Dr. John Whitaker MD
Internal Medicine Physicians — Austin, TXContact Dr. Whitaker
Dr. John Whitaker specializes in internal medicine, hematology / oncology, medical oncology in Austin, Texas. Details of Dr. Whitaker's 55 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at Creighton University are available on your free doctor report.
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901 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. John Whitaker identified specializing in
Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs., Hematology / Oncology and Medical OncologyMedical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
Dr. John Whitaker accepts the following plans for Scott and White Health Plan at Texas Oncology
- State of Texas Participants
- TPA Brazos Electric
- TPA Texas State Wide
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A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Whitaker is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Seton Medical Center
1201 W 38th St
EducationDr. Whitaker attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and graduated in 1958 having 55 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
Patients may also know Dr. John Whitaker MD as:
- John J Whitaker
- J Whitaker
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