Dr. Maureen Whelihan, MD

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Gynecology | Female

Elite GYN Care of the Palm Beaches 6801 Lake Worth Rd Ste 100 Greenacres, FL 33467 Get Directions
Dr. Maureen Whelihan, MD

Dr. Maureen Whelihan, MD is a gynecology doctor who practices in Greenacres, FL. She is 55 years old and has been practicing for 24 years. Dr. Whelihan is affiliated with Wellington Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Whelihan's Care Philosophy

Patients are encouraged to learn about wellness and disease prevention to live the best quality of life possible. Open discussion about lifestyle changes to improve health and wellness are welcome. Ask me about "things you have heard" about various treatments or conditions and let's decide what is best for you.

Dr. Whelihan's Experience

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Dr. Whelihan's Reviews

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3.7
based on 39 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Whelihan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
in West Palm Beach, FL |
Dr Whelihan is a true treasure in her field. She always take her time with you, she really listens to your concerns, she is non judgmental.... I moved back to Florida a year ago and I am so unbelievably fortunate to have found her. She is amazing....Carol
Boynton Beach, FL |
Dr. Whelihan is a true professional who knows her profession inside out. Not only is she down to earth and makes you feel comfortable, but she is a fine example of how a Dr. Should be.
in Lake Worth |
Great doctor! Super down to earth, makes you feel comfortable, and is pretty funny! I don't mind going to the gyno anymore. I've recommended her to my family and friends!
in Lake Worth, FL |
worst experience ,could not agree more with another's comments on her-totally wrapped up on herself. Never was called regarding sonogram results, insufficient specimen taken, results were inconclusive and the worst part of this-she never followed up with anything.
in Lantana, FL |
The worst. Dr. Whelihan’s obvious priorities are making money and herself. She did not ask me a single wellness question, spent the 5 minutes lecturing me on how difficult it is for her to make money. Had to interrupt her lecture to bring up medical concerns. Didn’t ask me a single health related question, BUT used a cookie cutter visit summary (for insurance payment) she said she did. Can't trust a doctor that can’t even record the visit accurately. Use your wellness check with a real Dr.
in Lake Worth, FL |
I love Dr. Whelihan. She is honest, educated and caring. I had to leave when I had my children, and I am so happy to be back as her patient. She is knowledgeable about so much beyond GYN, and is always ready to discuss any issue her patient is having.
in Lake Worth, FL |
I love the office and the fact that when you are with Dr. Whelihan you don't feel like she has one foot out the door. I like the patient portal and the fact that they actually respond.
in Lake Worth, FL |
Dr. Maureen Whelihan is the best OB/GYN care doctor I've ever met. She has a sense of humor and great bedside manner. She tells it like it is and doesn't sugar coat things. If u don't like that kind of doctor, then u might be offended. Dr. Whelihan and her staff are very easy to talk to, polite and helpful. The office has an open space appeal, so you don't feel like you're in box. You feel comfortable during your visit. I'm spoiled now, so I will continue to see Dr Whelihan for years to come.
in Palm Beach Gardens, FL |
I find Dr. Whelihan to be compassionate and easy to talk to; her ability to be forthright opens conversation.
in Florida |
I'm not sure she even deserves one star . She over schedules . You wait an hour and a half to see her . Then when you do she rushes . In my case she had a student with her learning , totally fine but she was so rude and didn't even explain or introduce the apprentice . I tried to ask her questions about preparing to try and start a family and she totally blew me off like my questions were irrelevant . Not helpful and so not compassionate . There couldn't be a worse Doctor out there .horrid hours
in Montclair, NJ |
Terrible experience with Dr Whelihan My mother was her patient & has Ovarian Cancer Dr Whelihan accused her of smoking - which is insane since she quit 40 years ago Dr Whelihan went on & on saying she can see the lines on her lips from smoking My mother is very ill and needs a supportive GYN I am reporting Dr Whelihan for her appalling behavior She owes my mother and all women an apology for her poor bedside manner
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Dr. Whelihan's Care Philosophy

Patients are encouraged to learn about wellness and disease prevention to live the best quality of life possible. Open discussion about lifestyle changes to improve health and wellness are welcome. Ask me about "things you have heard" about various treatments or conditions and let's decide what is best for you.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Gynecology
  •  Board certified in Obstetrics & Gynecology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2009-2010
    • The Best and Brightest Women nominee - Lupus Foundation, 2010
    • Leadership Award - Women's Issues Committee of PBC, 2002
    • Top Doctors in America, 2002
    • Woman of the Year - Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 2003
    • Project Access Medical Provider of the Year, 2011
    • America's Top Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2002-2003
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    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Board Certifications

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  • Obstetrics & Gynecology

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Atrophic Vaginitis
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Cancer
  • Cervical Polyps
  • Female Infertility
  • Female Sexual Arousal Disorder
  • HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hormone Imbalance
  • Hypertension
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pap Smear Abnormalities
  • Perimenopause
  • Sexual Desire Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Uterine Cancer
  • Uterine Diseases
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Uterine Prolapse
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Weight Loss
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of South Florida / College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Internship Hospital
    University Fla Health Science Center

    Completed in 1994

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Fl College Of Med

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Gynecology
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Sex Therapy

Procedures Performed

  • Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Birth Control
  • Colposcopy
  • Destruction or Excision of Lesion of Cervix (incl. LEEP)
  • Endocervical Curettage
  • Family Planning Services
  • Fluid Contrast Ultrasound
  • Gynecological Examination
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy
  • Infertility Treatment
  • Laser Hair Removal
  • Menopause Evaluation and Treatment
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Sex Therapy