AboutDr. Thomas Whittaker, MD, JD is a Doctor primarily located in Prairie Village, KS. He has 27 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Whittaker is affiliated with Research Medical Center, St Luke's Hospital and TMC Hospital Hill. He speaks English.
Dr. Thomas Whittaker has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
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- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Exam
- Eye Pain
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Vision Issues
Dr. Whittaker is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Saint Luke's Hospital of Kansas City
4401 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64111
Children's Mercy South
5808 W 110th St
Leawood, KS 66211
St Luke's South Hospital
12300 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, KS 66213
Saint Luke's NorthHospital Smithville
601 S US Highway 169
Smithville, MO 64089
University Of K S Med Ctr, Kansas City, Ks
University of Kansas Medical Center
SSM St Joseph Health Center
St Joseph Medical Center
Research Medical Center
University Of Kansas Hospital
3901 Rainbow Blvd
Kansas City, KS 66160
27 Years Experience
University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1990
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