Dr. Larry Whitfield, MD

Dr. Larry Whitfield, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 67
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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

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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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

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

48  Conditions Treated

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3  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

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Dr. Whitfield's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitfield to family and friends
22 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

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

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 (5)

Dr. Whitfield went above and beyond for me. I live a little over a hour from Denison. He performed a unscheduled biopsy on me at 4:45 pm since I lived that far away. He made one call to imaging and they also agreed to stay and help out. Dr. Whitfield and his staff are awesome, he is a very caring...more
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Never got an appointment. Was informed (very politely) that he does NOT accept self-pay. I found that laughable actually. You'll take my insurance but not my cash... what's up with that? With that policy I will NOT recommend him to family and friends with insurance. It would be much appreciated to...more
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Hello, thank you for taking the time to reach out to us. We apologize for the inconvenience. Unfortunately, we are unable to accommodate all requests for individuals needing or requesting care. Thank you again.

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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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What a great review, Michele! We love hearing positive experiences from our patients and appreciate you taking the time to let everyone know about them as well. Thank you and have a wonderful day!

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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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