Dr. John Whitaker MD, FACS

  • General Surgery New Orleans, LA

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About

Dr. John Whitaker, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in New Orleans, LA, with another office in Baton Rouge, LA. He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include General Surgery. Dr. Whitaker is affiliated with Baton Rouge General-Mid City, Surgical Specialty Hospital and Womans Hospital of Baton Rouge. He speaks English.

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Education

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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. John Whitaker has the following 2 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

General Surgery

A surgical specialist is a physician who has additional training in a specific area of surgery.
The American Board of Medical Specialties acknowledges the following surgical specialties: general surgery, thoracic and cardiac surgery, colon and rectal surgery, obstetrics and gynecological surgery, neurological surgery, ophthalmic surgery, oral and maxillofacial surgery, orthopedic surgery, otolaryngological surgery, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, urological surgery, and vascular surgery.
Some procedures are performed by more than one type of specialist. Also, some surgeons may choose to specialize in specific procedures within their specialty area. For example, a plastic and maxillofacial surgeon may specialize in performing rhinoplasty procedures.

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Board Certification

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Locations & Directions

LSU Health Sciences Center

1542 Tulane Ave
New Orleans, LA 70112

Surgical Specialty Group

7777 Hennessy Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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