Dr. Shirley A Whitaker MD Nephrologist

Dr. Shirley Whitaker is a nephrologist in Springfield, Massachusetts. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Baystate Medical Center and Noble Hospital. She received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. She is one of 22 doctors at Baystate Medical Center and one of 11 at Noble Hospital who specialize in Nephrology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Nephrologist: General Nephrology

Hospital Affiliation

Baystate Medical Center
High performing in Nephrology

Noble Hospital

Education & Medical Training

VA Medical Center (Martinez CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1983 - 1983

St Mary's Hospital Medical Center (San Francisco CA)
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981 - 1982

Eastern Virginia Medical School
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1979 - 1981

VA Medical Center (Martinez CA)
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1984 - 1986

Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship, Nephrology, 1986 - 1987

Emory University School of Medicine
Class of 1979

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Nephrology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Choice
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
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