Dr. Thomas Whelan, MD

Dr. Thomas Whelan, MD

Nephrology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 65
Dr. Thomas Whelan, MD is a nephrology specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 34 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1979 and specializes in nephrology.

400 Gresham Dr Ste 301

Norfolk, VA 23507

Contact Information

(757) 625-0005

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Nephrotic Syndrome
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 91% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Nephrology

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Nephrology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

35  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Hemodialysis

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.


  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1979
  • Naval Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Naval Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Naval Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1984

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whelan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whelan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whelan to family and friends
2 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Whelan's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Whelan was our Doctor during our dialysis at Davita. It's always a pleasure to see him at the clinic. He is very smart and professional at his job. Dr. Whelan is the best,and he cares very much for all his patients. His bed side manner the best you could ever ask for. He takes his time to...more
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