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About Dr. Joseph Whitlark

Dr. Joseph Whitlark, MD, FACS is a Doctor primarily located in State College, PA, with another office in Kinston, NC. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Vascular Surgery, General Surgery and Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Whitlark is affiliated with Mount Nittany Medical Center and Lenoir Memorial Hospital. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

9 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Joseph Whitlark is Good. Dr. Joseph Whitlark has been rated by 9 patients. From those 9 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Joseph Whitlark is 3.2 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Mount Nittany Medical Center

1800 E Park Ave
State College, PA 16803
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Thoracic & Vascular Associates

204 Airport Rd
Kinston, NC 28504
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Specialties

Dr. Joseph Whitlark has the following 3 specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

    Vascular surgeons treat and manage disorders in your veins, arteries and your lymphatic system to ensure blood circulation in your heart and in brain is the best it can be. They're well-versed on how your vascular system works with the rest of your body and they can treat conditions that may cause blockages or buildup.
    They can perform many of the same diagnostic testing as interventional radiologists can, such as angiography and MRIs. In addition to diagnosis, they provide critical care and treatment for aneurysms, artery blockages and trauma injuries that involve your veins. They can also help patients manage diabetes, blood pressure and cholesterol as well as treat artery disease. Treatment for more serious cases might include bypass surgery or surgery to remove plaque.

  • 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.

  • Thoracic Surgery

    If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
    Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Joseph Whitlark has the following 5 expertise

  • Aneurysm
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis
  • Diabetes Complications
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Malformations

Dr. Joseph Whitlark has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Joseph Whitlark is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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Not sure.

Talks way too fast. He asks you a question but before you can answer hes talking too fast again. Not sure yet about how he is as a dr just said everything went well in lung surgery.

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LUNG CANCER

HE AND HIS STAFF TREATED ME AS IF I WAS ONE OF THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS, AND HE IS STILL TREATING ME AND HE DONE A LUNG OPERATION GOING ON TWO YEARS AND HAS THE UP MOST CONCERN FOR MY HEALTH.

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Five Stars

Dr. Whitlark is an excellent physician. When I had a collapsed lung last year, he was called in and even though I was in shock and scared, he talked me through the procedure and has been taking good care of my medical needs ever since. I highly recommend him and his staff for quality care and comforting bedside manner.

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Five Stars

Dr Whitlark is a wonderful surgeon. I hope he continues to keep his practice in Kinston, NC.

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Three Stars
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Whitlark is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Lenoir Memorial Hospital
  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • University Of South Carolina School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1985

  • Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Joseph Whitlark accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina
    • BCBS NC Blue Value
    • BCBS NC BlueOptions
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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