in her explanation of all aspects of my diagnosis..from definition of squamous cell carcinoma to details of the surgery and its aftermath...she prepared me well..confidence and trust of a Dr. is very important to me and Dr. Whipple aced that for me....fortunately the surgery went very well as did my healing. Many thanks to her dedicated staff!
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Rosanna Granger in Victor ny – Feb 09, 2018
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I had wonderful treatment path with Dr. Whipple, from a first minor eye irritation to a a recent surgical procedure. Her office staff is very caring, accommodating and professional. I would recommend Dr. Whipple to any family member, friend or anyone that would be having eye problems.
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R. Paulsen in Victor, NY – Dec 16, 2017
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Dr. Whipple is a down to earth, caring doctor. She has created her office with a wonderful staff. Love this office. This is the place to go!
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Patti Grant in Rochester, NY – Nov 04, 2017
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Excellent experience from my first appointment to surgery and in post surgery. Very excited with the outcome. I think I look fantastic thanks to Dr. Whipple and her staff.
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Carol Cavallaro in Rochester, NY – Oct 09, 2017
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Dr. Whipple is friendly, well organized with a good "surgical hand".. I had two minor but needed surgical procedures on my eyelids, after meeting with a lack of success with another provider.
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Michelle in Rochester, NY – Sep 26, 2017
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Dr. Whipple and staff are fantastic! I recently had work done due to a medical condition that has left me with facial paralysis. I was so stressed going in. Dr. Whipple quickly put my mind to ease, and did an amazing job. I couldn’t be happier with the results! I’ll be back for Eyelid surgery this fall and have absolutely no worries that I am in great hands! What an amazing team of knowledgeable and caring people. They do wonderful facials too!
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K.J in Canandaigua, NY – Aug 07, 2017
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I would highly recommend Dr. Whipple to family and friends. She was professional, caring and knowledgeable. I am very pleased with the outcome of my procedure.
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Sandy Dyer-Wigg in Pittsford, NY – Jul 20, 2017
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Just saw Dr. Whipple and had such a good experience. She is gentle, knowledgeable, and puts you at ease. She is happy to answer your questions and you never feel rushed or unimportant.
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anne in Fairport, NY – Jul 19, 2017
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It is pleasure to know Dr. Whipple and her staff, they all are knowledgeable, pleasant and very helpful. The work done on my aging face is satisfactory and will go back for more (work!).
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Canandaigua, NY – Jun 01, 2017
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It was a pleasure having Dr. Whipple operate on my eyelids, and I'm super happy with my end result! She was very informative, knowledgeable, and sensitive to my concerns at the very beginning and throughout the entire process. Dr. Whipple and her team (thank you Amanda!) made me feel comfortable, welcome, and confident.
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F.S. in Rochester, NY – May 10, 2017
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Dr whipple did a fabulous job on my eyes! I followed her post-op instructions and had no complications or pain! Highly recommend her to my friends a d family. I have received numerous compliments of how natural her work looks.
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J.S in Brighton, NY – Apr 10, 2017
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Dr. Whipple and her staff are the perfect combination of professionalism and friendliness of any doctor's office I've ever been in. She solved the problem of ptosis in one of my eyes that another eye surgeon had been unable to repair 3 times! Aesthetician Amanda has done a great job of microblading that has restored my eyebrows to a more natural look that thyroid disease and aging had robbed me of. Everyone in the office is very welcoming. I can't recommend them highly enough!
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Auburn, NY – Apr 10, 2017
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About Me

Dr. Whipple opened Envision Eye & Aesthetics, a practice based on her philosophy that "If you treat each patient as you would a loved one, you can't go wrong."  She believes each person is unique, so his or her health care should be too.   Every member of the Envision team believes in this philosophy, making it easy to take care of each patient by simply doing the right thing.

Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology
  • Orbital Disorders
  • Orbital Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Aultman Hospital
Internship Hospital

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Locations

Envision Eye & Aesthetics

Envision Eye & Aesthetics3000 Monroe Ave Ste 100 Rochester, NY 14618
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Rochester General Hospital

Rochester, NY

66% Patient experience rating, 3% lower than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)

Strong Memorial Hospital

Rochester, NY

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average