Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 57
  
Dr. Whitten

Decatur Vein Clinic PC

3901 Dutchmans Ln Ste 202 Louisville, KY 40207

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Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Louisville, KY and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Whitten has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital and Ascension St. Vincent Mercy. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whitten to book an appointment.


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Practice Areas

Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery

This subspecialty of general surgery treats a variety of conditions affecting the liver, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen through procedures including liver resection, gallbladder removal, and the Whipple procedure.Compare with other Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery specialists.

Typically treats 63% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitten performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 64% of their peers

Dr. Whitten performs this procedure more than 64% of their peers

Gallbladder Removal
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitten performs Gallbladder Removal more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Whitten performs this procedure more than 63% of their peers

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Dr. Whitten's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenal Gland Cancer
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Aneurysm
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Empyema
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatectomy
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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Biography

Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Louisville, KY and has over 26 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Whitten has more experience with Liver/Pancreas/Gallbadder/Spleen Surgery than other specialists in his area. He ...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Carolinas Med Center
Residency Hospital
1994
Indiana University School Of Medicine
Medical School

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Locations

Practice

Decatur Vein Clinic PC3901 Dutchmans Ln Ste 202 Louisville, KY 40207
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Tipton Ob Gyn

Tipton Ob Gyn1060 S Main St Ste 2 Tipton, IN 46072
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital

Tipton, IN
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2018)

Ascension St. Vincent Mercy

Elwood, IN

72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average