Dr. Tara Whelan, DO

Dr. Tara Whelan, DO

Dermatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Tara Whelan, DO is a dermatologist in Westerly, RI and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Univ Of New England Collof Osteo Med in 2006 and specializes in dermatology.

45 East Ave

Westerly, RI 02891

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Rash
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dermatitis
very high
more than 94% of peers
Warts
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Whelan'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

  • Dermatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Dermatology
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology*

48  Conditions Treated

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11  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acne Surgery
  • Destruction of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Malignant Skin Lesion
  • Destruction of Penile Lesion
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Shaving of Skin Lesion
  • Skin Tag Removal

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Rhode Island.

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

  • Univ Of New England Collof Osteo Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whelan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whelan's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whelan to family and friends
17 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Whelan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

BAD experience with Dr. Whelan. Brought my two teenagers in for acne; at one point during consult, Dr. Whelan asked the kids if she could touch their foreheads with a plastic scraper. She scraped at a pimple on each, discarded the scraper and made a recommendation for treatment. I received a bill...more
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I would never recommend going to Dr. Whelan. For my first dermatologist appointment I was left feeling very neglected and ripped off. There was no point of me having an appointment with her she had just given me a referral to go somewhere else even though I could have gotten that anywhere. (And for...more
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