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Russell Whitaker, MD

Dr. Whitaker is a cardiologist in the Gadsden area. He is affiliated with Riverview Regional Medical Center and 2 more hospitals.
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Dr. Whitaker saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw more Long QT syndrome patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw more heart block patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw pain patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw more abnormal breathing patients than 85% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw urinary tract infection (UTI) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw chronic bronchitis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw bipolar disorder patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw lung condition patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw acid reflux patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw hyponatremia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw obesity patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.
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Dr. Whitaker saw more coronary artery disease (CAD) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw encephalopathy patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw sepsis patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw more atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients than 75% of similar doctors nationwide in 2014–2019. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw dementia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw AV block patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw pneumonia patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw heart failure patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw enlarged heart patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw shortness of breath patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw high cholesterol patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw diabetes patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Dr. Whitaker saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2019, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition nationwide. Learn more.

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Locations

Dr. Whitaker sees patients and can be reached at the following location.

The Rumley Center for Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery
300 Medical Center Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
853 miles away

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Credentials
  • Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1975

Specializations

    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Advanced Heart Failure And Transplant Cardiology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Interventional Cardiology
    1. Allopathic & Osteopathic Physicians
    2. Internal Medicine
    3. Cardiovascular Disease

Hospital affiliations

Dr. Whitaker is able to admit and treat patients at the following hospitals.

  • Riverview Regional Medical Center
    A
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Gadsden Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)
  • Grandview Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Fall 2019)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Banner Health
  • Baptist Health Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Arizona
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Mississippi
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Dakota
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Wyoming
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Blue Shield of California
  • BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina
  • BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee
  • CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina
  • EmblemHealth
  • Evergreen Health Cooperative
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health First
  • Health Net
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • MVP Health Care
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • Pomco
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield