Dr. Katherine Whitfield, MD

Dr. Katherine Whitfield, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Female  |  
Age 53
(7)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Katherine Whitfield, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chapel Hill, NC and has been practicing for 27 years. She graduated from Univ Of Sd Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

5151 BIOINFORMATICS BLDG

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Paralytic Strabismus
normal
more than 80% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
normal
more than 76% of peers
Diplopia
normal
more than 60% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
14

Conditions Treated

  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Lazy Eye
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
1

Procedures

  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery

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 Sd Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitfield has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Whitfield does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Whitfield and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Whitfield's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitfield to family and friends
3.4
based on 7 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Whitfield's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

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