Dr. Robert Whisnant, MD

Dr. Robert Whisnant, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. Robert Whisnant, MD is an urology specialist in Roanoke, VA and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine in 1986 and specializes in urology.

102 Highland Ave SE Ste 105

Roanoke, VA 24013

Contact Information

(540) 343-8066

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

46  Conditions Treated


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19  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • Virginia Commonwealth University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1987
  • Penn State University Hershey Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Roanoke Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whisnant's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whisnant to family and friends
12 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Whisnant'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 (2)

As a caregiver to one of his patients,I am very,very disappointed in the treatment and follow-up on this patient.Have left several messages with the receptionists for him to please get in contact with him about his medication(which he can not tolerate because of the side effects) with promises from...more
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