Dr. Richard Whitman, MD

Dr. Richard Whitman, MD

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General Surgery  |  
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68 y/o
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Dr. Richard Whitman, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Chandler, AZ. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Whitman is affiliated with Dignity Health - Chandler Regional Medical Center and Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center.

Dr. Richard Whitman

1727 W Frye Rd Ste 220

Chandler, AZ 85224
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Accepted insurance

  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • AmeriPlan
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
  • AZ Health Concepts
  • Bankers Life and Casualty

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Dr. Whitman's Experience

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Dr. Whitman's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in General Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hydrocodone Withdrawal
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • May-Hegglin Anomaly
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Mental Retardation - Short Stature - Deafness - Genital
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

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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 Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1977
  • Sinai Grace Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Sinai Hospital Of Detroit
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Whitman does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Whitman and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
General Surgery Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

Dr. Whitman is on the medical staff at our top-rated hospital.

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Dr. Whitman's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitman to family and friends
4.1
based on 11 total reviews
Dr. Whitman's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Whitman accepts 92 insurance carriers
  • Accountable Health Plans of America
  • Aetna
    Aetna PPO
  • Ameriben
  • American Republic
  • AmeriPlan
    Discount Card
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Motorola Health Plans
  • Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS)
    AHCCCS - AZ Health Care Cost Containment System
    American Indian Health Plan
  • Arizona Medical Network
  • Arizona PHCS
  • Assurant Health
  • AZ Benefit Options
  • AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC)
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) EPO
    AZ Foundation Medical Care (AZFMC) PPO
  • AZ Health Concepts
  • Bankers Life and Casualty
  • Bashas Benefit Trust
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Benefit Concepts
  • Benesight
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Care 1st Health Plan
  • Caremark Pharmacy
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
  • City of Mesa Health Plan
  • CNA
  • Comprehensive Medical and Dental Program (CMDP)
  • Concentra
  • Conseco
  • CopperPoint Mutual
    CopperPoint Mutual Insurance Company
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EBMS
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Gila River HealthCare
  • Global Assistance
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    GEHA
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • HAP Insurance
    Health Alliance
  • Health Net
  • Healthcare Connect
  • HealthSmart
  • Humana
    Gold
    Humana HMO
    Humana PPO
  • Indian Health Service
  • Integra Physician Network
  • Ironwood Cancer and Research Center
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company
  • LifeWise
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Maricopa Foundation For Medical Care
  • Maricopa Health Plan
  • Maricopa Managed Care
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MedPartners
    MedPartners PPO
  • Meritain Health
    Administrative Enterprises
  • MetLife
  • Midwest Life
  • Monumental Life Insurance Company
  • MultiPlan
    RAN/AMN
  • National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE)
  • National Roofers Union & Employers Joint Health & Welfare Fund
  • New York Life
  • Northwestern Insurance Company
  • One Health
  • Operating Engineers Health & Welfare Plan
  • PHCS
    PHCS PPO
  • Physicians Mutual
  • Pinal/Gila LTC
  • Premier Group Insurance
  • Principal Life
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Private Small Business Insurance
  • Prudential
  • Secure Care Indemnity
  • Self Pay
  • Sliding Scale
  • Southwest Service Administrators, Inc.
  • State Farm
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • Triwest
    TriCare/TriWest
  • UniCare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan
    AHCCCS Medicaid
  • United Healthcare Life Insurance Company
  • UnitedHealthCare
    CarePlus
    PacifiCare
    PacifiCare HMO
    PacifiCare POS
    PacifiCare PPO
    Secure Horizons
    UMR
    United Healthcare
  • University Physicians
  • Unum
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Wausau Benefits
  • Wells Fargo Insurance
  • Worker's Compensation
    Worker's Compensation WC
  • Zenith Administrators Inc

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Hospitals where Dr. Whitman has admitting privileges

Dignity Health - Mercy Gilbert Medical Center
3555 S Val Vista Dr
Gilbert, AZ 85297
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