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Dr. Oliver Whipple, MD

Bariatric Surgery*
4.7 (38)
Map Pin Small Savannah, GA
Accepting new patients
25 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Oliver Whipple, MD

Dr. Oliver Whipple, MD is a Bariatric Surgery Specialist in Savannah, GA. They specialize in Bariatric Surgery, has 25 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from Mercer University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Memorial Health University Medical Center. Dr. Whipple, completed a residency at Memorial Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Whipple an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Whipple works at Memorial Health University Physicians - Surgical and Bariatric Care in Savannah, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Obesity along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Humana as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Whipple's Office Locations

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    Memorial Health University Physicians - Surgical and Bariatric Care
    4700 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA 31404 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Obesity
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Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastrectomy
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Gallstones
Umbilical Hernia
Gallbladder Removal
Abdominal Pain
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Ventral Hernia
Acid Reflux Surgery
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anorectal Abscess
Appendicitis
Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Biliary Tract Cancer
Breast Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
Crohn's Disease
Esophageal Achalasia and Cardiospasm
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diverticulum
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hemorrhoids
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Intestinal Obstruction
Ischemic Colitis
Lipomas
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Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Pancreatic Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pediatric Obesity
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pleural Effusion
Pouchitis
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Nodule
Traumatic Brain Injury
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
Bile Duct Procedure
Colectomy
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophagomyotomy
Esophagomyotomy with Robotic Assist
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Hemigastrectomy
Hernia Repair
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Revision Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgery for Achalasia
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy
Puncture Aspiration
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Tracheal Surgery
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.7
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    About Dr. Oliver Whipple, MD

    Specialties*
    • Bariatric Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 25 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1386686384
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Cleveland Clinic Florida
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Memorial Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Mercer University School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Memorial Health University Medical Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Oliver Whipple, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Whipple is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Whipple has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Whipple works at Memorial Health University Physicians - Surgical and Bariatric Care in Savannah, GA. View the full address on Dr. Whipple’s profile.

    Dr. Whipple has seen patients for Obesity, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Whipple on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    38 patients have reviewed Dr. Whipple. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Whipple.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Whipple, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Whipple appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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