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Amber Doherty Whittenburg, MD

Pain Management

Accepts New Patients
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About Amber Doherty Whittenburg, MD

Dr. Whittenburg is board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. She is trained in all facets of chronic pain medicine. She uses multiple interventional pain techniques including spinal cord stimulation, sympathetic blocks, joint injections, epidural injections, and ultrasound guided peripheral nerve blocks. Through a multimodal approach to treatment, she aims to optimize pain control, improve functional activity, and restore quality of life for all of her patients. 

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdults, Geriatrics, Adolescents (ages 12-18)
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Pflugerville
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Only
Aetna - Health Network Option
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access HMO
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Aetna - US Access
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Access PPO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus HMO-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO-Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Individual Marketplace
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSW SeniorCare Advantage PPO
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Covenant Preferred HMO
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Baylor Scott & White Health Plan - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Bell County Public Health District - Bell County Public Health District
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Bronze
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage Silver
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice Plus
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Federal Select PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
Accepts New Patients
Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Brookshire Brothers - Brookshire Brothers Employee Plan (Nexcaliber)
Cigna - CAC Plan
Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - Flexcare
Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Access
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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Consolidated Association of Railroad Employees - Self-Insured Employee Plan
Coventry - Coventry/First Health
Envolve Vision - Envolve Vision
EyeMed Vision - EyeMed Vision
First Health - First Health PPO
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus HMO
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FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Plus PPO
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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FirstCare Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - Hendrick Health Employee Plan
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FirstCare Health Plans - Pyco Industries Employee Plan
Accepts New Patients
FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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Galaxy Health Network - Galaxy Health Network
Gladney Center - Gladney Center
Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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HealthSmart - ACCEL Network
HealthSmart - HealthSmart PPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care EPO
HealthSmart - HealthSmart Preferred Care GEPO
HealthSmart - Preferred Network
Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members Only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - ChoiceCare Preferred Network
Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Imagine Health - EPN
Independent Medical Systems - IMS Network
Magellan - CHIP
Magellan - Navigator Networks
Magellan - Pinnacle Networks
Magellan - STAR
Magellan - STAR Kids
Magellan - Summit Networks
Medicaid - AmeriGroup
Medicaid - Oklahoma Medicaid
Medicaid - Parkland HealthFirst
Medicaid - Superior HealthPlan
Medicaid - Traditional Medicaid
Medical Development International - MDI
Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Midland Memorial Hospital - Employee Benefit Plan
Mother Frances Hospital Regional - Self-Insured Employee Plan
OccuNet - Occupational Networks of Texas, Inc.
Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
PHCS Network - Beech Street of Texas PPO
PHCS Network - Private Health Care SYstem PPO
Reny Company - Workers Comp
Rockport - Workers Comp
Sedgwick Preferred Network f/k/a Southwest Medical - Workers Comp
Superior Vision - Superior Vision
Superior - Ambetter Balance Care - Silver
Superior - Ambetter Secure Care - Gold
Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Three Rivers Network - Three Rivers Network
Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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TriWest - VA-PCCC
United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum - United Behavioral Healthcare/Optum
UnitedHealth - AARP Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - CHIP
UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Dual Complete Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Group Medicare Advantage
UnitedHealth - Medicare Complete
UnitedHealth - Medicare Gold
UnitedHealth - Medicare Silver
UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Nexus ACO OA
UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Secure Horizons
UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - STAR
UnitedHealth - STAR Kids
UnitedHealth - STAR+PLUS
UnitedHealth - UHC West Signature Value Gated HMO
University Mary Hardin - Baylor-Employee Benefit Plan
Your rights and protections against surprise medical bills

Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call your physician's office or your health or insurance plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. Not all members participating in contracted networks have "in network" access. In network participation may change from time to time without prior notice. Independent providers (which could include, for example only, anesthesiologists, radiologists, pathologists, emergency medicine physicians, advance practice professionals, and other independent providers of health care services) may deliver part of your care, and such providers may be considered out-of-network on your health and insurance plans even if the Facility may be considered in network. If you desire additional information as to the providers who may be involved in providing your care, you can either ask your treating provider (who may know some of the specialists or groups who could be involved) or you can request a list of Facility-based physician groups by calling the following toll free number: (877) 810-0372. This list is updated annually and is subject to change without prior notice.

Meet Amber Doherty Whittenburg, MD

Meet Amber Whittenburg, MD

Background

Education
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Science Center (2003)
  • Residency: Anesthesiology, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicin (2007)
  • Fellowship: Pain Management, Oregon Health & Science University - OHSU (2009)
Certifications
  • Pain Medicine - American Board of Anesthesiology/Pain Medicine
  • Anesthesiology - American Board of Anesthesiology
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare. As part of that vision, Baylor Scott & White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies (collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education. To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities. The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements. Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Aug 25, 2020, Amber Doherty Whittenburg, MD  has reported no outside relationship with Industry that is applicable to this listing.

Reviews (103) for Amber Doherty Whittenburg, MD

Overall: 4.7*
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Jan 10, 2023
She listened carefully, answered my questions and explained the diagnosis and treatment options.
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Jan 8, 2023
Very nice office everything was explained good to me.
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Jan 6, 2023
She listens, she is kind and she always does her job extremely well.
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Jan 6, 2023
She was very friendly and showed genuine concern over my issued
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Dec 28, 2022
Explained procedure very well. Went through everything carefully. Understanding to your needs. Loved her protocol.
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Dec 17, 2022
I really enjoyed my first visit with Dr Whittenburg. She was friendly, very professional and very knowledgeable about my condition. She answered all my concerns, and also my daughter's who was with me. I was very thankful that during the visit, she offered and gave me a pain treatment that eased my pain. I would definitely recommend her to my family and friends.
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Dec 17, 2022
She listens and describes very well.
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Dec 15, 2022
Excellent service
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Dec 14, 2022
She was very professional she took time and explaining procedure and very understanding my for scheduling a date and time
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Dec 10, 2022
Very informative, ask lots of questions & gave me direct answers
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Dec 10, 2022
Knowledgeable very curteus
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Dec 7, 2022
I was able to get an appointment the next day and I was a first time patient. I was in extreme pain, level 10, and she was very empathic and caring. She also made room in her schedule the next day to get the injections she recommended. She's awesome and I'm so glad I was able to see her so quickly. My pain has significantly decreased.
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Dec 2, 2022
She listened and explained
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Nov 22, 2022
Too early to know but she did spend significant time discussing my problem.
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Nov 19, 2022
Very professional
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Nov 14, 2022
She is helping me by sending me in the right direction
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Nov 11, 2022
Very good
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Nov 10, 2022
I received pain management mitigation to the base of my neck.
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Nov 10, 2022
She knew her stuff and has helped me, in my book that is a high mark.
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Nov 8, 2022
Dr. Whittenburg was on time, current with my file, easy to talk to, and very thorough.
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Nov 5, 2022
Very thorough and compassionate about my problem
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Nov 4, 2022
Dr. Was very thorough and knowledgeable
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Nov 3, 2022
She was quick to help me relieve my back pain. We could've waited until Monday after my MRI to get the injection, but she was very helpful. She really wanted to me to be pain free. I appreciate everything she's done. She was very quick to help me and cared about me.
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Nov 1, 2022
Very thorough in taking history prior to test
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Nov 1, 2022
She was very compassionate
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Oct 29, 2022
Explained things thoroughly in way easy to understand, was personable and answered all my questions and concerns making me feel good about our plan.
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Oct 24, 2022
Everyone was very nice and Amber was very thorough in explaining what was going to happen.
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Oct 17, 2022
Very thorough and mindful of my problems
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Oct 16, 2022
Little wait time, talked me thru procedure, very professional and friendly
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Oct 8, 2022
I was in severe pain and she showed compassion and listed to what I had to say. And assured me we would get the pain and problem taken care of.
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Oct 1, 2022
Excellence. Very caring and knowledgeable.
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Sep 30, 2022
Very good at explaining my options.
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Sep 22, 2022
Assessed what part of my hip was bothering me and set up a treatment option for the same day
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Sep 13, 2022
Very thoughtful and thorough.
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Sep 12, 2022
Took the time to really listen to me.
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Sep 9, 2022
She took the time to ask the right questions and listen. I feel I am moving in the right direction to deal with my condition.
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Sep 2, 2022
She listened to me and explained the next steps for me.
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Aug 30, 2022
Caring and explained everything very well and clearly.
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Aug 27, 2022
The doctor was very much into detail and provided several suggestions for my pain including getting an x-ray and injection. My husband and I couldn't have been more pleased with her service.
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Aug 27, 2022
Pleasant caring service in a time of real need. Thank you Dr whittenburg.
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Aug 25, 2022
The Dr listened to my experience carefully and then repeated my issue to aid clarification
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Aug 25, 2022
She spent time doing various tests, asking questions, explaining things, and just showing an attitude of care. I really appreciated that she didn't rush through the visit, even though I was pretty sure she knew what was wrong in the first minute and a half.
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Aug 20, 2022
Very clear.analysis of my issue, with definite plan of action.
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Aug 16, 2022
I have been going to her for 12 years. Would never leave her. She keeps me mobile.
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Aug 12, 2022
I have a complicated body but felt that she explained everything to me clearly!
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