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Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD

Pediatrics* Age 56
Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD
4.4 (7 Ratings)

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Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Columbia, SC.
Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD
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Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD

Pediatrics* Age 56
Columbia, SC
Accepting new patients
29 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Columbia, SC.

About

Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD is a Pediatrics Specialist in Columbia, SC and has 29 years experience. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN in 1995 and completed a residency at Palmetto Health Alliance.They currently practice at Sandhills Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic and are affiliated with Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital, Lexington Medical Center and Prisma Health Richland Hospital. Dr. Whitaker has experience treating conditions like Fever and Acute Upper Respiratory Infection among other conditions at varying frequencies. At present, Dr. Whitaker received an average rating of 4.4/5 from patients and has been reviewed 7 times. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Whitaker is board certified in Pediatrics and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Fever
Immunization Administration
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Fever
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Immunization Administration
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Common Cold
Constipation
Newborn Jaundice
Pharyngitis
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
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Acute Sinusitis
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Athlete's Foot
Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
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Balanoposthitis
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Hydrocele
Hyperlipidemia
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Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
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Influenza (Flu)
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Laryngitis
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Lipid Disorders
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Menstrual Disorders
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Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Weakness
Nail and Nail Bed Infection
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Nasopharyngitis
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Newborn Noninfectious Diarrhea
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Nosebleed
Obesity
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Osgood Schlatter Disease
Otitis Media
Outer Ear Infection
Overweight
Painful Urination (Dysuria)
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)
Pediatric Obesity
Pediatric Overweight
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
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Sickle Cell Disease
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Speech, Language and Learning Disorders
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Wheezing
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Yeast Infections
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Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Circumcision
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Obesity Counseling

Insurance Accepted

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  • APCN Open Access Aetna Select
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
    Open Choice PPO
    Premier Care Network Plus - Innovation Health
  • Blue Card PPO
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    Open Access Plus
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    Medica Choice
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Locations

  1. 1 Sandhills Pediatric & Adolescent Clinic
    1749 Marshall St # 110, Columbia, SC 29203
  2. 2 Wellspring Counseling Services LLC
    7941 Broad River Rd, Irmo, SC 29063
  3. 3 Office
    101 Sum Mor Dr, West Columbia, SC 29169
  4. 4 Sandhills Pediatrics
    4568 Sunset Blvd, Lexington, SC 29072
  5. 5 Sandhills Pediatrics
    110 Summit Centre Dr, Columbia, SC 29229

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Feb 20, 2017
Dr. Whitaker has been my son's doctor for 14 years. He has taken great care to ensure my son's health and safety takes top priority, as my son has life threatening allergies. I wouldn't trust another doctor as much as I trust Dr. Whitaker.
Jennifer in Columbia, SC — Feb 20, 2017
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Specialties*
Pediatrics
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA AT AIKEN
    1995
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
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Residency Hospital
  • Palmetto Health Alliance
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Whitaker's profile.

Dr. Whitaker frequently treats the following conditions: Fever and Acute Upper Respiratory Infection. See more on Sharecare.

Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD is affiliated with Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital, Lexington Medical Center and Prisma Health Richland Hospital.

Yes, Dr. Robert Whitaker, MD holds board certification in Pediatrics.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Prisma Health Baptist Parkridge Hospital

    400 Palmetto Health Pkwy, Columbia, SC

  • Lexington Medical Center

    2720 Sunset Blvd, West Columbia, SC

  • Prisma Health Richland Hospital

    5 Richland Medical Park Dr, Columbia, SC