Dr. Richard Ian Whyte MD Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon

Dr. Richard Whyte is a thoracic and cardiac surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Stanford Hospital and Clinics. He received his medical degree from University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and has been in practice for 31 years. Dr. Whyte accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and one of 29 at Stanford Hospital and Clinics who specialize in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgeon: General Cardiac/Thoracic Surgery

Hospital Affiliation

Stanford Hospital and Clinics
Ranked #16 in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
High performing in Cardiology & Heart Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, General Surgery, 1983–1990

University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers
Fellowship, Thoracic Surgery, 1990–1992

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Class of 1983

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified 23 years in Surgery

American Board of Thoracic Surgery
Certified 11 years in Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

CA State Medical License
Active through 2015

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Publications & Presentations

What is the Prevalence of a "Nontherapeutic" Thymectomy?
Kent, M. S.,Wang, T.,Gangadharan, S. P.,Whyte, R. I.

Open, Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery, and Robotic Lobectomy: Review of a National Database.
Kent, M.,Wang, T.,Whyte, R.,Curran, T.,Flores, R.,Gangadharan, S.

Sternal fracture: Isolated lesion versus polytrauma from associated extrasternal injuries-Analysis of 1,867 cases.
Odell, D. D.,Peleg, K.,Givon, A.,Radomislensky, I.,Makey, I.,Decamp, M. M.,Whyte, R.,Gangadharan, S. P.,Berger, R. L.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Network Health Plan HMO
  • Network Health Plan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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