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About Dr. Michael S Whitner

Dr. Michael S Whitner, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Quincy, MA. He has 42 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatrics. Dr. Whitner has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

11 Ratings with 4 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Michael S Whitner is Great. Dr. Michael S Whitner has been rated by 11 patients. From those 11 patients 4 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Michael S Whitner is 4.5 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates

1250 Hancock St
Quincy, MA 02169
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Specialties

Dr. Michael S Whitner has the following 1 specialty

  • Pediatrics

    A pediatrician is a doctor who specializes in the regular care of children, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of illness in children. Young patients are often more complicated to treat because they are still growing and developing.
    While pediatricians may sub-specialize in specific therapy areas like oncology, surgery, ophthalmology, and anesthesiology, in general, pediatricians provide services like vaccinations, health exams, and treatment of common ailments and injuries. In addition, pediatricians are trained to handle the complex emotional and behavioral issues faced by children, especially during puberty.
    Pediatricians normally see their patients from birth until the age of 18, although some may agree to treat patients into their early 20s, if requested.

  • Expertise

    5 Expertise

  • Pediatric Diabetes
  • Check-up
  • Immunization
  • Physical
  • Vaccination

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Reviews

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Five Stars

Great bedside manner

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10 minutes
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Wouldn't go to anyone else!

Excellent doctor! We travel over an hour just to see him!

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Five Stars

The best pediatrician hands down. No second guessing anything he tells it like it is and always knows what's wrong. He is fantastic and cares for his patients

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Great Doctor

I love the way he interacts with the kids. He has been our pediatrician since my kids were born. They are 11 and 13 now. He asked them questions when they were infants and he asks them questions now. Except now he expects the kids to answer and not me. I think his personal attention to each patient is outstanding. He follows up after ER visits or calls to his office for whatever. Even if it is after hours. He brings the connectedness of a small town doctor to this era of busy, busy, rush, rush people.

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Five Stars
  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home

    The patient-centered medical home is a way of organizing primary care that emphasizes care coordination and communication to transform primary care into what patients want it to be. Medical homes can lead to higher quality and lower costs, and can improve patients' and providers' experience of care.

  • Patients' Choice Award (2009, 2015, 2008, 2014)

    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 (2014, 2015)

    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.

  • On-Time Doctor Award (2015)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Bridges to Excellence: Physician Office Systems Recognition Program

    This program is designed to recognize practices that use information systems to enhance the quality of patient care. To obtain Recognition, practices must demonstrate that they have implemented systematic office

  • Education

    42 Years Experience

  • University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1976

  • Johns Hopkins Health System

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Michael S Whitner 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 Massachusetts
    • BCBS MA Blue Care Elect PPO
    • BCBS MA HMO Blue with Managed Care Behavioral Health
    • BCBS MA Preferred Blue PPO
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA LocalPlus
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim
    • Harvard Pilgrim ChoiceNet HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
    • Harvard Pilgrim PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan
    • Tufts Granite Advantage EPO, PPO and Saver
    • Tufts PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO
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Locations & Directions

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, 1250 Hancock St, Quincy, MA
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