Dr. Wayne Whitmore, MD

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Dr. Wayne Whitmore, MD
Dr. Wayne Whitmore, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 40 years. Dr. Whitmore is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Dr. Whitmore's Care Philosophy

Dr. Whitmore is a solo practitioner and will be with you during every step of your eye care, from diagnosis to treatment, including surgery if needed. Cost-effective care is a consideration in everyone's case, but not to the detriment of providing the best possible treatment. Dr. Whitmore is conservative regarding treatments that entail significant risks: the benefits must clearly outweigh the risks. All options will be reviewed and he encourages open discussion.

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Dr. Whitmore's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Answers Questions
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  • Time well spent
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    EXCELLENT
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  • Average wait time
    Under 10 minutes
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Dr. Whitmore's Care Philosophy

Dr. Whitmore is a solo practitioner and will be with you during every step of your eye care, from diagnosis to treatment, including surgery if needed. Cost-effective care is a consideration in everyone's case, but not to the detriment of providing the best possible treatment. Dr. Whitmore is conservative regarding treatments that entail significant risks: the benefits must clearly outweigh the risks. All options will be reviewed and he encourages open discussion.

Dr. Whitmore's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Cataract Surgery Complications
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Trauma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Floaters
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Magnetic
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Dartmouth College

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Baystate Med Ctr(Tufts Univ)

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Cornell Medical Center / New York Presbyterian Hospital

    Completed in 1981

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    Dartmouth Coll

    Graduated in 1974

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy