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Dr. Anne B Whalen Is this you?

About Dr. Anne B Whalen

Dr. Anne B Whalen, DO is a Doctor primarily located in Morrisville, PA. She has 25 years of experience. Her specialties include Family Medicine and Geriatric Medicine. Dr. Whalen has received 2 awards. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

20 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Anne B Whalen is Great. Dr. Anne B Whalen has been rated by 20 patients. From those 20 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Anne B Whalen is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Whalen And Mcelmoyle Family Medicine

407 Floral Vale Blvd
Morrisville, PA 19067
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Specialties

Dr. Anne B Whalen has the following 2 specialties

  • Family Medicine

    A family practitioner is a doctor who specializes in caring for people of all ages, at all stages of life. Rather than focusing on the treatment of one disease or patient population, family practitioners are often the doctors that people see for their everyday ailments, like cold and flu or respiratory infections, and health screenings. When necessary, family practitioners will provide referrals for conditions that require the expertise of another specialist.
    The doctors may also provide physicals, inoculations, prenatal care, treat chronic diseases, like diabetes and asthma, and provide advice on disease prevention.

  • Geriatric Medicine

    A geriatric specialist is a physician who treats the elderly population and the conditions that most commonly affect them. These doctors have special training in the effects of aging on the body and mind of a patient.
    Geriatric specialists treat common ailments faced by senior citizens, such as frailty, incontinence, memory problems, arthritis, senility, decreased functioning and more.
    In addition, geriatric specialists keep abreast of the different medications that an elderly person is prescribed to treat their more complex health issues in order to decrease adverse side effects and avoid dangerous drug interactions.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Anne B Whalen has the following 6 expertise

  • Family Planning
  • Check-up
  • Influenza
  • Weight Loss
  • Contraception
  • Immunization

Dr. Anne B Whalen has 0 board certified specialties

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She treats you like a friend.

She really cares about her patients and makes you feel so comfortable.

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Five Stars

She is great

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One Star

Dr. Whalen is an employed physician and has to answer to the hospital. She cannot spend the needed time with you because she has to see many patients in a day to meet her quota. I felt rushed and not listened to.

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Not reading the research

A month after the NIH published a landmark study about the use of Niaspan to improve blood cholesterol levels, I called Dr. Whalen to ask if I should continue use of the medication, which is the backbone of my cardiac regimen. Her administrative assistant called back to tell me Dr. Whalen was not familiar with the study, but if I felt strongly about it, the doctor was comfortable with my stopping its use. Three things are pretty shocking about this response. The biggest shock is that Dr. Whalen wasn't familiar with the study. The results were published on the front pages of nearly every major newspaper in the country, including the NY Times and Wall Street Journal, and was covered by all of the major networks. According to the reports, the NIH said the very popular medication not only failed to stop heart attacks, but in some cases increased the risk of stroke. The results, in fact, were so convincing that NIH stopped its research 18 months early to report out the findings.The second shocker is that even though she acknowledged not having read the study, she still offered the opinion that it was okay for me to stop taking the medication. On the advice of a cardiologist and several other physicians, I had been taking this medication for 10 years. Third, her advice ran counter to the FDA's advice to people taking Niaspan, which was to continue taking the medication until a fuller analysis of the study was completed. Dr. Whalen's bedside manner might be fine, but docs who don't read the research shouldn't be practicing medicine. In this instance, because of the widely reported findings in the popular press, it wasn't even necessary for her to crack a medical journal.

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Top Bucks Family Doc

In 25+ years have never had a more qualified, engaged, personable physician. Dr. Whalen builds a relationship with patients that is second to none.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015, 2017)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010, 2014, 2017)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Education

    25 Years Experience

  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1993

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Anne B Whalen accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Select
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry DE PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Highmark BCBS
    • Highmark Community Blue PPO
  • Horizon BCBS
    • Horizon BCBS OMNIA - TIER2
    • Horizon Direct Access
    • Horizon HMO
    • Horizon OMNIA
    • Horizon POS
    • Horizon PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC
    • IBC Keystone HMO POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

Locations & Directions

Whalen And Mcelmoyle Family Medicine, 407 Floral Vale Blvd, Morrisville, PA
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