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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (6)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Linton Whitaker is Good. Dr. Whitaker has been reviewed by 10 patients who have provided 6 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 4.8
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.8
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Linton Whitaker, FACS, MD is board certified in Plastic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Apert Syndrome (Acrocephalosyndactylia)
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Cleft Lip
  • Cleft Palate
  • Craniofacial Abnormalities
  • Craniofacial Dysostosis (Cleft Palate)
  • Craniosynostoses
  • Craniotomy (Brain Surgery)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Eye Diseases
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid surgery (Blepharoplasty)
  • Face Cancer (Facial Neoplasm)
  • Facial Injuries
  • Gynecomastia
  • Multiple Abnormalities
  • Neck Lift (Cervicoplasty)
  • Obesity
  • Osteotomy
  • Reconstructive Surgical Procedures
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Education & Awards

Dr. Whitaker graduated from Tulane University, New Orleans. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Transplantation
Craniofacial Dysostosis
Facial Injuries
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2012)
On-Time Doctor Award (2014)


Dr. Whitaker has 7 hospital affiliations:

  • Hospital of the University of PA 
  • Pennsylvania Hospital University PA Health System 


  • French
  • Spanish
  • Swedish

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Additional Information
Dr. Linton Andin Whitaker FACS and MD is a male Plastic Surgeon, has 49 years of experience and practices in Plastic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Linton A. Whitaker practice?
Dr. Linton Whitaker has 8 office locations.
Dr. Linton Whitaker practices Plastic Surgery near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Radnor, PA and Chalfont, PA.
See Philadelphia Surgeons.