Dr. Robert Whipple IV, MD

Pediatrics  |  
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Age 48
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Dr. Robert Whipple IV, MD
Dr. Robert Whipple IV, MD is a pediatrics doctor who practices in Newnan, GA. He is 48 years old and has been practicing for 21 years. Dr. Whipple IV is affiliated with Piedmont Newnan Hospital.

775 Poplar Rd Ste 150

Newnan, GA 30265

Contact Information

(770) 400-8450

Dr. Robert Whipple IV, MD

Dr. Robert Whipple IV, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare

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Dr. Whipple IV's Experience

Dr. Whipple IV's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatrics
  • Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whipple IV "World-class pediatric care, close to home! Services offered: Routine well child care, Immunizations, Sick visits, Sports physicals, Teen preventative health, Same day appointments for sick visits"


  • Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pediatrics
    Accredited by: American Board of Pediatrics*

Conditions Treated

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acne
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Asthma
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD)
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Blood Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bursitis
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Canker Sore
  • Cellulitis
  • Common Cold
  • Constipation
  • Dermatitis
  • Dysentery
  • Ear Ache
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Fever
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hives
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Impetigo
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neglect
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pediatric Diseases
  • Pediatric Trauma
  • Pharyngitis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Ringworm
  • Sepsis
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Strep Throat
  • Stye
  • Throat Pain
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Wheezing
  • Yeast Infections


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Hearing Screening
  • Immunization Administration
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

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.


  • Georgia State
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Memorial Health University Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Mem Health University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Emory Affil Hosps
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Resident Teacher of the Year, 1997-1998
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whipple IV's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whipple IV to family and friends
based on 25 total reviews (11 with comments)
Dr. Whipple IV's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (11)
Newnan, GA |
I have called 3 times and have not been able to schedule an appointment. I was told by the receptionist to give my child Miralax. Then, when I said she had other symptoms, I was told to call back at 8:30 and that they don't make appointments if she is sick unless I call that day. I teach, so I can't just call at 8:30. What is the difference in making an appointment for tomorrow NOW or making it when I call at 8:30 in the morning. I'm finding another Dr.
Orlando, FL |
The office seems to be clean and nice but the nurses are absolutely horrible!!! My daughter went for a visit for an oral vaccine. The nurse completely filled her mouth full and needless to say she choked and puked. Their measurements of our children are always off. Then we call in to ask a question about an appointment at that time were we notified the appointment was cancelled????? Not a good child care office!!!!! Do not recommend
Newnan, GA |
Dr. Whipple has been seeing my child for 5 years and is an excellent doctor. He always gives special attention and time during our visits. His entire staff is wonderful. My child loves going to see him and really looks forward to his visits with Dr. Whipple. Dr. Whipple is a very special doctor who always takes a personal interest and takes the extra time necessary to address every one of our concerns. A+++++++
in Newnan, GA |
In my opinion Dr. Whipple is a great Dr. Any questions I have had he has been willing to explain even if I ask at every appointment! He is very kind and patient, good with kids and nice to parents. The staff is great. The only problem I have had was with a nurse. One nurse told me one thing about my son going back to school and when I called to get a note for him to return another one Claudia told me that he should have went to school the day before! She was kind of rude!
Newnan, GA |
While he may be knowledgeable, he doesn't take the time to know what the problem is to help diagnose a thing. Additionally, he's always in a hurry and rushes out of every appointment. Doesn't seem like he likes what he does and that's not a doctor to be treating children.
in Newnan, GA |
His highly incompetent nurse practitioner prescribed our daughter a very dangerously high prescription for antibiotics for pneumonia that if not caught by our pharmacist could have caused heart failure amongst other issues. And she nor anyone else including Dr. Whipple still has not apologized even after she was proven wrong. And your child will eventually see her because Dr. Whipple is never there and his own staff mysteriously doesn't know when he will be in the office or how to contact him!
in Newnan, GA |
Pediatric Associates of Newnan Pc - Avoid at all cost! There are better equipped doctors and nurse practioners in the county. They missed the diagnosis of my sons. Pretty sad docs at Pediatric Associates of Newnan. Read the other reviews before you choose here. I gave it a 2 star because the receptionist is very nice. We left w.o a proper diagnosis for my kids and they sent us a bill! That same day after these bad docs we saw a new doc and yes... they have the flu! Pretty hard to miss that
in Newnan, GA |
My kids have been seeing Dr Whipple for 13 years. He is a good and caring Doctor. A+++
in Snellville, GA |
The receptionist must be a relative they are doing a favor for because there is no way any practice would employ anyone with that level of unprofessionalism.
newnan , georgia |
Dr.whipple and other physicians seemed nice but receptionist was kind of rude my first visit with my child in my opinion she could have been nicer and smiled more
in Newnan, GA |
TERRIBLE! Mad I even had to keep going back to him but I hadnt found a new dr yet and my child was sick. The man couldnt even diagnose simple things like thrush and when my child got very sick, he clearly didnt know what to do and brushed us off. Thankfully we found a specialist who could care for my child and upon returning to Dr Whipple he asked what the specialist said and claimed thats what I was going to say He is an in and out kind of Dr and talked over me when I explained our symptoms
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Dr. Whipple IV accepts 11 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice PPO
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Advantage PPO
    Blue Card PPO
    Blue Choice
    Blue Choice HMO
    Blue Choice POS
    Blue Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred PPO
    Blue Traditional HMO
    Blue Traditional POS
    Blue Traditional PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Peach State Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
  • WellCare
    WellCare PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Whipple IV has admitting privileges

Piedmont Newnan Hospital
745 Poplar Rd
Newnan, GA 30265
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