Dr. Timothy Whitney, MD

Dr. Timothy Whitney, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
(5)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Timothy Whitney, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from Univ Of Pittsburgh Sch Of Med in 1984 and specializes in orthopedic hand surgery.

3001 Squalicum Pkwy Ste 5

Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Information

(360) 676-0972

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Hand Conditions
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more than 59% of peers
Cancer
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more than 47% of peers
Skin and Tissue Reduction
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more than 42% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Plastic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Plastic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Birthmark
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Hypoplasia
  • Burn Injuries
  • Cancer
  • Capsular Contracture of Breast Implant
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Congenital Anomalies of Breast
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecomastia
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Localized Fat Deposits
  • Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Skin Cancer
  • Third-Degree Burns
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Procedures

  • Adjacent Tissue Transfer
  • Arm Surgery
  • Breast Reconstruction
  • Breast Reduction
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Benign Skin Lesion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Nipple Reconstruction
  • Skin and Tissue Reduction
  • Skin Grafts
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Wound Repair
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Pittsburgh Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1984
  • University Of California-San Francisco
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University Of California-San Francisco
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • University Of California Davis Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • University Of Pittsburgh
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Whitney has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Whitney's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Whitney to family and friends
4.4
based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

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  • 3
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  • 2
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Dr. Whitney's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

in Bellingham WA
People should be very cautious about scheduling carpal tunnel surgery. A portion of patients do not get relief and some get worse. Mine is the latter. Follow up consultation not easy to schedule.
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Dr. Whitney repaired my son's broken and dislocated pinkie finger four years ago and it has held up very well. My son is playing goalie for a college team and his fingers take a lot of abuse but the pinkie is doing great. Also good communicator and friendly. I recommend him highly.
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