Dr. Wesley Whatley, MD

Ear, Nose, and ThroatMaleAge 45

Dr. Whatley
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East Alabama Ear Nose & Throat

1965 1st Ave Opelika, AL 36801

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(334) 705-0012

Dr. Wesley Whatley, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Opelika, AL. Dr. Whatley has more experience with Otologic Care, Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery, and Upper Respiratory Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with East Alabama Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Whatley to book an appointment.


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Frequently Treated by Dr. Whatley

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Whatley treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Whatley treats other conditions, please contact the office at (334) 705-0012.

Otologic Care

Otolgic care is s subspecialty of otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat) that focuses on symptoms and conditions of the ear, including hearing loss, tinnitus, dizziness and infections.Compare with other Otologic Care specialists.

Dr. Whatley typically treats 74% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Outer Ear Infection
Vertigo
Conductive Hearing Loss
Deafness
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery

Ear, nose and throat care surgeons treat conditions affecting those areas through procedures such as tonsilectomy, adenoidectomy, myringotomy (ear tubes), and sinus surgery.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery specialists.

Dr. Whatley typically treats 73% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 14 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Chronic Tonsillitis
Vocal Cord Polyp
Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Upper Respiratory Conditions

Upper respiratory specialists diagnose and treat conditions such as infections, sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, and whooping cough (pertussis) that affect the upper part of the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, larynx, and lungs.Compare with other Upper Respiratory Conditions specialists.

Dr. Whatley typically treats 74% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 12 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Acute Tonsillitis
Chronic Tonsillitis
Allergic Rhinitis
Sinusitis
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Ear, Nose, and Throat Care

Ear, nose and throat care specialists diagnose and treat conditions affecting those areas, including ear infections, tonsilitis, hearing loss, and sinus problems.Compare with other Ear, Nose, and Throat Care specialists.

Dr. Whatley typically treats 69% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 13 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Earwax Buildup
Acute Tonsillitis
Ear Ache
Nosebleed
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Whatley's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Balloon Sinuplasty
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Broken Nose
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Cholesteatoma
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision of Facial Bone
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Tracheal Tumor or Stenosis
  • Excision or Destruction of Dentoalveolar Lesion or Tumor
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Facial Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Glossectomy
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hyperacusis
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngectomy and Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukoplakia
  • Lip Cancer
  • Lip, Excision or Resection
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Malignant Otitis Externa
  • Maxillary and Malar Fractures
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Orbital Fracture
  • Otitis Media
  • Otosclerosis
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Salivary Gland Cancer
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Throat Cancer (Hypopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Nasopharyngeal)
  • Throat Cancer (Oropharyngeal)
  • Throat Pain
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue Cancer
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Uvulectomy
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

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(334) 705-0012

Dr. Whatley accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union WC
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
CoreSource
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Group Health Cooperative (GHC)
Group Health Cooperative
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Planned Administration Inc
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

Dr. Whatley's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Whatley

3.9

Based on 11 ratings

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  • Long wait times (5)
  • Appointment was rushed (2)
  • Didn't explain conditions well (2)
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I had surgery on Friday 6/22/18 he was a great dr.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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LaTrease Smith in Opelika , AL – Jun 29, 2018
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Biography

Dr. Wesley Whatley, MD is a Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose & Throat) Specialist in Opelika, AL. Dr. Whatley has more experience with Otologic Care, Ear, Nose,...Read more

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2009
University of Tennessee / Memphis / College of Medicine & Surgery
Residency Hospital

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What are Dr. Wesley Whatley, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Whatley frequently treats Otologic Care, Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery, and Upper Respiratory Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Whatley specializes.

Where is Dr. Wesley Whatley, MD's office located?

Dr. Whatley's office is located at 1965 1st Ave, Opelika, AL 36801. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Locations

East Alabama Ear Nose & Throat

East Alabama Ear Nose & Throat1965 1st Ave Opelika, AL 36801
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East Alabama Medical Center

Opelika, AL

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average