Dr. S. BRETT Whitfield

Doctor (M.D.)

Location:
Beckley, West Virginia Map External Link
Gender:M
Specialty:Orthopedics / Sports
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Practice: ORTHOPAEDIC & SPINE SURGERY ASSOCIATES
Hospital: Raleigh General Hospital
Phone:304-253-1077
Med. School:University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Grad. Year: 1998

Answers Email: Unknown
Online Appt. Scheduling: Unknown
Accepting New Patients:Y

Profile updated 20/10/13    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

Rating: 4.4 out of 5 (5 is best), based on 9 reviews. Dr. S. BRETT Whitfield has a good overall rating on RateMDs.com. smile

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Orthopedics / Sports-related: hand surgery, arthritis surgery, knee surgery, back surgery, spine surgery, scoliosis, athletic injuries, sports injuries, sprained knees, back strains, broken bones, torn ligaments
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18/04/14 SYSTEM: 'birds of a feather' score (based on Medicare patients-in-common): 3.5 
 
20/10/13 SYSTEM: First Name changed from "Brett" to "Brett B." 
RID: 2643367
08/05/13 4 4 5 5 Performed total hip replacement in 2008. Excellent experience. No problems. Would highly recommend him. 
Insurance: Humana
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RID: 2547950
01/02/13 5 5 5 5 Dr whitfield is the Greatest he knows what he is doing for sure, I had a complete knee replacement on Wednesday and went upstairs to my bedroom on a Sunday. That was 10 yrs ago I have never had any problem with my knee since. 
Insurance: Veterans Administration
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RID: 1702867
02/02/12 1 1 1 3 had a fracture of my hip replacment,sent in referal from my Dr never recieved a phone call.Was told by receptionist Dr didnt like to work on other Dr's replacment. You cannot leave a message for them just have to keep calling.Bad experience  Respond
RID: 1670051
27/12/11 4 3 5 5 Performed hip replacement on me in 2009....Was professional and did an excellent job. Highly recommend this doctor. 
Insurance: Humana
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RID: 1567276
21/10/11 1 4 5 5 Dr. Whitfield is an amazing doctor. He performed surgery on my knee for a tendon tear, then I had other issues that He promptly responded to. His nurses are fabulous! However, when it comes to his secretarial staff... they are a complete nightmare!!! They were supposed to set up an appointment for an MRI.. never heard back from them until I had to be seen at UVA, then they called and asked if I had had my MRI.. I told them they never scheduled it!! Then, it took them over a week to fax my records to UVA after I called everyday & was assured they were going to be sent that day..had to threaten that I was going to have to get a lawyer.. Then I had to pay for a very expensive prescription out pocket b/c I didn't have a prior authorization.. They were supposed to send in the prior auth to my insurance for my reimbursement.. that was 6/9/11..today is 10/21/11.. Need I say more?? 
Insurance: Blue Cross / Blue Shield
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RID: 1474142
27/06/11 5 5 5 5 Dr Whitfield is wonderful! A top notch surgeon and caring physician. I fractured my wrist recently and Dr Whitfield came in to do my surgery on his day off and he did an excellent job! I hope I never have to have surgery like this again, but if I do he is the surgeon I would go to and recommend to anyone!  Respond
RID: 929646
06/07/09 5 5 5 5 I recently wrecked on my Mountain Bike. I had a very serious AC Separation. I made an appointment with Dr. Whitfield and I am very glad that I did. Dr. Whitfield is a gentleman and an outstanding physician. Dr. Whitfield and his office treated me like royalty. He was very kind and took time to answer every single question. Surgery was the best option for me due to my age and active life style. My surgery took place at Plateau Medical Center. It is a wonderful facility. The nurses took excellent care of me. I am at about 10 weeks out and I am doing fine. I am really surprised at how quickly I have healed. I am able to run and bike now and I should be swimming in a few weeks. I thank God that we have an Orthopedic Physician like Dr. Whitfield here in Beckley. I highly recommend him if you need joint replacement or have a sports injury. I am proof of his expertise and I would not hesitate to go to him in the future. 
Insurance: Aetna
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RID: 906089
05/06/09 5 5 5 5 EXCELLENT SURGEON AND COMMUNICATOR....WOULD RECOMMEND. 
Insurance: Medicare
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RID: 232839
26/03/07 3 1 4 Comment, what's the point..it may or may not remain.  Respond