Dr. Robert Whitaker Jr, MD

Dr. Robert Whitaker Jr, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Robert Whitaker Jr, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Salisbury, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.

330 Jake Alexander Blvd W # 101

Salisbury, NC 28147

Contact Information

(704) 637-5668

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Whitaker Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Allergic Reaction
very high
more than 99% of peers
Allergic Rhinitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Otitis Media
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Whitaker Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

69  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Caldwell-Luc Procedure
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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

  • Wake Forest Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Nc Bapt Hosp
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Medical University Of South Carolina Medical Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitaker Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitaker Jr's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitaker Jr to family and friends
15 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

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

Dr. Whitaker Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

I am a nurse and I work with many physicians. Dr. Whitaker is an excellent surgeon. He is skilled and knowledgeable in his practice. I trust him, respect him, and use him for the care of myself and my family.
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A Dr. who is highly professional and 20 years of experience. He diagnosed my medical condition and helped me get the referral I needed and expertise as the solution to my problem. His staff Diane and Brooklyn who is an exceptional administrative specialist helped me get through a roadblock with...more
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Absolutely no. Something doesn’t feel right... Doesn’t have the demeanor that says he can be trusted. Explains things well, but is he honest or exaggerating? Anything good I can say is the office staff and it reflects the ratings he and his staff has already in Health grades. They are making up...more
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Excellent and very professional
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Dr. Whitaker charged me over $600.00 out of pocket for a 10 minute visit. Bragged about how he could "blow through" my insurance deductible with his procedure. I will never see this doctor again, and definitely would not recommend to anyone. Poor medical practice.
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