Dr. Larry Whitfield, MD

Dr. Larry Whitfield, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  |  
Male  |  
Age 67
(21)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Larry Whitfield, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Denison, TX and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas in 1976 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

5012 S US Highway 75 Ste 300

Denison, TX 75020

Contact Information

(903) 416-6010

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hypoglycemia
very high
more than 95% of peers
Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism
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Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

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Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling
  • Fine Needle Aspiration of Thyroid Nodules
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • University Of Texas / Austin Campus
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • UCLA Affil Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA Affil Hosp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

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
4.2
based on 21 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (21)

  • 5
    (16)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Whitfield's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

in Denison Texas
I have used Dr. Whitfield for about 30 years. He treated my dad as well. Very caring and compassionate! Excellent care received for both of us.
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in Grand Prairie, TX
I was referred by Dr. Tegala after having a sonogram on my thyroid area and there were 2 nodules found. I had thyroid cancer in 2012 and had my thyroid removed. When something like this occurs you hope that you are referred to a specialist that understands your concern or fear, someone patient and...more
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Pamela, thank you for taking a moment to reach out about your experience. As we know the patient experience begins before an actual appointment, it's disappointing to read your review. We would very much like an opportunity to make this up to you. If you are willing, please reach out to us at (903) 416-6010 so we can demonstrate our commitment to providing exceptional patient experiences. Thanks again.

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in Sadler, tx
Very helpful and caring
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in Saint Jo, TX
I am a type 2 diabetic.I have a goiter with nodules, I went in to see Dr. Whitfield at 4:15, to see if we should do a biopsy per my surgeons request. He accommodated me immediately, since I live over a hour away. He called in the staff he needed to preform the biopsy in his office within 20...more
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