Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD

General SurgeryMaleAge 58

Dr. Whitten

Ascension St. Vincent Mercy

1331 S A St Elwood, IN 46036

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(765) 552-4600

Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Elwood, IN and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Indiana University School Of Medicine medical school in 1994. He is affiliated with medical facilities Ascension St. Vincent Mercy and Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whitten to book an appointment.

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Experience
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Dr. Whitten's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Gallbladder Removal
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitten performs Gallbladder Removal more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Whitten performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Cholecystectomy, Open
  • da Vinci® Cholecystectomy
  • Single Incision Cholecystectomy
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitten performs Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Whitten performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Port Placements or Replacements
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Whitten performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Whitten performs this procedure more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal

Dr. Whitten's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Duodenal Polypectomy
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Excision of Esophageal Lesion
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Hidradenitis
  • Ileus
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Ischemic Colitis
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lumpectomy
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Megacolon
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pelvic Abscess
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Thoracentesis
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Vulvar Cancer
  • Wound Repair

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Dr. Whitten's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Elwood, IN and has over 27 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Indiana...Read more

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Whitten frequently treats Gallbladder Removal, Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic, and Port Placements or Replacements. See all procedures and conditions Dr. Whitten treats.

Where is Dr. Thomas Whitten, MD's office located?

Dr. Whitten's office is located at 1331 S A St, Elwood, IN 46036. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

Practice

Ascension St. Vincent Mercy1331 S A St Elwood, IN 46036
1
2101 Jackson St Ste 200 Anderson, IN 46016
2

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Rejuve Cosmetic and Wellness Center2015 Jackson St Anderson, IN 46016
3

St Vincent Randolph Hospital

St Vincent Randolph Hospital473 E Greenville Ave Winchester, IN 47394
4

Affiliated Hospitals

Dr. Whitten is affiliated with the following hospitals. Select a hospital below to learn more.

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Ascension St. Vincent Mercy

Elwood, IN

75% Patient Experience Rating, 6% higher than the national average

Indiana University Health Tipton Hospital

Tipton, IN