Dr. Rebecca Whiddon, MD

Dr. Rebecca Whiddon, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 36
(16)
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Dr. Rebecca Whiddon, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Baton Rouge, LA. She is 36 years old and has been practicing for 11 years.

10101 Park Rowe Ave Ste 200

Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana
  • 8 More

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Top Care Areas

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Brain Disorders
very high
more than 94% of peers
Tremor
very high
more than 93% of peers
Headache
very high
more than 92% of peers

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Movement Disorders
1

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
80

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Parkinsonism
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stiff-Man Syndrome
  • Stroke
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Louisiana State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2003
  • Louisiana State University / School Of Medicine In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Earl K. Long Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • University Of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • University Of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
  • Ut Southwestern Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whiddon has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whiddon's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whiddon to family and friends
3.0
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Whiddon's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Baton Rouge, LA |
Smart, involved and goes the extra mile to make sure you get the medical help you need. Wish all of my doctors were like her. Would recommend her to anyone needing a neurologist.
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A diagnoses was placed on paperwork I received that I did not have and I had a lot is issues. I disagreed with them placing i was given diet consulting, which I was not, in my chart and that I was overweight. I did not go there for that! so I told them it was a bunch of crap. I cancelled my...more
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Whiddon accepts 17 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Humana Health Benefit Plan of Louisiana
  • Louisiana Workers Compensation
  • MultiPlan
  • Peoples Health
  • PPO Plus
  • Triwest
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare
  • Verity Healthnet
  • WellCare

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Hospitals where Dr. Whiddon has admitting privileges

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
5000 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
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The Spine Hospital of Louisiana at The NeuroMedical Center
10105 Park Rowe Cir
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
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