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Dr. Sean Whelton, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 49

Dr. Whelton

Georgetown Rheumatology

3800 Reservoir Rd NW Washington, DC 20007

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Dr. Sean Whelton, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Tulane University School Of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in rheumatology.

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(202) 444-7243

Dr. Whelton accepts the following insurance:

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Dr. Whelton's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Autoimmune Diseases

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whelton treats Autoimmune Diseases more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Whelton treats this condition more than 87% of his peers


Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whelton treats Vasculitis more than 73% of his peers

Dr. Whelton treats this condition more than 73% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arteritis
  • Autoimmune Vasculitis
  • Central Nervous System Vasculitis
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Giant Cell Arteritis
  • Hypersensitivity Vasculitis
  • Lymphocytic Vasculitis
  • Necrotizing Cutaneous Vasculitis
  • Polyarteritis
  • Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Rheumatoid Vasculitis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Takayasu's Arteritis

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whelton treats Fibromyalgia more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Whelton treats this condition more than 68% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Whelton's conditions and procedures:

  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP)
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Lyme Disease
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Purpura
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Focused on the treatment of autoimmune diseases and education of medical students.


  • Rheumatology

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Rheumatology


Georgetown University Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Georgetown University Hospital
Residency Hospital
Georgetown University Hospital
Internship Hospital
Tulane University School Of Medicine
Medical School
Duke Univerisity
Undergraduate School


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What People Say About Dr. Sean Whelton, MD
Dr Welton is a most attentive and caring physician, his bed side manners and Dr /patient relation skills are superior. He is very responsive to patient questions and concerns. He is readily accessible to calls and emails. I have been a patient of Dr Welton for 17 years and I have the fullest confidence in his knowledge and expertise in the field of medicine and Rheumatology.
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