Dr. Michael Whiting, MD

Dr. Michael Whiting, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Michael Whiting, MD is a family medicine specialist in Rathdrum, ID and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Loma Linda University in 1989 and specializes in family medicine, addiction medicine, and more.

14775 N Kimo Ct # B

Rathdrum, ID 83858

Contact Information

(208) 687-5627

Insurance Accepted

  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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Dr. Whiting's Experience

Dr. Whiting's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whiting "After 10 years of attempting to manage chronic pain with opioids I have discovered that patients are suffering more from the treatment than from the pain. Trying to reduce a patient's dependence on chronic opioid therapy is not a service that they appreciate as you can see from some of the scathing reviews. The medical profession got this one wrong - opioids in high doses increase pain and lower quality of life. If you are dependent or addicted to opioids I can help you get your life back again."

3  Specialties

  • Family Medicine
  • Addiction Medicine
  • Mental Health

0  Board Certifications

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7  Conditions Treated

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Loma Linda University
    Medical School | Graduated 1989

Awards & Recognition

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whiting's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whiting to family and friends
24 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Whiting's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Dr. Whiting, Susan, Tina, and Dan are awesome. They have been very understanding. I have seen them go out of their way to make sure a patient got to his appointment, they even paid for his cab cost. A lot of addicts feel judged when they walk in to doctor's office, I do not feel judged. Dr.Whiting...more
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I've been with Dr Whiting for over 4 years and he has been the most kind, caring and understanding doctor I have ever met. I can always get ahold of him and his staff if needed and I am never neglected. He's changed my life for the better!
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Waiting does not believe in pain management. If your one of thousands who had back surgery and are now regulated to a life of pain he won't help you he has become the hatchet man for Dirne/Heritage Health removing pretty much everyone from pain medication.
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I would Never recommend Dr Michael D. Whiting .... He's a cold fish!
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