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Russell Whitaker, MD

Dr. Whitaker is a cardiologist in the Etowah County area. He is affiliated with Grandview Medical Center and 3 more hospitals.
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16 doctors
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15 doctors
Top 5%
7 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw more cardiovascular disease (CVD) patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Etowah County area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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11 doctors
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11 doctors
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5 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw more heart disease patients than 85% of similar doctors in the Etowah County area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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18 doctors
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17 doctors
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8 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw pain patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw more irregular heartbeat patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Etowah County area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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Dr. Whitaker saw Long QT syndrome patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw chronic bronchitis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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3 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Whitaker saw sepsis patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Whitaker saw heart block patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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3 doctors
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3 doctors
Top 5%
1 doctor
Dr. Whitaker saw acute renal failure patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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10 doctors
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9 doctors
Top 5%
4 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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1 doctor
Dr. Whitaker saw kidney failure patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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14 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw digestive tract conditions patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw more abnormal breathing patients than 75% of similar doctors in the Etowah County area in 2014–2017. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw obesity patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.
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15 doctors
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15 doctors
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7 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw vascular disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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1 doctor
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2 doctors
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Dr. Whitaker saw AV block patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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13 doctors
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13 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw lung condition patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw atrial fibrillation (Afib) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
Top 15%
7 doctors
Top 5%
3 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw heart failure patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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2 doctors
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2 doctors
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Dr. Whitaker saw enlarged heart patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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4 doctors
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4 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw heart valve condition patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw cerebrovascular disease patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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12 doctors
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12 doctors
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6 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw diabetes patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw congestive heart failure (CHF) patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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3 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw anxiety patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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5 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw stroke patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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5 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw shortness of breath patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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6 doctors
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6 doctors
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2 doctors
Dr. Whitaker saw fainting patients in 2014–2017, but we couldn’t determine whether he was a top doctor for the condition in the Etowah County area. Learn more.

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Cost estimates

These ranges are network rate estimates across all the insurance plans that Dr. Whitaker accepts.
Electrocardiogram (EKG) $79 – 236

Amino’s cost estimates are estimates of the total amount that you and your health insurance company might pay for a procedure—this is what we call the “network rate”. Our cost estimates can help you prepare for the financial impact of medical care and help you make more confident decisions about where to get treated.

Locations

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

Office
300 Medical Center Dr
Gadsden, AL 35903
582 miles away

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Credentials
  • University of Louisville Program
    RESIDENCY
  • Medical College of Georgia at Georgia Regents University
    MEDICAL EDUCATION, 1975

Hospital affiliations

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

  • Grandview Medical Center
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Marshall Medical Center South
    B
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Gadsden Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)
  • Riverview Regional Medical Center
    C
    Hospital safety grade (Spring 2017)

Insurance accepted

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  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • 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
  • First Choice Health
  • Group Health Cooperative
  • Health Alliance Plan of Michigan
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana
  • Independence Blue Cross AmeriHealth
  • Magellan Health
  • MedCost
  • Medica
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • Medicare
  • Meritain Health
  • Moda Health
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Priority Health
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • TRICARE
  • United Healthcare
  • ValueOptions
  • Viva Health
  • Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield