Dr. James F Whelan MD Surgeon

Dr. James Whelan is a surgeon in Richmond, Virginia and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center and San Juan Hospital. He received his medical degree from Royal College of Surgeons Ireland and has been in practice for 14 years. Dr. Whelan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 13 doctors at Hampton Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 7 at San Juan Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: Trauma Surgery & Surgical Critical Care

Education & Medical Training

Huron Hospital - Cleveland Clinic H
Residency, General Surgery, 2000–2005

Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
Class of 2000

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgical Critical Care

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

Flexion-extension cervical spine plain films compared with MRI in the diagnosis of ligamentous injury.
Duane, T.M., Cross, J., Scarcella, N., Wolfe, L.G., Mayglothling, J., Aboutanos, M.B., Whelan, J.F., Malhotra, A.K., Ivatury, R.R.

Findings of a randomized controlled trial using limited transthoracic echocardiogram (LTTE) as a hemodynamic monitoring tool in the trauma bay.
Ferrada, P.,Evans, D.,Wolfe, L.,Anand, R. J.,Vanguri, P.,Mayglothling, J.,Whelan, J.,Malhotra, A.,Goldberg, S.,Duane, T.,Aboutanos, M.,Ivatury, R. R.

Independent Predictors of Enteric Fistula and Abdominal Sepsis After Damage Control Laparotomy: Results From the Prospective AAST Open Abdomen Registry.
Bradley, M. J.,Dubose, J. J.,Scalea, T. M.,Holcomb, J. B.,Shrestha, B.,Okoye, O.,Inaba, K.,Bee, T. K.,Fabian, T. C.,Whelan, J. F.,Ivatury, R. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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