Dr. Kerry N. Whitt, MD

Dr. Kerry N. Whitt, MD

Gastroenterology | Male | 42 years old

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Dr. Whitt is a Virginia native. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He...Read more

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based on 24 total surveys (7 with reviews)
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in Garner, NC |
Any GI doctor can do a competent colonoscopy. Dr. Whitt took time after the procedure to answer questions and explain results. He is very personable, and if I need any further GI treatment, I'll call him first. The entire staff was pleasant and friendly, and I would recommend them to anyone.
in Raleigh , NC |
My experience was very positive considering the unpleasant circumstances. I would definitely recommend this doctor. Really made me feel at ease. The staff was also amazing.
Cary, NC |
He does not listen to the patient's complaint. Even after multiple calls back he kept referring to the wrong ailment. He ran costly and unnecessary test.
NC |
This doctor is a joke! Comes across as caring and knowledgeable and acts like he wants to do everything he can to help you. After doing a colonoscopy, the office gives you a packet and the first paper is one suggesting you go to Healthgrades etc to give him a good review. That's a little desperate. His nurse is just as bad. No urgency, non caring and lazy. Don't waste your time or money.
in Clayton, nc |
He has the most insensitive nurse working for him. She does not ever express any sympathy for the patient's sickness or what they are going through. There is no sense of urgency in getting back to the patient if they have an issue going on or when they call. Call backs are NEVER the same day or within 24 hours. I honestly would not recommend this doctor.
in Raleigh, NC |
Dr Whitt recently did an endoscopy on me in the hospital. He was very professional and had great bed side manners. So glad he was my dr.
in Clayton, NC |
He is caring and diligent. I have recommended him to several friends.
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Dr. Whitt is a Virginia native. He earned his medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Gastroenterology fellowship at the University of Tennessee, and Hepatology fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology, and has a Certificate of Added Qualification in Transplant Hepatology.

He has been the most recent addition to the group, joining in 2012. His clinical interests include the study of liver diseases and therapeutic endoscopy including ERCP.

He and his wife live in Raleigh with their three children. In his free time, Dr. Whitt enjoys running and spending time with his family.

Dr. Whitt's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gastroenterology
  •  Board certified in Gastroenterology and Transplant Hepatology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Whitt's Board Certifications

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  • Gastroenterology
  • Transplant Hepatology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • All Types of Food Poisoning
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Food Poisoning
  • Gallstones
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastrojejunal Ulcer
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Lactose Intolerance
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Megacolon
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Salmonella Food Poisoning
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Virginia / Main Campus
  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Alabama At Birmingham
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
    University Of Tennessee

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

Procedures Performed

  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • ERCP (Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography)
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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